Monthly Archives: July 2021
“It has been life-changing.” NorthBound Book Award 2020 winner John D. Rutter talks to Northern Soul
We’re delighted to announce that Northern Soul is the Media Partner for the fifth annual Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction. This is our fourth year as partner for the prestigious prize, run by Comma Press and the University of Central Lancashire. Comma’s commitment to the short story and its place in today’s literary narrative is second to none, as is its work to blur cultural and social boundaries.Read the full story..
In recent years, second-hand and vintage clothing has enjoyed a resurgence of interest.Read the full story..
There was a time, as Peter Cook once joked, When Diana Dors Ruled the Earth.Read the full story..
If Manchester International Festival (MIF) has any raison d’être, this has to be it.Read the full story..
On a temporarily blockaded King Street West in Salford, just a mere stride across the river near Blackfriars, is the the red brick building that houses Ocean’s Apart’s gallery and artists’ studios.Read the full story..
Henry Normal might just be the most famous person you have never heard of.Read the full story..
We are beginning to emerge from our 15-month hibernation. For many of us, our priority is being able to access the arts in a physical way, close up and in-person, as opposed to a screen.Read the full story..
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