Monthly Archives: April 2018
We have some pretty resilient slugs down our way happily munching lots of things, not least foxgloves, a plant they are supposed to loathe.Read the full story..
Gleaned from a collection of short stories by Bill Naughton (of Alfie fame) and adapted into a play by Lawrence Till, The Big Corner is a heartfelt homage to life in Bolton when cotton was king.Read the full story..
The lights dim against the Mexican-themed backdrop on the stage. The accordion is briefly tinkled with and I see the eyes of many dart about like ships lost at sea.Read the full story..
Imagine that you’re so moved by a performance that you get up out of your seat, raise your arms in the air and dance around exuberantly.Read the full story..
Win tickets to see Happy Mondays at Doncaster Racecourse.Read the full story..
Win a pair of tickets to StrEat Food & Family Fun Festival in Harrogate.
Families and foodie fans visiting Harrogate this spring can expect to be taken on a gastronomic journey around the world as the StrEat Food & Family Fun Festival returns to the a new location and for the third year running, over the Spring Bank Holiday (May 26-28).Read the full story..
- Flapjack Press’s Paul Neads talks poetry, performance and, erm, flapjacks with Henry Normal
- “Fiction has to reflect the experiences of everybody.” Author Glen James Brown talks to Northern Soul
- “A factory worker with a cultural dream.” Director Sean McAllister talks about his new documentary
- The Northern Soul Awards 2018: a celebration of culture and enterprise
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Thought for the Day: "It's the rough side of the mountain that's the easiest to climb; the smooth side doesn't have anything for you to hang on to." - Aretha Franklin
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Do you still call Manchester's House of Fraser by its original name of Kendals? Read all about it in today's Times - article by the Editor of Northern Soul, Helen Nugent. thetimes.co.uk/edition/busine…