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Lady Annabella

Lady Annabella Marczewska of Jesmond talks to Northern Soul

August 14, 2016 Comments Off on Lady Annabella Marczewska of Jesmond talks to Northern Soul

Lady Annabella Marczewska of Jesmond is a polymath.

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Preview: Girls On Film, The Cumberland Arms, Newcastle

May 1, 2016 Comments Off on Preview: Girls On Film, The Cumberland Arms, Newcastle

We all know the drill with academic conferences don’t we?

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Eyeliner, black leather and post-punk: not your average book launch

March 29, 2015 Comments Off on Eyeliner, black leather and post-punk: not your average book launch

Picture a book launch: chances are you’re imagining a staid and stifled event in a windowless inner-city Waterstones on a wet Wednesday afternoon, with copies of books and glasses of steadily souring white wine laid out in evenly-spaced rows on folding trestle tables.

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The Sound Of The Haunted North

December 19, 2014 Comments Off on The Sound Of The Haunted North

Guy Mankowski is a novelist based in Newcastle. Here he writes for Northern Soul about his third novel, How I Left The National Grid, to be published in February 2015. It’s about a Manchester-based singer who vanishes following a controversial appearance on Top of the Pops, and a journalist who tries to track him down. The book also celebrates the Northern post-punk music scene.

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