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Rochdale-Literature-Festival

“It’s about bringing literature alive.” Punam Ramchurn, director of Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival

October 1, 2017 Comments Off on “It’s about bringing literature alive.” Punam Ramchurn, director of Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival

“I don’t think you should be snobby about reading,” says Punam Ramchurn, director of Rochdale Literature and Ideas Festival which is returning for the fifth time this month.

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No 6 Festival, images by Tim Cox-Brown

Review: Northern Soul heads to (a rather muddy) Festival No 6 in Portmeirion, North Wales

September 20, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Northern Soul heads to (a rather muddy) Festival No 6 in Portmeirion, North Wales

The village of Portmeirion was created in 1925 (and finished in 1975) under the aegis of architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis who thought it would be a wheeze to conjure up a little bit of Italy on the North Wales coast.

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The Stranglers, Head for the Hills, Andrew Allcock3

Photo Gallery: Head for the Hills, Ramsbottom Festival 2017

September 20, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Head for the Hills, Ramsbottom Festival 2017

Oooh, now this is one of Northern Soul‘s favourite times of year. 

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Head for the HIlls

Win two weekend tickets for Head for the Hills Festival

August 30, 2017 Comments Off on Win two weekend tickets for Head for the Hills Festival

Win two weekend tickets to Head for the Hills Festival

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Sugarhill Gang, Cotton Clouds Festival

Review and Photo Gallery: Cotton Clouds Festival, Saddleworth

August 15, 2017 Comments Off on Review and Photo Gallery: Cotton Clouds Festival, Saddleworth

A drunk woman gesticulates at me. “The back of the line for beer is there.”

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Review: Bluedot festival, Jodrell Bank

July 14, 2017 Comments Off on Review: Bluedot festival, Jodrell Bank

It’s been 60 years since the mighty Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank first started looking up towards the stars.

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Northern Grip

Win weekend camping tickets for two to Northern Grip’s weekend of “thrills in the hills”

June 26, 2017 Comments Off on Win weekend camping tickets for two to Northern Grip’s weekend of “thrills in the hills”

You and a friend could be in with the chance of winning free camping weekend tickets to Northern Grip festival being held 7th – 9th July in Rossendale.

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Julian Cope by Paul Husband

Review: Ramsbottom Festival 2016, Lancashire

October 3, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Ramsbottom Festival 2016, Lancashire

Several years ago, I schlepped from festival to festival with my performance poet boyfriend who was performing at each one. My memory is one of wet tents, horrid Portaloos and fairly awful poetry.

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The Northern Soul Podcast: Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia

September 7, 2016 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast: Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia

Hurrah! It’s the September Northern Soul Podcast.

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Women take to the stage at Science in the City festival

July 26, 2016 Comments Off on Women take to the stage at Science in the City festival

Dr Annie Keane writes for Northern Soul about some of the events showcasing women in science taking place at Manchester’s Science in the City Festival.

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