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Review: Outsiders – Five Women Who Changed the World by Lyndall Gordon, Manchester Literature Festival

October 21, 2017 No Comments

I’m tired of being told what a woman should and shouldn’t say.

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Lemn Sissay, Something Dark

Review: Something Dark, HOME, Manchester

October 21, 2017 No Comments

Lemn Sissay is magnetic.

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Beans on Toast by Andrew Allcock

Video: Beans on Toast talks to Northern Soul

October 11, 2017 No Comments

Ah, Beans on Toast. We love this singer-songwriter, as does Frank Turner who once said of him that “he sings songs and slays dragons”.

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Liz McClarnon and Ben Forster, Elf The Musical Launch, Nathan Cox

“I’m in a store and I’m singing!” Northern Soul meets the cast of Elf – The Musical

October 1, 2017 Comments Off on “I’m in a store and I’m singing!” Northern Soul meets the cast of Elf – The Musical

I am obsessed with the film Elf. Every year, without fail, I snuggle under a blanket with a glass of mulled wine and pop it on my telly box.

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La La Land in Concert, The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

Review: La La Land in Concert, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

September 26, 2017 Comments Off on Review: La La Land in Concert, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

I first saw La La Land with my parents. We’d picked up a copy on DVD from Primark (it was on a stand in that bit where you queue up to pay, next to the multi-packs of face-wipes and cheap socks), got in a load of snacks and some wine, and screened it on the big telly in the front room.

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Head for the Hills 2017 (Ramsbottom Festival): a film by Northern Soul

September 26, 2017 Comments Off on Head for the Hills 2017 (Ramsbottom Festival): a film by Northern Soul

Ah, Rammy. Previously the Ramsbottom Festival, Head for the Hills is one of the loveliest, yummiest festivals in the world ever.

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Pork burger. Turtle Bay

Review: Turtle Bay, Northern Quarter, Manchester

September 4, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Turtle Bay, Northern Quarter, Manchester

When Turtle Bay first cropped up in Manchester’s Northern Quarter, I didn’t go.

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Baps and Bloomers

The Great British Bread Debate: is it baps, buns, rolls or something else entirely?

August 12, 2017 Comments Off on The Great British Bread Debate: is it baps, buns, rolls or something else entirely?

Us Brits take our food seriously.

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You’re not a little bit OCD, I am

August 11, 2017 Comments Off on You’re not a little bit OCD, I am

I have a tough time keeping my mouth shut about topics that I feel passionate about.

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Free to Be OK

Northern Soul chats to Lauren Coulman, founder of Free to Be OK with Me about anxiety, acceptance and activism

August 4, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Soul chats to Lauren Coulman, founder of Free to Be OK with Me about anxiety, acceptance and activism

Last year, I lost two stone.

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