Monthly Archives: June 2015
When I drive from central Liverpool towards Crosby in the North of the city, there’s a sight that never fails to snatch my breath.Read the full story..
Jackson Pollock’s black pourings weren’t popular during his lifetime. In fact, they’ve never had the attention that admirers think they deserve.Read the full story..
“Leading a thriving arts organisation is always busy.”Read the full story..
At the very end of December 1910, a new cinema opened in Manchester city centre at the junction of Oxford Street and Whitworth Street West.Read the full story..
So that was the weekend that was! After months of speculation, not to say some anxiety from former Cornerhouse habitués and Library Theatre Company stalwarts, Manchester’s HOME officially opened not only its doors but also its outside areas, and the deckchairs proved immediately popular on Bank Holiday Weekend, rechristened HOME-warming weekend.Read the full story..
Often sidelined as quackery, herbal medicine pre-dates its modern Western counterpart by thousands of years, and to raise awareness and highlight the importance of herbalism, this week is Herbal Medicine Week.Read the full story..
Sometimes it’s hard to believe that Northern Soul is two years old. Two years! Wow, we’ve come so far and we’ve reached so high…no, wait, that’s something else.Read the full story..
Part of a pleasingly sophisticated new wave of venues popping up in Manchester’s Back Piccadilly, would Tariff & Dale live up to appearances? Northern Soul finds out.Read the full story..
WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO WAR OF THE ROSÉS: A SUPERMARKET WINE TASTING AT THE NORTHERN LAWN TENNIS CLUB, WEST DIDSBURYRead the full story..
As Northern English cities go, Hull is generally regarded as punching under its weight. It’s got character though – oh aye, bags of that.Read 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