Monthly Archives: December 2014
Swanky, stylish and scrumptious – three words that sum up the dining experience at Gusto on Manchester’s Lloyd Street. But would you expect anything less from Living Ventures’ newest restaurant?Read the full story..
Christmas is once more upon us and, as we all know, tis the season to be jolly. For many, it is a fun but exhausting round of social engagements and obligations.Read the full story..
Over several decades, the annual pantomime production at York Theatre Royal has built up a formidable reputation for delivering the best in expertly-staged traditional family fun.Read the full story..
Guy Mankowski is a novelist based in Newcastle. Here he writes for Northern Soul about his third novel, How I Left The National Grid, to be published in February 2015. It’s about a Manchester-based singer who vanishes following a controversial appearance on Top of the Pops, and a journalist who tries to track him down. The book also celebrates the Northern post-punk music scene.Read the full story..
In 1997 I was told to beg, borrow or steal a ticket to see something called Slava’s Snowshow at Glasgow’s Kings Theatre. Never mind that it was mid-July and 80 degrees outside, I would be a fool to miss this. Apparently.Read the full story..
As a humble student intern in 2007, Marisa Draper cut her professional teeth developing creative projects at Cornerhouse, Manchester’s prestigious independent arts and film centre.Read the full story..
Campaign for the North is a new cross-party organisation working towards a regional government for the North of England. Here, the organisation’s campaign director sets out its ambitions. What do you think? Let us know via Twitter @Northern_Soul_or in our comment thread below.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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"We can’t pick up our phones or open an app without a short animation being played. It’s the world’s greatest communicator." Steve Henderson, director of Manchester Animation Festival, chats to Northern Soul's @MrGeetsRomo. northernsoul.me.uk/manchester… #animation #Manchester pic.twitter.com/TEhexD6XSA