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Ship Canal, Barton Lock and Bridge, by Colin Taylor

Painting the North: Ship Canal, Lock and Bridge by Colin Taylor

June 19, 2017 No Comments

In the first of a new series entitled Painting the North, Ant Cosgrove, the man behind The Northern Art Page on Facebook, will be sharing striking works of art, sketches and drawings from around The North.

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Northern Soul chats to artist Sarah-Joy Ford about feminism, LGBT narratives and Cut Cloth

June 6, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Soul chats to artist Sarah-Joy Ford about feminism, LGBT narratives and Cut Cloth

I can’t knit for toffee.

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MCR Library, by Don Stewart at Manchester Sketch Book

Picture Gallery: Manchester Sketch Book

May 17, 2017 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: Manchester Sketch Book

Sketch artist Don Stewart captures stunning and iconic architecture and scenery around the city in his collection, Manchester Sketch Book.

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Getting away with it: Northern Soul takes a trip to Yorkshire Sculpture Park

May 6, 2017 Comments Off on Getting away with it: Northern Soul takes a trip to Yorkshire Sculpture Park

I’m of the opinion that, on admission, art gallery attendants should inconspicuously hand over matchbox-sized flyers which say ‘don’t worry if you don’t like all (or indeed any) of it’.

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Gallery: Sketching Northern Life

April 11, 2017 Comments Off on Gallery: Sketching Northern Life

In her series Liz’s Scribbles, reportage illustrator Liz Ackerley captures stunning sketches of Northern life. Check out her amazing images in our gallery below.

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OK – The Musical: Northern Soul meets Christopher Kline, creator of Tate Liverpool’s new show

April 11, 2017 Comments Off on OK – The Musical: Northern Soul meets Christopher Kline, creator of Tate Liverpool’s new show

Back in a time before touchscreens and Tinder, there was Tiswas. Innocent, inexplicable Tiswas. At the turn of the 1980s, this Saturday morning TV chaos-fest was the hectic, hydrophilic yang to Multicoloured Swap Shop’s somewhat less water-logged yin.

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Are we snobbish about art? The Northern Soul Podcast

March 24, 2017 Comments Off on Are we snobbish about art? The Northern Soul Podcast

Hurrah and huzzah! It’s time for the Northern Soul Podcast.

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Be Strong, Live Happy and Love: 350 years of Paradise Lost at The Portico Library, Manchester

January 18, 2017 Comments Off on Be Strong, Live Happy and Love: 350 years of Paradise Lost at The Portico Library, Manchester

This year marks the 350th anniversary of John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost, the story of the fall of Satan and the destruction of Paradise. With this in mind, Manchester’s Portico Library is staging an inspiring and enlightening exhibition.

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Rock Art: artist John Hyatt talks to Northern Soul about his new exhibition

January 16, 2017 Comments Off on Rock Art: artist John Hyatt talks to Northern Soul about his new exhibition

“It’s the idea that you get a solo show and you give it away.”

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Constellations: Northern Soul explores the new displays at Tate Liverpool

December 3, 2016 Comments Off on Constellations: Northern Soul explores the new displays at Tate Liverpool

As we journey around our digital world, we are well used to following links and making connections between subjects that we might not otherwise have explored. For those of us who are fatally inquisitive, even if just as a means to procrastinate, this endless hop, skip and jump from subject to subject has its dangers.

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