Monthly Archives: November 2017
“I never felt that being a woman was any less or more of an advantage.” Northern Soul chats to Kim Wilde
She’s preparing a new album and tour for the New Year.Read the full story..
The Transformative Power of Near-Death Experiences: Northern Soul talks to writer Kelly Michelle Walsh
It’s no exaggeration to say that Bolton-born Kelly Michelle Walsh is a veritable ray of sunshine on a grey and grim wet day.Read the full story..
Name a female singer-songwriter from the past couple of decades.Read the full story..
When you think of an igloo does Pingu spring to mind?Read the full story..
“Readers! Readers! Readers!” chanted a legion of rafter-shaking music fans at Manchester’s Albert Hall, a former Methodist hall and chapel just down the road from the city’s Central Library.Read the full story..
This is the first time that I’ve awarded all five of my closely guarded stars to a production.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
The Northern Soul Awards celebrate and reward cultural and entrepreneurial excellence in the North of England including theatres, music venues, museums, small and large businesses, restaurants, galleries, writers, bars, and festivals. awards.northernsoul.me.uk pic.twitter.com/x4ryaGsJGJ
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…