Monthly Archives: May 2013
The differences between North and South Manchester – both real and imagined – are presented to hilarious effect in Posh Tramps and Papooses – the new production from Manchester’s excellent MaD Theatre Company.Read the full story..
Going to school in Manchester I learnt about the Peterloo Massacre because the leaders of Manchester City Council, in those days at least, thought that we should know about a key event in the campaign for the vote which had taken place in the city.Read the full story..
Ten minutes walk from Manchester city centre is Islington Mill Studios, a former cotton-spinning mill which has been rehabilitated as the ultimate bohemian art space, thanks to the not inconsiderable efforts of ex-Central St. Martin’s fashion student and Salfordian Bill Campbell.Read the full story..
As well as movements such as Chartism and the Suffragettes, the Working Class Movement Library in Salford also collects and promotes the histories of more recent radical movements including the punk scene in Britain.Read the full story..
You know how sometimes you go to a show and you can just feel that this is somehow a tipping point for the performers? Well, there was a definite air of “event” about Kan’s triumphant show at Band On The Wall, and not just because the likes of Becky Unthank and Mike Harding were in the audience.Read the full story..
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Films: Northern Soul’s Comfort Viewing (Part One) With us all cooped up inside, there’s not a great deal to do except watch stuff. And so our Film Editor @MrGeetsRomo has canvassed contributors and friends for their ‘comfort viewing’ films. Enjoy! northernsoul.me.uk/films-nort… pic.twitter.com/HeQQKC7Fex