Monthly Archives: September 2018
A controversial painting titled Ardwick Still Life has been causing a bit of a stir.Read the full story..
Win a bottle of gin and a pair tickets to The Gin Society Festival, Manchester Cathedral.Read the full story..
When I first picked up Matt Haig’s Reasons to Stay Alive, I never anticipated how much it would change my life. Let me share the extract that made me realise that it’s OK not to be OK.Read the full story..
I am sat in Razan Alsous’s office in Sowerby Bridge admiring the clutch of awards that she’s amassed as a cheesemaker.Read the full story..
I absolutely adore a massage. Lying comatose on a heated bed with a shed load of essential oils being kneaded into my face and body is my idea of heaven.Read the full story..
The Leeds – as it’s commonly referred to – has come a long way since 1963 and former concert pianist Fanny Waterman’s vision of a piano competition in the heart of West Yorkshire.Read the full story..
Exhibition Review: Prints of Darkness – Goya and Hogarth in a Time of European Turmoil, The Whitworth, Manchester
Poverty, homelessness, alcoholism and inequality are all things you might expect to encounter on a short walk around a city centre.Read the full story..
I love being in a museum when it’s closed – there’s all manner of weird sights and sounds after hours.Read the full story..
The bad news is that the glorious summer weather has disappeared as quickly as it arrived. The good news is that there’s plenty of sporting action to enjoy as we head into autumn. In this month’s sports column, Margaret Brecknell looks back at some of August’s sporting highlights from the North, before previewing what we can look forward to in September.Read the full story..
From the symbolic solidarity of black and white youths to the punk power of local heroes, Buzzcocks, the vibrant resistance to the rise of 1970s racism by 40,000 people in Manchester on July 15, 1978 is documented in a series of evocative, and previously unseen, photographs as part of the We Are Dynamite! Exhibition opening at NIAMOS in Manchester from September 3 to 22, 2018.Read the full story..
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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