Monthly Archives: July 2019
“I’m here to make a difference.” Naturalist, broadcaster and photographer Chris Packham talks to Northern Soul
When I speak to Chris Packham, he is sitting in his garden in the New Forest taking time out from writing to enjoy the view.Read the full story..
If I could paint a picture of my ideal festival location, it would be this. Ditch the muddy fields in the middle-of-nowhere and say ‘why-aye man’ to the postcard-perfect destination of Tynemouth, host of the annual Mouth of the Tyne Festival.Read the full story..
Well, it’s over for another two years. No, not the Tory Party leadership contest, I mean the Manchester International Festival.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..
Win a pair of tickets to see critically acclaimed SASAMI at Manchester’s YES.Read the full story..
Win a pair of tickets to legendary producer Trevor Horn live with orchestra at The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester
Win a pair of tickets to legendary producer Trevor Horn live with orchestra at The Bridgewater Hall in Manchester.Read the full story..
An unassuming red-brick building on the corner of a main road (cue attractive pelican crossing), Stretford Public Hall has been home to some pretty incredible moments.Read the full story..
“Coming on a tour is a unique way to experience a city, encouraging people to open their eyes and ears, to see the city in a different way,” says Alice Sparks, who created and runs Invisible (Manchester).Read the full story..
The arts world could never be accused of being over-funded, so to set up a new venture is always a bold move.Read the full story..
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What's this? A ginnel painting? Well, this is right up Northern Soul's, erm, ginnel... The Ginnel by Lucy Manfredi (who lives and paints in Stoke) #GinnelWatch #ShowUsYourGinnels pic.twitter.com/ccQyYqDFhp
The exhibition features a combination of portrait shots of legendary players and managers including George Best, Joe Mercer, Matt Busby, Brian Clough, Denis Law and Bill Shankly alongside stills of football grounds, fans and ball games on Manchester streets. pic.twitter.com/3I6EaLcMNg