Northern Soul

Monthly Archives: June 2016

Steeleye Span

Julian Littman from Steeleye Span talks to Northern Soul

June 3, 2016 Comments Off on Julian Littman from Steeleye Span talks to Northern Soul

Longevity in the music business is rare, especially for bands. Fights over the lion’s share of the limelight and the inevitable ‘musical differences’ usually result in a shelf life of about 18 months.

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Halle Orchestra and Choir

Review: Martyrdom in Manchester – the Hallé, Bridgewater Hall

June 3, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Martyrdom in Manchester – the Hallé, Bridgewater Hall

On the evening when Manchester United was fighting for the FA Cup down in London, back in Manchester a different season was also drawing to a dramatic close.

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London

One year down, two to go…student life in London

June 3, 2016 Comments Off on One year down, two to go…student life in London

I’ve officially finished my first year of university. The initial exams are behind me and the results are a looming source of anxiety that I’m pushing firmly to the back of my mind.

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Portrait of Isabel Rawsthorne Standing in a Street in Soho 1967 (left) and After Muybridge - Woman Emptying a Bowl of Water and Paralytic Child on All Fours1965 (right) by Francis Bacon, on display in Francis Bacon: Invisible Rooms at Tate Liverpool until 18 September 2016

The Woman Who Stares Back: Francis Bacon at Tate Liverpool

June 1, 2016 Comments Off on The Woman Who Stares Back: Francis Bacon at Tate Liverpool

Here is a street. In the street stands a woman.

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Invisible Wind Factory

Blown Away in Liverpool: From Kazimier to Invisible Wind Factory

June 1, 2016 Comments Off on Blown Away in Liverpool: From Kazimier to Invisible Wind Factory

There really was nowhere quite like the Kazimier.

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Ren Harvieu by Chris Payne

Review: Ren Harvieu, St Ninian’s Church, Chorlton Arts Festival

June 1, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Ren Harvieu, St Ninian’s Church, Chorlton Arts Festival

Pretty much the minute any successful new recording artist releases their debut album, they’re faced with the age-old killer question: “When’s your second album coming out?”.

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Sara Pascoe

What’s On in June: Comedy in Manchester

June 1, 2016 Comments Off on What’s On in June: Comedy in Manchester

As the weather heats up, live comedy usually drifts away on holiday or into festival tents – not in Manchester though.

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Science Afternoon Tea

Review: Hilton Manchester’s Science Lab Afternoon Tea

June 1, 2016 Comments Off on Review: Hilton Manchester’s Science Lab Afternoon Tea

Technology – apparently it’s all in the cloud these days. Never was this more the case than up on Cloud 23 in the Hilton on Manchester’s Deansgate.

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Game, set, match in Manchester’s Didsbury

June 1, 2016 Comments Off on Game, set, match in Manchester’s Didsbury

For the next few weeks, the sound of racquets thwacking yellow balls and the aroma of barley water will be everywhere.

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