Monthly Archives: October 2014
Pigs sporting colourful neckerchiefs raced out of numbered stalls to reach a prize – an Oreo cookie. The crowd cheered for their favourites. Afterwards we were offered coupons for free bacon at a local supermarket chain. I declined.Read the full story..
If you’ve read Northern Soul‘s interview with Margaret Drabble, you’ll know how much we admire this literary legend. Earlier this month, we were in the audience as she spoke about her latest novel at the Midland Hotel as part of the Manchester Literature Festival.Read the full story..
WIN FREE TICKETS TO THE NORTHERN HOMEBUILDING & RENOVATING AND HOME IMPROVEMENT SHOWRead the full story..
As I wait in reception for the general manager of BBC Philharmonic, I notice a large crowd of people being body-scanned by security.Read the full story..
It’s the early 15th century and King Henry IV is King of England. His son, Prince Harry (Hal) is bothered by his lot and their strained relationship forms one part of the story.Read the full story..
WIN FREE TICKETS TO THE WHISKY SESSIONSRead the full story..
- 125-years-old and still going strong: Blackpool Grand Theatre
- Beautiful, fruitful, peaceful: discovering Ruskin in Sheffield
- Art, heritage and looking to the future: the Weavers Factory opens in Uppermill
- Manchester’s markets: “Finding out about the heritage of places helps people to strengthen their connections to where they live.”
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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Thought for the Day: ”Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and the shadows will fall behind you.” – Walt Whitman