Monthly Archives: October 2014
Early One Morning. It sounds like the opening of a folk song and, as is often the case in folk songs, there is a truth to be told; storytelling passed from generation to generation which celebrates love and makes sense of what is often a cruel world.Read the full story..
Northern Soul’s Rich Jevons talks to Pilot Theatre’s artistic director Marcus Romer about the company’s contemporary take on Sophocles’ Greek classic, Antigone.Read the full story..
Ask anyone for the first name of the choreographer and it’s pot luck whether they say “Christopher” or “Mark”. For the latter, dance runs in his blood but his father’s legacy has never cast a shadow over his work.Read the full story..
Isabel Webb was the winner of Northern Soul and HOME‘s young theatre reviewer competition. Here the 17-year-old student from Manchester High School for Girls reviews HOME’s production of Romeo & Juliet – and chats to the two actors playing the lead roles.Read the full story..
For some X Factor winners it is a swift return to pub gigs. For others like Joe McElderry it leads to gold records and gigs at decent-sized venues.Read the full story..
- Picture Gallery: RESET, RedHouse Originals, Harrogate
- “Your worst enemy in this game is indifference.” John Cooper Clarke talks about his autobiography, I Wanna Be Yours
- “This chart brings us closer to the mainstream.” Manchester launches the Official Folk Albums Chart
- “The animation industry wouldn’t be where it is today without Manchester.” Director of Manchester Animation Festival, Steve Henderson
- The Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2021
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“This chart brings us closer to the mainstream.” Manchester launches the Official Folk Albums Chart Kevin Bourke attends the launch of an exciting new music initiative northernsoul.me.uk/this-chart… #folkmusic #folk @themarkrad @david_soitis @HOME_mcr pic.twitter.com/PziMX3flJB
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