Northern Soul

Monthly Archives: September 2016

Review: The Shawkshank Redemption, The Lowry, Salford

September 8, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Shawkshank Redemption, The Lowry, Salford

I thought of a new word yesterday while watching the The Shawshank Redemption at The Lowry: solvation.

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The Northern Soul Podcast: Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia

September 7, 2016 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Podcast: Liverpool International Festival of Psychedelia

Hurrah! It’s the September Northern Soul Podcast.

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Manchester's Gin Society Festival

Gin Galore: The Gin Society Festival, Manchester Cathedral

September 5, 2016 Comments Off on Gin Galore: The Gin Society Festival, Manchester Cathedral

The sun hung low in the early September sky as I sipped my G&T at Hanging Ditch Wine Merchants in Manchester.

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Fleetneedles Forage: Waste Not, Want Not

September 5, 2016 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: Waste Not, Want Not

Inexplicably, Autumn is already beckoning and there are brambles, plums, apples and a host of other fruits ripening aplenty.

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Tall ships by Imogen Kate

Tall Ships Regatta, Blyth 2016: Northern Soul finds its sea legs

September 5, 2016 Comments Off on Tall Ships Regatta, Blyth 2016: Northern Soul finds its sea legs

I’m the first to admit that I know very little about ships.

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Jimmy Osmond

Jimmy Osmond talks touring, tele and cooking with Northern Soul

September 5, 2016 Comments Off on Jimmy Osmond talks touring, tele and cooking with Northern Soul

Some surnames are instantly recognisable in the showbiz world – Jackson, Sinatra, McCartney and, of course, the family dynasty that is Osmond.

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Maxine Peake: “I am proud of being Northern”

September 3, 2016 Comments Off on Maxine Peake: “I am proud of being Northern”

When I was first starting out as a journalist, all fresh-faced, keen and not unlike an eager puppy desperate to please, an experienced hack gave me some invaluable advice. “When writing up an interview, start with the most interesting thing the person said.”

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