Monthly Archives: June 2017
As an undergraduate at Manchester Metropolitan University (many moons ago) I opted for the intriguingly titled Modern Gothic module. It was here that I stumbled across 1997 Booker Prize-winning The God of Small Things by Arundhati Roy, the story of twins Rahel and Estha growing up in the politically turbulent state of Kerala in the 1960s.Read the full story..
Northern Soul has teamed up with the Watershed Productions to offer readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to not one, but two brilliant plays showing at Manchester’s Hope Mill Theatre at the beginning of July.Read the full story..
The fourth Gigantic Indie All-Dayer at Manchester Academy was an opportunity for indie kids of wildly differing ages to wallow in over eight hours of 80s and 90s nostalgia.Read the full story..
The Gin Society Festival is coming to Bury for the first timeRead the full story..
For the final show of the five productions in its revival season, the Liverpool Everyman Company has played it safe with Romeo and Juliet. Except that it hasn’t, quite,Read the full story..
- Picture Gallery: RESET, RedHouse Originals, Harrogate
- “Your worst enemy in this game is indifference.” John Cooper Clarke talks about his autobiography, I Wanna Be Yours
- “This chart brings us closer to the mainstream.” Manchester launches the Official Folk Albums Chart
- “The animation industry wouldn’t be where it is today without Manchester.” Director of Manchester Animation Festival, Steve Henderson
- The Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2021
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“This chart brings us closer to the mainstream.” Manchester launches the Official Folk Albums Chart Kevin Bourke attends the launch of an exciting new music initiative northernsoul.me.uk/this-chart… #folkmusic #folk @themarkrad @david_soitis @HOME_mcr pic.twitter.com/PziMX3flJB
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Need a distraction from the news? Want to hear something lovely about the arts in the North of England? Well, RedHouse Gallery in Harrogate has launched a new group exhibition, RESET northernsoul.me.uk/image-gall… pic.twitter.com/kWbgcXZ6p4
"We can’t pick up our phones or open an app without a short animation being played. It’s the world’s greatest communicator." Steve Henderson, director of Manchester Animation Festival, chats to Northern Soul's @MrGeetsRomo. northernsoul.me.uk/manchester… #animation #Manchester pic.twitter.com/TEhexD6XSA