Monthly Archives: April 2019
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).Read the full story..
Did you know that one in four people will experience a mental health problem in any given year?Read the full story..
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.Read the full story..
Foolhardy, perhaps, for an establishment called Titanic to describe anything as a launch.Read the full story..
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.Read the full story..
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.Read the full story..
Laura Wade’s Posh from 2010 was a riotous and righteous savaging of the English class divide.Read the full story..
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.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 favourite…a weind.Read the full story..
Ah, the 90s.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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Right Good Mid-Week Read: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis pic.twitter.com/1flzQFEs9A
“every book needs a villain, and I wanted to be a villain in my own story” Northern Soul's Desmond Bullen sees Suede's Brett Anderson at the Manchester Literature Festival. northernsoul.me.uk/review-bre… @suedeHQ @McrLitFest pic.twitter.com/AxoKCgdbRd
"I refuse to believe that anyone was inside Manchester Arena...to see several unchoreographed meetings between performers’ bottoms and the ice." Northern Soul's Fran Yeoman sees a lacklustre Disney on Ice at Manchester Arena. northernsoul.me.uk/review-dis… pic.twitter.com/rPVgPxNYIH
What are you thoughts on black pudding, dubbed by some as Lancashire viagra? Here's some, er food for thought, from The Guardian's archives, written by Northern Soul's Editor Helen Nugent. theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/…