Monthly Archives: December 2018
With the big day just around the corner, mulled wine on special offer and more Christmas crackers than you can shake a string of tinsel at, December is one of Northern Soul’s favourite months.Read the full story..
“There’s nothing as exciting as sitting in the audience, waiting for the curtain to open.” Northern Soul talks to Mark Williams
You probably know Mark Williams best as Arthur Weasley in the blockbuster Harry Potter film series, or possibly from TV’s The Fast Show.Read the full story..
Gaia Holmes is an expert in her field, and this is obvious in her skilled, careful and beautifully strange poetry collection.Read the full story..
We all love a bit of a twinkle. Those sparkly, shiny lights are beacons of Christmas, whether they’re wrapped around your tree or adorning the streets of a capital city.Read the full story..
When Julia Holter last played Gorilla in February 2016, she was touring her Have You in My Wilderness album, an unexpectedly poppy proposition relative to her previous work.Read the full story..
Who’s present at tonight’s Vic Godard gig? That’s easy.Read the full story..
If Vic and Bob wrote a panto and had it produced by the League of Gentleman and performed by the cast of Big Train, it would probably look a bit like Spymonkey’s Christmas Carol.Read the full story..
Doctor Dolittle is totally barmy.Read the full story..
It’s the coy half-smile. The knitted jumper.Read the full story..
Janine Waters, artistic director of The Edge in Chorlton, writes for Northern Soul.Read the full story..
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"From Bill Shankly’s overcoat to a Cavern membership card (history doesn’t record why this latter specimen features the word ‘carrots’ scrawled in pencil across its surface), visitors will find lots to enjoy." Review: Wondrous Place, Museum of Liverpool northernsoul.me.uk/wondrous-p… pic.twitter.com/bX7kredIBl