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..
- Photo Gallery: Visible Girls – Revisited, a photographic exhibition by Anita Corbin, The Civic, Barnsley
- Food Review: Rosa’s Thai, Albert Dock, Liverpool
- Fleetneedles Forage: How to please the bees
- Review: Invisible Cities, Manchester International Festival
- Still waiting to be discovered: Lulu 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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We're delighted that Northern Soul is the Media Partner for the Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction for the second year. Organised by @commapress and @UCLan, the prize is open for submissions on the theme of ‘Artificial Intelligence’. Details here: bit.ly/2jWCGDU pic.twitter.com/XlcKoKqDdx
A press release arrives at Northern Soul Towers. "Workers take TEN TIMES as long to poo while at work." We can't believe people are paid to come up with this shit.
Thought for the Day: “Sometimes it is the people no one can imagine anything of who do the things no one can imagine.” ― Alan Turing pic.twitter.com/GJv5Ex9iPO