Monthly Archives: September 2019
Northern Soul’s North East Photographer Phil Pounder headed to the Great North Run, an annual UK half marathon which is now officially the biggest in the world welcoming 57,000 runners from over 130 different countries.Read the full story..
“A reader has their own way of interpreting your whole story.” Poet Jackie Kay talks to Northern Soul
Jackie Kay’s 2010 acclaimed memoir Red Dust Road is the story of a journey as Kay comes to terms with the fact that she’s adopted and gradually wends her way from Scotland to Nigeria in search of her birth parents. But the book has since gone on a journey of its own.Read the full story..
Historical fiction isn’t my cup of tea.Read the full story..
“It’s the culmination of the trilogy, each of which I think looks at the idea of ‘monster’ and what that means in contemporary society.”Read the full story..
In part one of our series on prose poems, The Irresistible Rise of Prose Poetry, our new Poetry Correspondent Mark Connors begins with The Valley Press Anthology of Prose Poetry.Read the full story..
It’s September and time to head back to the Manchester comedy circuit. Have you noticed that all comedy clubs smell exactly like fresh new pencil cases?Read the full story..
Hypocrite is the latest buzzword.Read the full story..
There’s a line right at the start of Hattie Naylor’s faithful adaptation of Sarah Waters’ novel The Night Watch that’s taken straight from the book, and it’s the key to the piece.Read the full story..
It’s by no means impossible that you’ve never heard the name Max Martin.Read the full story..
- “Wrestling is a place where women can come and reclaim their bodies.” EVE Riot Grrrls of Wrestling talk to Northern Soul
- Missing Peaky Blinders? Don’t worry, you can relive it at locations across the north
- Once upon a time: how anti-migrant politics threaten the British writing industry
- “An opener to new worlds.” PechaKucha talks to Northern Soul
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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“Wrestling has a lot to offer. It is a place where women can come and reclaim their bodies and minds and feel empowered.” EVE Riot Grrrls of Wrestling talk to Northern Soul's Lisa Wood. northernsoul.me.uk/wrestling-… pic.twitter.com/EAwLywDM98
"For this is, surely, a little bit of Paris transplanted several hundred miles north." Northern Soul's Shaun Lyon writes a love letter to Southport. northernsoul.me.uk/a-love-let… #Southport @VisitEngland @VisitBritain
International artist, Lothar Götz, transforms Newcastle University’s @HattonGallery with new commission. Götz is best known for his large-scale, site-specific wall paintings, transforming spaces with vibrant colours and shapes. His new commission is no exception. pic.twitter.com/l7TWgBBjdY