Monthly Archives: February 2018
When I think of the Suffragettes, I think of the women who endured physical and sexual violence as punishment for their perceived crimes, those who carried out hunger strikes and, in some cases, died in the name of gender equality.Read the full story..
Around 18 months ago, I was fulfilling my primary role as a parent: minicab driver.Read the full story..
In a new series, Northern Soul’s Phil Pearson talks to all sorts of creative types about the room they use to write, paint and, well, create. This week, it’s artist and printmaker John Duffin.Read the full story..
Few musicians can capture – and critique – what it means to be human as beautifully and articulately as folk singer-songwriter Will Varley.Read the full story..
You may well blanch at the thought of yet another Hollywood ‘based on a true story’ film whose needle is stuck in the vinyl of JFK, LBJ, Vietnam, Watergate, Nixon etc etc – that endless broken record the Americans play while they gaze into the grubby bits of their political navels.Read the full story..
“It’s living with dementia, not retreating or suffering from it.” Every Third Minute, a festival of theatre, dementia and hope
Here’s a sobering thought. In under 10 years, it is estimated that more than a million people in the UK will be living with dementia.Read the full story..
Only one record mattered to me in 1977.Read the full story..
- “There are big plans to come from the North East.” The Manager of Durham’s Assembly Rooms talks to Northern Soul
- In Defence of Edgar the Excitable Dragon (and Christmas fans everywhere)
- “I would struggle to say that I am a feminist and contribute to fast fashion.” Jade Rice from Dirty Word talks to Northern Soul
- The Northern Soul Christmas Charity Appeal: raising money for Alzheimer’s
The Northern Soul Christmas Charity Appeal: raising money for Alzheimer’s
The Northern Soul Christmas Charity Appeal: raising money for Alzheimer’s.
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Right Good Mid-Week Read: A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier pic.twitter.com/cc2hhopH6S
We're collating Our Year in Pictures: Northern Soul’s Favourite Photos of 2019, to be published next month. Here's one that made the final cut. (Johnny Marr by Lewis Palmer) pic.twitter.com/bIZKG0EUu6
We're collating Our Year in Pictures: Northern Soul’s Favourite Photos of 2019, to be published next month. Here's one that made the final cut. (taken in Manchester city centre by Helen Nugent) pic.twitter.com/3N6Y1mvX77