Monthly Archives: March 2017
Locating the entrance to The Crystal Maze Experience in Manchester is a bit like taking part in one of its infamous challenges.Read the full story..
Sitting upstairs at the Forks cafe in front of the enormous window overlooking Bradford’s up-and-coming North Parade high street, Rosie Freeman is holding forth about the many attractions of her newly adopted city.Read the full story..
Over the next few weeks the spirit of Franco will be looming large at HOME in Manchester – and no, that’s nothing to do with Robert Carlyle’s character in Trainspotting.Read the full story..
It’s unlike me to be picky or to sound even vaguely like a music bore, but it doesn’t reflect well on any production when the programme is full of all sorts of howlers.Read the full story..
Hurrah and huzzah! It’s time for the Northern Soul Podcast.
Ray Bradbury’s landmark 1953 dystopian novel Fahrenheit 451 is not a book about censorship.Read the full story..
It’s snowing as I alight at Huddersfield train station.Read the full story..
There’s something about Waterstones Deansgate in Manchester. It’s the welcoming, colourful displays and the passion with which they celebrate local talent and history alongside bestsellers that makes it feel like a local bookshop.Read the full story..
- Flapjack Press’s Paul Neads talks poetry, performance and, erm, flapjacks with Henry Normal
- “Fiction has to reflect the experiences of everybody.” Author Glen James Brown talks to Northern Soul
- “A factory worker with a cultural dream.” Director Sean McAllister talks about his new documentary
- The Northern Soul Awards 2018: a celebration of culture and enterprise
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Thought for the Day: "It's the rough side of the mountain that's the easiest to climb; the smooth side doesn't have anything for you to hang on to." - Aretha Franklin
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Do you still call Manchester's House of Fraser by its original name of Kendals? Read all about it in today's Times - article by the Editor of Northern Soul, Helen Nugent. thetimes.co.uk/edition/busine…