Monthly Archives: August 2019
“Let’s reboot democracy,” the man on the microphone says, to a loud roar of cheers from the crowd.Read the full story..
A host of famous faces are coming to Huddersfield. A new photography exhibition by photographer Simon Annand will present rare images of the privacy actors experience backstage.Read the full story..
Theatre never fails to inspire, and for artist Colin Taylor one theatre in particular has influenced a series of stunning images: the Royal Exchange Theatre in Manchester.Read the full story..
In a new series, Northern Soul writers share their food memories. From culinary trips to cherished family recipes and hidden restaurants, takeaways and cafés, we take a tasty trip down memory lane. First up, it’s JJ’s Vish & Chips in Leeds.Read the full story..
“Maybe there will be some sort of renewal to come out of this.” Polyp, founder of the Peterloo Memorial Campaign, talks to Northern Soul
It’s a sun-splashed Tuesday morning 72 hours from Peterloo day. I’m at the Kim by the Sea café in regenerated Hulme.Read the full story..
In my three years as Gaming Editor for Northern Soul, I have visited a variety of retro arcade clubs and bars. But nothing prepared me for the living, breathing exhibition at Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum.Read the full story..
When I moved to Salford for university two years ago, I wondered if my beloved home town of Newcastle would face stiff competition from the North West when it came to nightlife, dining and drinking venues.Read the full story..
Not that long ago, in 2006, when Jerry Springer – The Opera, Richard Thomas and Stewart Lee’s outlandish and provocative satire of over-the-top tabloid chat shows, first toured this country, outraged citizens (who in all probability hadn’t actually seen the show but knew in their hearts that they should definitely be outraged) demonstrated long and hard outside any regional theatres who had the balls to mount the show – sorry, this sort of stuff does seem to be catching after all.Read the full story..
The Serengeti is coming to the North as sketches of wildlife by celebrities from across the globe are set to premiere in Harrogate as part of a campaign to raise awareness about species extinction.Read the full story..
- Image Gallery: urban scenes and cityscapes by artist Sue Scott
- Twisted Disco: Classical Music Meets Rock. Yllwshrk’s Ian Anderson talks to Northern Soul
- “If you can make people laugh you can make them do anything.” Comedian Paul Holliday talks to Northern Soul
- #ThisIsTheNorth: People’s Powerhouse Convention 2020
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Halloween looks a little different this year but we’re still excited to see the return of Manchester’s giant monster inflatables, created by artists @filthylukerart and Pedro Estrellas of Designs in Air. #MCRMONSTERS northernsoul.me.uk/photo-gall… pic.twitter.com/r3RuCuNwYw
…and the downright bewildering Piers Morgan to Sir Cliff Richard: "You’re 80, but you look 50". Viewers to their TVs: "No, he bloody well doesn’t!" ‘Life Stories’ ITV Sundays, 9pm
The Bad ‘The Search’. Little Mix recycled talent show. Judges weep while ditching an act (the point of the show), losers declare ‘You ain’t seen the last of us’ (yes, we have) & screeching Melladaze go off like a car alarm in their second chance performance. BBC1 Saturdays, 7pm