Monthly Archives: September 2020
Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good news stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis.Read the full story..
In recognition of Black History Month 2020 (October 1-31), NHS health and care partners in Salford have commissioned award-winning, Manchester-based artist Allie Crewe to develop a pop-up photography exhibition.Read the full story..
A tiny oil-on-copper painting of a tent has won a leading art prize open to artists across the North.Read the full story..
Book Review: Challenge Everything – An Extinction Rebellion Guide to Saving the Planet by Blue Sandford
Extinction Rebellion gets a lot of bad press.Read the full story..
It’s a strange sight to see rows of people in their own homes clapping and laughing silently as you perform on Zoom or Facebook. ‘Mute Seals’ is one of the less attractive descriptions of the phenomena I recently heard.Read the full story..
As I write this, we’re about a fortnight away from six months into lockdown. I’m still not exactly sure of the rules as Matt Hancock and his cronies play hide-and-seek with our very own Andy Burnham and the North West has more COVID-19 spikes than a punk hairdo.Read the full story..
- Review: LEGOLAND, Trafford Centre, Manchester
- “It’s about getting our audience back.” Paul Robinson, Artistic Director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
- Good News in Focus: Back on Track Manchester
- What would Darwin think of Zoom? Henry Normal writes for Northern Soul
- The Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2021
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Thought for the Day: What’s the best thing about Switzerland? I don’t know, but the flag is a big plus.
One of our favourite LS Lowry paintings: The Old House, Grove Street, Salford pic.twitter.com/HSyLoBOdua
Thought for the Day: “There are times when it will go so wrong that you will barely be alive, and times when you realise that being barely alive, on your own terms, is better than living a bloated half-life on someone else's terms.” - Jeanette Winterson
Poem for the Weekend: Walking Away by Cecil Day-Lewis bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guide…