Monthly Archives: December 2017
Long ago, back before it was subsumed into a south Manchester suburb, Chorlton-cum-Hardy was a village dominated by farmlands and dotted with dairies.Read the full story..
Resplendent in a remarkable red dress which makes her look part flamenco dancer and part Dalek, Jesca Hoop takes to The Stoller Hall stage for something like a homecoming gig.Read the full story..
Standing at 62 Nelson Street, nestled in the grounds of Manchester Royal Infirmary, The Pankhurst Centre serves as a permanent reminder of the Suffragette movement.Read the full story..
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..
While I’ve been to an Alice in Wonderland-themed tea party, I’ll admit I had no idea what this Lewis Carroll classic was all about.Read the full story..
Some clubs might be taking time off in the month of baubles and too much chocolate, but the ones sticking it out are making up for it with a load of festive comedy.Read the full story..
- “Wrestling is a place where women can come and reclaim their bodies.” EVE Riot Grrrls of Wrestling talk to Northern Soul
- Missing Peaky Blinders? Don’t worry, you can relive it at locations across the north
- Once upon a time: how anti-migrant politics threaten the British writing industry
- “An opener to new worlds.” PechaKucha talks to Northern Soul
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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“Wrestling has a lot to offer. It is a place where women can come and reclaim their bodies and minds and feel empowered.” EVE Riot Grrrls of Wrestling talk to Northern Soul's Lisa Wood. northernsoul.me.uk/wrestling-… pic.twitter.com/EAwLywDM98
"For this is, surely, a little bit of Paris transplanted several hundred miles north." Northern Soul's Shaun Lyon writes a love letter to Southport. northernsoul.me.uk/a-love-let… #Southport @VisitEngland @VisitBritain
International artist, Lothar Götz, transforms Newcastle University’s @HattonGallery with new commission. Götz is best known for his large-scale, site-specific wall paintings, transforming spaces with vibrant colours and shapes. His new commission is no exception. pic.twitter.com/l7TWgBBjdY