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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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Tangled: end of an era for legendary Manchester club night

June 20, 2014 Comments Off on Tangled: end of an era for legendary Manchester club night

For anyone who has spent time clubbing in Manchester, the club night Tangled has achieved almost mythic proportions.

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Twisted Wheel

The late, lamented Twisted Wheel

June 19, 2014 Comments Off on The late, lamented Twisted Wheel

Surely a city would protect the birthplace of Northern soul music from destruction? Not Manchester.

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Pulling a Northern Soul all-nighter at Victoria Baths

April 16, 2014 Comments Off on Pulling a Northern Soul all-nighter at Victoria Baths

Northern Soul fans are busy practising their extravagant dance moves as Manchester festival Un-Rest stages an all-nighter at the historic Victoria Baths.

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Blow Up North

February 21, 2014 Comments Off on Blow Up North

If the Hacienda was the clubbing mecca for Madchester then Blow Up performed the same function when Britpop fever took over the nation.

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Mark Radclilffe

Mark Radcliffe gets back to his roots

October 14, 2013 Comments Off on Mark Radcliffe gets back to his roots

Mark Radcliffe‘s self-confessed career highlight came in 2006 when he won Celebrity Stars In Their Eyes with a suspiciously Cornish-sounding Shane MacGowan.

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Mike Joyce

There’s a club, if you’d like to go

September 11, 2013 Comments Off on There’s a club, if you’d like to go

He’s the former drummer with The Smiths, a Manchester DJ and lover of new music. Mike Joyce talks to Lucy McNamara

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2022NQ First Birthday Party

April 17, 2013 Comments Off on 2022NQ First Birthday Party

As first birthday parties go, this is a good one.

For a man of 28 with no children, you’ll forgive my lack of experience in this department.

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