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Monthly Archives: April 2019

Paul Mason

“Progress will win.” Journalist and author Paul Mason talks to Northern Soul

April 29, 2019 Comments Off on “Progress will win.” Journalist and author Paul Mason talks to Northern Soul

Paul Mason’s latest book, Clear Bright Future: A Radical Defence of the Human Being, comes in at 300 pages followed by 20 pages of notes then a delicious 36-page index (Marx and Marxism fills a page).

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Jordan Yates

Photo Gallery: Two Minds – Art Exhibition and Print Sale, Whitworth Locke, Manchester

April 29, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Two Minds – Art Exhibition and Print Sale, Whitworth Locke, Manchester

Did you know that one in four people will experience a mental health problem in any given year?

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Jason Manford

What’s on in May: Comedy in Manchester

April 29, 2019 Comments Off on What’s on in May: Comedy in Manchester

May. The month of ribboned poles, bank holiday Mondays and comments like, “I had to put the fire on tonight, it were brass monkeys. I thought it was meant to be spring?”. Oh, and a truck load of comedy. Here you go.

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Stanley's Bar & Grill

Food Review: Stanley’s Bar and Grill, The Titanic Hotel, Liverpool

April 29, 2019 Comments Off on Food Review: Stanley’s Bar and Grill, The Titanic Hotel, Liverpool

Foolhardy, perhaps, for an establishment called Titanic to describe anything as a launch.

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Live At Leeds

Live at Leeds: we talk to Larkins, Slow Readers Club and Confidence Man

April 28, 2019 Comments Off on Live at Leeds: we talk to Larkins, Slow Readers Club and Confidence Man

With a reputation for showcasing some of the UK’s best new musical talent and a whole host of other established bands, all against the backdrop of one of the North’s most dynamic and exciting cities, Live at Leeds has been entertaining festival-goers since 2007.

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There Be Giants

Escaping the clutches of the corporate world: There Be Giants

April 24, 2019 Comments Off on Escaping the clutches of the corporate world: There Be Giants

Roger Longden, founder of Bury-based company There be Giants, writes about his experience forming the UK’s leading OKR consultancy. OKR? Read on to find out more.

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Theatre Review: Home, I’m Darling, The Lowry, Salford

April 24, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Home, I’m Darling, The Lowry, Salford

Laura Wade’s Posh from 2010 was a riotous and righteous savaging of the English class divide.

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Charlie Bubbles

Film Review: Charlie Bubbles, HOME, Manchester

April 24, 2019 Comments Off on Film Review: Charlie Bubbles, HOME, Manchester

More than half a century after its partial release, it’s difficult to prise Charlie Bubbles apart from the cultural resonances that have aggregated limpet-like to its slender framework over the intervening decades.

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Cardiff ginnel with the oldest record shop in the world by Phil Pearson

Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels…

April 22, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels…

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 favourite…a weind.

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Peter Aitchison, Beaded Man

Photo Gallery: Peter Aitchison at Gateway Gallery, Hale

April 22, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Peter Aitchison at Gateway Gallery, Hale

Ah, the 90s.

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