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music of star wars

Review: The Music of Star Wars Episodes I – VII, The Hallé, Manchester

November 5, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Music of Star Wars Episodes I – VII, The Hallé, Manchester

I have a confession. I flippin’ love film music.

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A guide to Pokémon Go

August 6, 2016 Comments Off on A guide to Pokémon Go

Is your child chirping on about Charizard? Is your bezzie boasting about battles? Are your gal pals glued to their phones more than usual?

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PLAY it!

Review: PLAY it! Manchester

April 7, 2016 Comments Off on Review: PLAY it! Manchester

Flex your thumbs gamers, Manchester’s Museum of Science and Industry’s celebration of more than 30 years of video gaming is back and this year there are even more games to play.

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For the love of gaming

April 1, 2016 Comments Off on For the love of gaming

A warm, spring breeze lifts my hair as I crest the hill and, turning, wait for my friends to catch up.

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Tampopo

Review: Tampopo, Corn Exchange, Manchester

March 13, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Tampopo, Corn Exchange, Manchester

In Manchester’s newly refurbished Corn Exchange there is an underground den of East Asian delights.

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Chetham's Library

Northern Soul’s Best Reads of 2015

December 24, 2015 Comments Off on Northern Soul’s Best Reads of 2015

At Northern Soul, we’ve done a lot of reading in 2015. Some of these books have been new publications, some have been titles sitting in our houses begging to be read, and some have been classics languishing on our wishlists.

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The Lowry Hotel

Review: The River Restaurant, Lowry Hotel, Salford

December 22, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The River Restaurant, Lowry Hotel, Salford

The Lowry Hotel is posh. As in porter-opening-your-taxi-door kind of posh. It’s probably the poshest posh in Manchester City Centre. And the food is posh too.

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Royal Exchange © Matthew J Graham, 2013 (2)

Northern Soul’s Top Places to Visit in the North

December 19, 2015 Comments Off on Northern Soul’s Top Places to Visit in the North

At Northern Soul, we make no bones about it: we love the North. I mean, we REALLY love it. With that in mind (and mindful about the Christmas spirit), we thought we’d share some of our favourite Northern places with you.

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Cloud 23 Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea

Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea, Cloud 23, Manchester

November 30, 2015 Comments Off on Winter Wonderland Afternoon Tea, Cloud 23, Manchester

I had the highest afternoon tea in Manchester.

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Fenwick's Christmas Window Display

Fenwick’s Christmas Window

November 15, 2015 1 Comment

“The boards are up,” my grandma tells me earnestly over the phone. “They’ve started building the Fenwick’s window.”

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