Monthly Archives: October 2017
We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty and jetty.Read the full story..
Life as a fan of Alan Hollinghurst is a game of patience. You have to wait a good few years for the next fix to come along – but it’s worth it.Read the full story..
Sometimes it happens that certain playwrights have a ‘moment’, a period during which their work suddenly taps into the creative consciousness bubbling just beneath our feet and causes multiple dramatic fountains to burst through.Read the full story..
Do you remember the pure excitement of a power cut when you were little?Read the full story..
Students of scriptwriting and film-making tend to be bombarded by hard-and-fast rules, one of which says ‘your film must have incident’.Read the full story..
Boasting the largest collection of football memorabilia in the UK, the National Football Museum is introducing some new displays to its line-up.Read the full story..
When a two-year-old has to be hauled out of a venue screaming “I want it again”, you would generally chalk that one up as a hit.Read the full story..
Marijuana grower becomes professional horticulturalist: Northern Soul chats to Hidden Tales in Rochdale
Author Phillip Pullman said that “after nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world”.Read the full story..
“The success of Danger Mouse took us all by surprise.” Brian Trueman talks about the legacy of Manchester animation studio, Cosgrove Hall
Cosgrove Hall was the little animation studio that could.Read the full story..
Some time around the mid-90s, the artist known as Mik Artistik went for a night out in Leeds with his brothers to a pub that was holding an open mic music night.Read the full story..
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Right Good Mid-Week Read: Lucky Man: A Memoir by Michael J Fox pic.twitter.com/54rGzRMoL9