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Monthly Archives: December 2018

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What’s on in January: Comedy in Manchester

December 31, 2018 Comments Off on What’s on in January: Comedy in Manchester

No, you’re definitely wrong, January is not miserable. It’s simply early spring. Days are getting longer, the daffodils are on their way and there’s loads of comedy. Look here. 

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The Northern Soul End of Year Quiz: 2018

December 30, 2018 Comments Off on The Northern Soul End of Year Quiz: 2018

As it’s the season of goodwill, we have decided to give you the chance to test your Northern knowledge again with the annual Northern Soul End Of Year Quiz. There are no prizes, just the chance to appear brighter and more switched on than your family and friends (answers are at the bottom). Many thanks to Margaret Brecknell for setting this quiz. 

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Northern Soul’s Best Reads of 2018

December 24, 2018 Comments Off on Northern Soul’s Best Reads of 2018

We hoped that 2018 would be an improvement on a turbulent 2016 and an inexplicable 2017. But this year proved that [rubbish] things come in threes. Nevertheless, it wasn’t all doom and gloom. In fact, 2018 was an incredible year for bookworms and writers alike.

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Review: Släpstick, HOME, Manchester

December 24, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Släpstick, HOME, Manchester

Five highly-skilled multi-instrumental musicians with fine singing voices and excellent comic timing.

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Photo Gallery: Past, Present and Future of Protest, People’s History Museum, Manchester

December 24, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Past, Present and Future of Protest, People’s History Museum, Manchester

People’s History Museum in Manchester will open 2019 with a new exhibition of historic and contemporary banners that reflect themes of protest.

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Win Tickets To See Kaiser Chiefs

December 24, 2018 Comments Off on Win Tickets To See Kaiser Chiefs

Win Tickets To See Kaiser Chiefs. 

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Theatre Review: Welcome to Paradise, 3MT Theatre, Manchester

December 21, 2018 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Welcome to Paradise, 3MT Theatre, Manchester

Only a couple of days to go and Santa Claus will be coming to town. Ho ho ho!

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The Northern Soul Christmas Poem

December 19, 2018 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Christmas Poem

Oh my, it’s nearly Christmas.

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Fleetneedles Forage: Festive Flummery and a History of Christmas

December 19, 2018 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: Festive Flummery and a History of Christmas

Every year I try to pin Christmas down – an atmosphere, a perfect gathering, a woodland walk on a crisp December day.

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“The danger of this job is not late nights, cocaine and hookers, it’s pasties.” Justin Moorhouse talks to Northern Soul

December 17, 2018 Comments Off on “The danger of this job is not late nights, cocaine and hookers, it’s pasties.” Justin Moorhouse talks to Northern Soul

“I’m a non-smoking, teetotal vegan so I couldn’t make myself any sadder really. If I got an allotment, that would finally tip me over the edge.”

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