Monthly Archives: November 2020
Ah, the Fenwick Christmas window in Newcastle.Read the full story..
“This work is all about providing platforms for voices that too often go unheard.” Edna Robinson, Chair of the People’s Powerhouse
We all hugged each other and promised to keep in touch.Read the full story..
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..
“There remains a perception that people in the North wear cloth caps and go off to the mill.” Campaigner and former chief prosecutor Nazir Afzal
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. Now, more than ever, we need to come together to discuss the rapidly changing issues faced by the North of England and the people who live here.Read the full story..
In his new column, Northern Soul’s Manchester Correspondent, Danny Moran, reflects on the North-South divide and asks, does the North have a proper backbone?Read the full story..
2020 has been an unusual year for birthdays. From socially distanced garden parties and a quick coffee in the park to strange and often glitchy gatherings via Zoom, the COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we celebrate another turn around the sun.Read the full story..
“We worked from home and kept the music going.” Delma Tomlin, Chief Executive, National Centre for Early Music, York
I have an association with the National Centre for Early Music which has grown from strength to strength over the years, going right back to the early days of the York Early Music Festival.Read the full story..
Cancel your 2020 winter getaway. Holidays are off. In fact, with lockdown 2.0 now in force, you can’t even go on a city break in the UK.Read the full story..
- Photo Gallery: The Fenwick Christmas Window, Newcastle
- Good News in Focus: Manchester Camerata
- “There remains a perception that people in the North wear cloth caps and go off to the mill.” Campaigner and former chief prosecutor Nazir Afzal
- Books: The Northern Question – A History of a Divided Country by Tom Hazeldine
- Review: Pigs in the Wood, Scissett, Huddersfield
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Sam Fender has covered 'Winter Song', originally by Newcastle's Alan Hull of Lindisfarne. It's lovely and made in collaboration with People of The Streets, a social enterprise seeking to help people experiencing homelessness. youtube.com/watch?v=92C7au… @samfendermusic
What's the one mundane item you can't live without? For us it's kitchen roll. You go. pic.twitter.com/x7vkqX6e4a
Never mind the displays in Selfridges or Harrods, Fenwick’s Newcastle window is the real herald of Christmas. We sent our NE photographer @Glasses502 to take some photos - this year's theme is Wind in the Willows. @FenwickStores Gallery here ⬇️ northernsoul.me.uk/fenwick-ch… pic.twitter.com/dl1n7HdgJ2
Right Good Mid-Week Read: The House of Mirth by Edith Wharton pic.twitter.com/Sys4YxWpwy