Monthly Archives: July 2017
Many clubs may have taken a break, and half the funny side of the city have headed for the Edinburgh Fringe, but not to worry, you don’t have to go back to watching your dog chew a fruit gum for your entertainment.Read the full story..
Much has been made of The Mersey Sound poetry anthology in Liverpool this year.Read the full story..
In the fourth instalment of Painting the North, Ant Cosgrove, the man behind The Northern Art Page on Facebook, shares striking works of art, sketches and drawings from around The North of England.Read the full story..
Between August 8 and September 3, 2017, the Lion Salt Works Museum based in Northwich, Cheshire, will host a new exhibition of 14 colourful 1930s-style railway posters promoting the many attractions of Mid Cheshire Railway Line.Read the full story..
It was as the on-stage doorbell rang for the fourth time that my two-year-old daughter, atop my knee in the semi-dark of The Lowry’s Lyric Theatre, turned to me with a mixture of optimism and desperation to query: “The tiger come now?”Read the full story..
I’ve never been a fan of farce. In my head, farce equates to pouty-lipped Ooooooooh Vicar quips, buxom women ‘accidentally’ losing their clothes and a great deal of cringe-worthy sexual innuendo.Read the full story..
Northern Soul loves cheese. In fact, it’s safe to say that Northern Soul might be unhealthily obsessed with cheese in all of its beautiful forms.Read the full story..
Take a look at these bright snaps from the RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park. The weather appeared to shine for the family day out featuring young and upcoming garden designers.Read the full story..
My knowledge of poetry begins and ends with Pam Ayres (ask your Granny) and four-line stanzas where something rhymes with Nantucket.Read the full story..
Tate Liverpool celebrates its 30th birthday next year.Read the full story..
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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