Monthly Archives: March 2016
WIN TICKETS TO PLAY IT! AT THE MUSEUM OF SCIENCE AND INDUSTRYRead the full story..
As the celebrations got under way for this week’s International Women’s Day, I led 20 women in tweeds, sizeable Edwardian hats and scarves on a Suffragette bike tour of Manchester, organised by transport charity Sustrans and Manchester Bike Tours.Read the full story..
There’s a moment in Thatcher Stole My Trousers – Alexei Sayle’s new volume of memoirs covering his ascent to comedy stardom – in which he finally gets to pass through the doors of London’s Capital Radio for the first time.Read the full story..
Every week is pie week in Northern Soul‘s house but we applaud the thinking behind the official British Pie Week. To mark the occasion (it’s happening now folks), here is a mouth-watering recipe from Manchester chef Olivia Casson and Cheshire company Essential Cuisine.Read the full story..
In 1859 the body of a man by the name of Harry Stokes washed up in the River Irwell. Upon examination, it was discovered that twice-married Stokes was biologically female and had been successfully living the life of a Victorian man in Manchester.Read the full story..
These days, grime is a music genre, the sound of urban Britain. But back in 1979 it had no such cultural connotations.Read the full story..
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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