Monthly Archives: September 2016
When you’re born and bred Yorkshire, there’s something very satisfying about watching a play where the characters have strong Yorkshire accents.Read the full story..
WIN TICKETS TO THE GREAT NORTHERN CONTEMPORARY CRAFT FAIR, OLD GRANADA STUDIOS, MANCHESTERRead the full story..
“I love the mentality behind it,” Ben Batt tells me.Read the full story..
He promises poems about “death, human frailty and other classic conversation stoppers”. As pitches go for a literature event hoping to put bums on seats, it’s not your run of the mill promotion. But Henry Normal isn’t your conventional fella.Read the full story..
It was a night to remember – and not just because of Maxine Peake’s scorching performance.Read the full story..
“I think we’re still trying to discover how to write a good song.”Read the full story..
WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SEE STAND BY ME…THE STORY OF BEN E KING AND THE DRIFTERS – AND MEET THE CAST OF THE SHOW
Following in the footsteps of the likes of The Jersey Boys and Motown The Musical, Stand By Me… The Story of Ben E King and The Drifters is coming to theatres across the UK. Northern Soul is offering the chance to win a pair of tickets and a meet and greet with the cast of the show, at a theatre of your choice.
So the Cirque is back in town – and how. Petulant critics of Cirque du Soleil may decry the scale and sophistication of the whole glossy operation but there’s no denying that they deliver a spectacular show full of the most awe-inspiring acts.Read the full story..
- “I think kids like to see an old bloke behaving disgracefully.” Steve Delaney talks Twitter, telly and being Count Arthur Strong
- Picture Gallery: Dudley Edwards, I’ve Got Rhythm, RedHouse Originals Gallery, Harrogate
- Fleetneedles Forage: Heavenly Hives at Manchester Cathedral
- “A reader has their own way of interpreting your whole story.” Poet Jackie Kay talks to Northern Soul
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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