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Dancing in the Dark, Chorlton Irish Club

Dance like there’s nobody watching: Dancing in the Dark, Chorlton Irish Club

April 4, 2017 Comments Off on Dance like there’s nobody watching: Dancing in the Dark, Chorlton Irish Club

It’s a damp Wednesday night in March and Northern Soul is in a blacked-out hall in South Manchester holding a pair of glow sticks and dancing with strangers to Don’t Talk to Me About Love by Altered Images.

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Invisible Wind Factory

Blown Away in Liverpool: From Kazimier to Invisible Wind Factory

June 1, 2016 Comments Off on Blown Away in Liverpool: From Kazimier to Invisible Wind Factory

There really was nowhere quite like the Kazimier.

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Stealing Sheep

Review: Stealing Sheep, Band on the Wall, Manchester

April 29, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Stealing Sheep, Band on the Wall, Manchester

It’s not every gig where the band members turn to each other at the end and say “We did it!” But this is a bit of a landmark: it’s the first date on Stealing Sheep’s first full national tour.

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Bridgewater Hall

What’s On in April – Music

April 6, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in April – Music

It’s time to dance off all those choccy eggs!

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What’s On in March – Music

March 5, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in March – Music

Blimmin’ eck, March looks set to be a cracking month for gigs in the North.

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What’s On in February – Music

February 12, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in February – Music

Ooh it’s been a bit chilly up in the North lately, so we’ve rounded up some musical treats to warm your cockles and cochleas.

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Band on the Wall

What’s On in January – Music

January 10, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in January – Music

After all the fun and festivity of the holidays it’s time to get back to the everyday grind. But never fear – there are some great gigs across the North to chase away those January blues.

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Christmas music

What’s On in December – Music

December 8, 2014 Comments Off on What’s On in December – Music

Tis the season to party!

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Hebden Bridge Trades Club

Behind the Scenes at Hebden Bridge Trades Club

December 4, 2014 Comments Off on Behind the Scenes at Hebden Bridge Trades Club

Hebden Bridge attracts a lot of labels: hippy haven, LGBT capital of the North and, back in the day, a veggie’s delight (Suma began life here). 

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Paradise Factory

Manchester’s Paradise Factory opens its doors for the last time

August 23, 2014 Comments Off on Manchester’s Paradise Factory opens its doors for the last time

Twenty-one is an important birthday for anyone but what if you are one of the biggest clubs ever to grace Manchester’s scene? Then you celebrate in style. On the back of last year’s phenomenally successful 20th reunion party, Paradise Factory is going out with a bang. Northern Soul caught up with creator Peter Dalton.

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