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Review: Nick Hornby, Manchester Literature Festival

October 28, 2020 Comments Off on Review: Nick Hornby, Manchester Literature Festival

Nick Hornby’s pedigree is a little intimidating.

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Review: Angela Davis in conversation with Jackie Kay, Manchester Literature Festival

October 28, 2020 Comments Off on Review: Angela Davis in conversation with Jackie Kay, Manchester Literature Festival

One of my favourite annual events is the Manchester Literature Festival (MLF) which has been a calendar staple since I moved to the city in the noughties.

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Picture Gallery: War Work, David Dunnico, AIR Gallery, Altrincham

October 26, 2020 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: War Work, David Dunnico, AIR Gallery, Altrincham

This year, the annual Remembrance Sunday commemorations will mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War as well as the centenary of the permanent Cenotaph in Whitehall and the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey.

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Photo Gallery: Giant inflatable monsters unveiled in Manchester

October 26, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Giant inflatable monsters unveiled in Manchester

Halloween looks a little different this year, what with the Tier 3 COVID-19 restrictions putting a stop to Halloween hi-jinx, but you can still get your spooky fix if you head into Manchester city centre.

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Image Gallery: urban scenes and cityscapes by artist Sue Scott

October 26, 2020 Comments Off on Image Gallery: urban scenes and cityscapes by artist Sue Scott

Manchester’s skyline is ever-changing.

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Twisted Disco: Classical Music Meets Rock. Yllwshrk’s Ian Anderson talks to Northern Soul

October 24, 2020 Comments Off on Twisted Disco: Classical Music Meets Rock. Yllwshrk’s Ian Anderson talks to Northern Soul

Today, we enjoy more variety of rock than a Blackpool gift shop.

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“If you can make people laugh you can make them do anything.” Comedian Paul Holliday talks to Northern Soul

October 24, 2020 Comments Off on “If you can make people laugh you can make them do anything.” Comedian Paul Holliday talks to Northern Soul

W.C. Fields said that “comedy is a serious business”. He knew what he was talking about.

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“We face the very real prospect of losing a generation of talent.” Box of Tricks launches Screen/Play Award in partnership with Sky Studios

October 23, 2020 Comments Off on “We face the very real prospect of losing a generation of talent.” Box of Tricks launches Screen/Play Award in partnership with Sky Studios

We want “electrifying stories that spark the imagination,” says Box Of Tricks’ co-artistic director Hannah Tyrell-Pinder.

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#ThisIsTheNorth: People’s Powerhouse Convention 2020

October 23, 2020 Comments Off on #ThisIsTheNorth: People’s Powerhouse Convention 2020

We’re delighted to announce that Northern Soul is the Media Partner for the #ThisIsTheNorth Convention 2020 hosted by The People’s Powerhouse. Due to social distancing measures put in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s event will take place entirely online. 

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Good News in Focus: Halliwell Befriending Service

October 21, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Halliwell Befriending Service

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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