Monthly Archives: November 2014
During our time at ALRA North drama school in Wigan, one of the main pieces of advice from multiple tutors was the notion that if you’re not getting any work, you should create your own.Read the full story..
Director James Dacre, speaking to me as his version of Tennessee Williams’s Cat On A Hot Tin Roof was just about to set out on its tour of Northampton’s Royal & Derngate, Newcastle’s Live Theatre and, now, the Royal Exchange in Manchester, acknowledged that some 50s American drama “has historically become a slightly sentimentalised picture of a bygone timeRead the full story..
When it comes to the performing arts, you’d have to say that John Lahr is steeped in them.Read the full story..
Nearly 40,000 cyclist deaths and injuries in the North of England over the past decadeRead the full story..
The First World War is a conflict which has remained rooted in our collective consciousness.Read the full story..
- “Wrestling is a place where women can come and reclaim their bodies.” EVE Riot Grrrls of Wrestling talk to Northern Soul
- Missing Peaky Blinders? Don’t worry, you can relive it at locations across the north
- Once upon a time: how anti-migrant politics threaten the British writing industry
- “An opener to new worlds.” PechaKucha talks to Northern Soul
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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“Wrestling has a lot to offer. It is a place where women can come and reclaim their bodies and minds and feel empowered.” EVE Riot Grrrls of Wrestling talk to Northern Soul's Lisa Wood. northernsoul.me.uk/wrestling-… pic.twitter.com/EAwLywDM98
"For this is, surely, a little bit of Paris transplanted several hundred miles north." Northern Soul's Shaun Lyon writes a love letter to Southport. northernsoul.me.uk/a-love-let… #Southport @VisitEngland @VisitBritain
International artist, Lothar Götz, transforms Newcastle University’s @HattonGallery with new commission. Götz is best known for his large-scale, site-specific wall paintings, transforming spaces with vibrant colours and shapes. His new commission is no exception. pic.twitter.com/l7TWgBBjdY