Monthly Archives: May 2016
Recently, the BBC Store, the Corporation’s portal for buying legal TV downloads, announced a bold new initiative: for every digital purchase made, customers would receive a VHS copy of the programme delivered straight to their door.Read the full story..
When Brix Smith first arrived in Manchester back in May 1983, she experienced an almighty culture shock.Read the full story..
Previewing as part of Manchester Histories Festival, On Corporation Street sees ANU and HOME join forces again for an exhilarating and intimate experience. Northern Soul has a pair of tickets and a three-course meal for two with a bottle of house wine at HOME to give away.Read the full story..
When you think of a history festival, what comes to mind? Simon Schama waxing lyrical on 17th century Dutch culture? A walking tour of medieval churches? Or an exhibition showcasing Roman Empire pottery shards?Read the full story..
If location location location counts as much for restaurants as it does for homes, then the Liverpool branch of CAU – the Argentinian-inspired steak-focused chain – should have TV’s Phil Spencer and Kirsty Allsopp fist-bumping and gyrating with delight.Read the full story..
“Water is the mosaic of the universe,” says artist Amy Sharrocks at the opening of her art installation, Museum of Water, held appropriately enough in a boat house on Lake Windermere.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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