Monthly Archives: October 2015
The telephone purrs ominously in my hand. I swirl the last dregs of lukewarm coffee at the bottom of the cup while sitting cross-legged on my desk chair, and stare at the pile of press releases and hand-written notes in scratchy blue biro on my desk.Read the full story..
With the hype machine cranking into first gear for The Force Awakens, it’s a timely moment to consider George Lucas’s other sci-fi film, one which is never likely to inspire a big budget sequel.Read the full story..
Kerry Wilkinson has consistently topped the Amazon UK charts since 2011 with his Manchester-set Jessica Daniel (and spin-off Andrew Hunter) series of thrillers.Read the full story..
It is a fine city indeed where Vimto mousse mixes with Sir Charles Hallé, Britain’s first nuclear free zone and an infamous sponge cake.Read the full story..
Keeping up with what the kids are up to online can be confusing. So here is a guide to the most popular social networks from Nadine Hill of JuggleMum.Read the full story..
Everywhere you turn in the North there’s a comedy festival. Take a wrong turning down a country lane and at the end is a big top with some comedian stood in the middle, microphone in hand… friesian cows looking on.Read the full story..
- Food Review: The Creameries, Chorlton, Manchester
- Review: Viv Albertine in conversation with Jeanette Winterson, Manchester Literature Festival, The Dancehouse
- Video: Nesh. Bobbins. Brew. How well do you know your Northernisms? Northern Soul heads to the streets to investigate.
- Egon Schiele and Francesca Woodman at Tate Liverpool: Northern Soul chats to curator Tamar Hemmes
Freerange Comedy Festival at Brewery Arts Centre Kendal
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Thought for the Day: "Original work finds its way out. It's like the grass growing up through the concrete." - Alan Plater