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Monthly Archives: October 2020

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Image Gallery: RESET, RedHouse Originals, Harrogate

October 20, 2020 No Comments

Need a distraction from the news?

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“Your worst enemy in this game is indifference.” John Cooper Clarke chats to Northern Soul about his autobiography I Wanna Be Yours

October 19, 2020 No Comments

When Northern Soul speaks to John Cooper Clarke about his brand-new autobiography and sings its praises to the skies, he’s right in the midst of recording the audiobook version and seems to appreciate the plaudits.

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“This chart brings us closer to the mainstream.” Manchester launches the Official Folk Albums Chart

October 19, 2020 No Comments

This weekend saw the launch of the new Official Folk Albums Chart in Manchester, produced by English Folk Expo and presented by Manchester Folk Festival.

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“The animation industry wouldn’t be where it is today without Manchester.” Steve Henderson, director of Manchester Animation Festival

October 19, 2020 No Comments

There’s often a risk that the world of animation can be undervalued, pigeon-holed as the preserve of children’s films and not much more.

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Picture Gallery: An Unprecedented Year by Rob Pointon, Contemporary Six, Manchester

October 12, 2020 No Comments

2020 has been an incredibly turbulent year.

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“They’ve taken me under their wing.” Chef Dane Smart talks about Manchester’s Molly House and its new menu

October 9, 2020 No Comments

Dane Smart has come a long way since his pot-washing days at LadyBoy, a Thai restaurant in Melbourne.

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Telly Visions: the good, the bad and the downright bewildering

October 8, 2020 No Comments

In a new series for Northern Soul, Drew Tosh casts his critical eye over the best – and worst – of what’s on the box. From the latest must-see comedy and bingeworthy crime dramas to cutting-edge series and ubiquitous reality shows, Telly Visions is your go-to column for all things TV.

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Picture Gallery: Days Like These, The Lowry, Salford

October 7, 2020 No Comments

It’s been another tough week for the arts.

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Good News in Focus: Gail Myerscough, a surface pattern designer and illustrator

October 5, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Gail Myerscough, a surface pattern designer and illustrator

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.

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Photo Gallery: Sense of Here, Harriet and Rob Fraser, Grizedale Forest Galleries, Cumbria

October 5, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Sense of Here, Harriet and Rob Fraser, Grizedale Forest Galleries, Cumbria

Has the COVID-19 lockdown inspired a renewed love of the outdoors?

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