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Monthly Archives: November 2020

The Walker

Book Review: The Walker – On Losing and Finding Yourself in the Modern City by Matthew Beaumont

November 14, 2020 No Comments

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.

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Maelstrom Under Glass, Alexandrina Hemsley

“There’s still a lot of discrimination, marginalisation and isolation.” DaDaFest International Festival 2020: Translations

November 14, 2020 No Comments

A quarter of a century ago the Disability Discrimination Act came into force and changed lives. In the meantime, Liverpool-based DaDaFest has been breaking ground as a disability and D/deaf arts organisation since 1984, albeit under a different name.

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“The industry will never fail because we bounce back.” RENT actress Maiya Quansah-Breed talks to Northern Soul

November 14, 2020 No Comments

*Since this interview took place, a second national lockdown has come into effect. As a result of these new restrictions, a live performance of RENT will now be available to access online. For more information, or to book tickets, visit the Hope Mill Theatre website.

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Photo Gallery: Autumnal scenes in North Yorkshire

November 11, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Autumnal scenes in North Yorkshire

As we progress further into lockdown 2.0, the team at Northern Soul are finding solace in nature (according to the latest guidelines, of course).

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Online Event: North vs South – is mainstream media biased against the North? #ThisIsTheNorth Convention 2020

November 9, 2020 Comments Off on Online Event: North vs South – is mainstream media biased against the North? #ThisIsTheNorth 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.

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Good News in Focus: Bounceback Food CIC

November 4, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Bounceback Food CIC

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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“It’s a fine line between forgetting history and learning from it.” Sarah Cronin-Stanley, Talking Pictures TV

November 2, 2020 Comments Off on “It’s a fine line between forgetting history and learning from it.” Sarah Cronin-Stanley, Talking Pictures TV

Fanatical about film is an understatement when describing the team behind a TV channel showing older, often forgotten movies.

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The Gayby Has Landed: Tier after Tier

November 2, 2020 Comments Off on The Gayby Has Landed: Tier after Tier

Here we are in Greater Manchester staring down the barrel of a never-ending spiral of restrictions.

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Food Review: Erst, Ancoats, Manchester

November 2, 2020 Comments Off on Food Review: Erst, Ancoats, Manchester

With Manchester hanging onto Tier 2 lockdown by Andy Burnham’s fingernails, it’s a pleasure to still be able to eat out.

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Don't Go Back To Sleep

Theatre Review: I Won’t Go Back To Sleep Now, HOME, Manchester

November 2, 2020 Comments Off on Theatre Review: I Won’t Go Back To Sleep Now, HOME, Manchester

I’ve just shared a moment with a woman outside Manchester’s HOME.

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