Monthly Archives: April 2016
With its reputation as a riotous first fixture in the festival calendar and an unmissable event for the connoisseur of indie, the annual music marathon that is the Gigantic Indie All Dayer proudly returns to kick-start the season once again with an almighty bang.Read the full story..
Manchester House is swish. It may not be the sort of word they’d use in their official publicity, but that’s the intention and that’s certainly the effect: a get-me-I’m-something-special fine dining experience in sumptuous surroundings, accessible from the street only by a private lift.Read the full story..
As I sit and wait for the call to connect with Amanda Mason, the historian behind Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style, a new exhibition at The Imperial War Museum North, I wonder what it is about clothing from bygone eras that has piqued our interest.Read the full story..
Manchester’s Spinningfields is a great place to just be, especially in summer.Read the full story..
The phrase ‘Shakespeare’s Birthday’ is enough to strike fear into the heart of anyone from Stratford-upon-Avon.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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Our shopping list used to include things like shoes, shiny hair clips and pretty things. Now it's sink unblocker, mildew remover and toilet duck. Occasionally slug repellent. Sigh.
Thought for the Day: "Between our birth and death we may touch understanding, As a moth brushes a window with its wing." - Christopher Fry