Monthly Archives: February 2018
Last year marked the centenary of the Russian Revolution. In the fifth of a series of articles for Northern Soul, Alfred Searls explores how 1917 – and the Soviet society which developed in its shadow – has been portrayed by writers since that momentous year of revolution.Read the full story..
I’ve realised that when I read cookery recipes in the weekend papers, about 75 per cent of the time I can’t get through the whole thing before something makes me say “oh, fuck off” and I know I’m never going to cook it.Read the full story..
Brian W. Lavery, author of The Headscarf Revolutionaries: Lillian Bilocca and the Hull Triple Trawler Disaster, writes for Northern Soul about a new BBC documentary, Hull’s Headscarf Heroes.Read the full story..
“I strongly object to paying £27.50 to walk the length and breadth of the train with a sausage in a plastic box.” – Kitty, Victoria Wood As Seen On TVRead the full story..
“Did you know some cats are allergic to humans?” Northern Soul chats to singer-songwriter Will Varley
Will Varley has a history of talking to Northern Soul about cats.Read the full story..
Hurrah and huzzah – the Northern Soul Podcast is back!
Curator Steven Gartside describes Break in Transmission, the current exhibition at Manchester Metropolitan University’s Holden Gallery, as “the pleasures and pitfalls of language, communication and meaning”.Read the full story..
- Image Gallery: The Quarantine Paintings, Schoph, RedHouse Originals
- Book Review: I Belong Here by Anita Sethi
- “These are rare paintings.” Steve Swallow, owner of Castlegate Gallery, talks about abstract painter, Bob Crossley
- “A unique snapshot of these unprecedented times.” Manchester International Festival 2021
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