Monthly Archives: January 2018
Northern Soul photographer, Drew Wilby, heads to Manchester’s iconic Town Hall building ahead of its temporary closure for work to safeguard, repair and partially restore it.Read the full story..
Win a pair of tickets to the Mindful Living Show Manchester 2018.Read the full story..
Northern Soul‘s Head Photographer, Chris Payne, braves the blustery January weather and heads out and about to take some beautiful images of Northern birds – and one extremely friendly horse.Read the full story..
Historic banners telling the story of how people have fought for representation will be going on display this month at the People’s History Museum, as it marks the centenary of the Representation of the People Act (February 6, 1918) when all men, and some women, obtained the right to vote.Read the full story..
So 2017 has departed and most people are trying to stick to whatever New Year’s resolution they’ve set themselves.Read the full story..
“It’s an unequal world.” Bettany Hughes on women in history, gender, and her love affair with Istanbul
“When I first went into the BBC a producer said, ‘nobody wants to be lectured at by a woman’.”Read the full story..
Win a pair of tickets to Destinations: The Holiday & Travel Show.Read the full story..
Skint? Doing dry January? Still trying to figure out what to do with the fright of a jumper your grannie/uncle/the au pair/the kids’ lollipop lady bought you for Christmas?Read the full story..
- Photo Gallery: Brine, Steam and Rust, Lion Salt Works Museum, Northwich
- “It’s important to talk about northern voices.” Portico Prize-winning author Jessica Andrews on class, gender and the north
- Frissons of fear and jangling nerves: writer Jeremy Dyson talks about the return of Ghost Stories
- The national museum of democracy on its tenth anniversary: People’s History Museum
The Northern Travel & Tourism Show, February 25, 2020
The Northern Travel & Tourism Show on February 25, 2020 is the perfect place to find great ideas for future leisure visits and experiences, and enjoy the amazing Monastery host venue in Manchester.
You’ll meet over 45 exhibitors from lake and river cruises, steam railway trips and stately homes and gardens to themed Beatles heritage discovery in Liverpool, and the James Herriott All Creatures Great and Small story in the Yorkshire Dales.
There will also be tours around the wonderfully restored Pugin-designed monastery building.
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"It’s important to talk about northern voices." Portico Prize-winning author Jessica Andrews talks to Northern Soul's Literary Editor, Emma Yates-Badley, about class, gender and the north. northernsoul.me.uk/its-import… pic.twitter.com/iu9waDHlku
How beautiful are the birds in our gardens and wild spaces? Check out this gorgeous photo gallery and, while you're at it, capture a feathered friend on camera and enter Wilko's Wild Bird Photography Competition 2020. northernsoul.me.uk/capture-a-… pic.twitter.com/cyvXWqIf1n
Fascinated by industrial landscapes in art? Check out this new exhibition, Brine, Steam and Rust, Lion Salt Works Museum, Northwich. See our picture gallery⬇️ northernsoul.me.uk/photo-gall… #Cheshire @VisitCheshire pic.twitter.com/xottZKe1p0
Short film Trucker’s Atlas is a powerful exploration of mental health in northern, working-class men. Starring Kris Hitchen, produced by Sarah Palmer & written by Jack Sherratt & Dan Thorburn. View the film here: vimeo.com/333438094