Monthly Archives: February 2019
Making theatre is hard. Making good theatre is even harder.Read the full story..
Leeds Town Hall has seen its fair share of excitement since Cuthbert Brodrick first laid out his plans for the building in the 19th century.Read the full story..
A new genre: thriller-farce?Read the full story..
Win tickets to see Mancunian indie/hip-hop duo Prose and acclaimed chamber orchestra Manchester Camerata in Manchester
“In a way it’s been quite exciting to keep getting asked if calling this album Midnight and Closedown means it’s going to be our last album,” says guitarist and singer Kris Drever, one third of the multi-award winning folk-and-far-beyond trio Lau, along with Martin Green (accordion, piano, electronics) and Aidan O’Rourke (fiddle).Read the full story..
We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty, jetty and our new favourite…a weind.Read the full story..
Win a pair of weekend tickets to the Haydn-inspired Chamber Music Festival at Manchester’s Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM).Read the full story..
I am told that as a very young boy I was obsessed with the film Bedknobs and Broomsticks, so much so that I demanded to see it at least five times.Read the full story..
In a new series called Hamiltonic, Northern Soul’s Gin Correspondent Robert Hamilton samples the best gin and talks to the people who make it. This week, he chats to the good folk at Arbikie Gin and sips a few samples.Read the full story..
- And After the Fire, Ash by Isha Karki: Winner of the Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2021
- “People don’t want to hear me, they want to hear the filmmaker.” Jason Wood talks about The Faber Book of Mexican Cinema
- Review: The Tiger Who Came to Tea and the adventures of Mog the Forgetful Cat, Z-arts, Manchester
- “It was an absolute buzz.” Graham Duff talks about collaborating with Mark E Smith on horror script The Otherwise
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