Monthly Archives: November 2020
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“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..
“There’s still a lot of discrimination, marginalisation and isolation.” DaDaFest International Festival 2020: Translations
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.Read the full story..
“The industry will never fail because we bounce back.” RENT actress Maiya Quansah-Breed talks to Northern Soul
*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.Read the full story..
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).Read the full story..
Online Event: North vs South – is mainstream media biased against the North? #ThisIsTheNorth Convention 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..
“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.Read the full story..
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