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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Val Thorens, French Alps

Travel: Northern Soul goes skiing in the French Alps

May 16, 2018 Comments Off on Travel: Northern Soul goes skiing in the French Alps

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that you don’t ski in May.

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The North by Liz Foster Design

Video: Nesh. Bobbins. Brew. How well do you know your Northernisms? Northern Soul heads to the streets to investigate.

May 16, 2018 Comments Off on Video: Nesh. Bobbins. Brew. How well do you know your Northernisms? Northern Soul heads to the streets to investigate.

Nesh. Bobbins. Brew. How well do you know your Northernisms? Northern Soul heads to the streets to investigate.

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Egon Schiele, 1890-1918 Self Portrait in Crouching Position 1913 Gouache and graphite on paper 323 x 475 mm Moderna Museet / Stockholm Photo: Moderna Museet / Stockholm

Egon Schiele and Francesca Woodman at Tate Liverpool: Northern Soul chats to curator Tamar Hemmes

May 14, 2018 Comments Off on Egon Schiele and Francesca Woodman at Tate Liverpool: Northern Soul chats to curator Tamar Hemmes

I remember my first trip to Liverpool well.

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Review: Mary Shelley – The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein, Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere

May 14, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Mary Shelley – The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein, Wordsworth Museum, Grasmere

Her mother, the pioneer radical and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, died after giving birth to her and young Mary Godwin grew up having to pass the room she died in every day.

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Installation shot of Magnus Quaife While England Mourns. Courtesy of Touchstones Rochdale

Magnus Quaife – While England Mourns, Contemporary Forward, Touchstones, Rochdale

May 14, 2018 Comments Off on Magnus Quaife – While England Mourns, Contemporary Forward, Touchstones, Rochdale

Separated by two centuries yet connected by events pulsing from the same vein of civil disobedience, a food riot in 18th century Manchester and the student uprisings in Paris in 1968 are drawn together in new work by Magnus Quaife for an exhibition, While England Mourns, at Touchstones, Rochdale.

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Laura Mvula

Win a pair of tickets to see MOBO award winner Laura Mvula at Harrogate International Festivals

May 14, 2018 Comments Off on Win a pair of tickets to see MOBO award winner Laura Mvula at Harrogate International Festivals

Northern Soul has teamed up with Harrogate International Festivals to offer two tickets to see its headline act, the MOBO award winner, Laura Mvula.

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Helmsley Castle, Duncombe Park

Photo Gallery: Filming of The Secret Garden at Duncombe Park in North Yorkshire

May 14, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Filming of The Secret Garden at Duncombe Park in North Yorkshire
Northern Soul’s North Yorkshire photographer, Paul Hunter, came across a production crew filming a remake of The Secret Garden, reset in the late 1940s starring Colin Firth and Julie Walters, at Duncombe Park. 
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The North by Liz Foster Design

Nesh. Bobbins. Brew. How well do you know your Northernisms?

May 13, 2018 Comments Off on Nesh. Bobbins. Brew. How well do you know your Northernisms?

Back when I was a Manchester newbie, my then boyfriend was a Yorkshireman.

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The USA goes to pot

May 11, 2018 Comments Off on The USA goes to pot

I’ve just been to a posh pot shop.

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Theatre Review: Titanic the Musical, The Lowry, Salford

May 11, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Titanic the Musical, The Lowry, Salford

If you’re on your way to The Lowry expecting a revival of the karaoke classic My Heart Will Go On and a 21st century recreation of James Cameron’s tragic love story, you’re in for a surprise.

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