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Monthly Archives: September 2021

The Stretford End Lads by Sefton Samuels

Photo Gallery – When Football Was Football: The Photography of Sefton Samuels 1960s-1980s, National Football Museum, Manchester

September 15, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery – When Football Was Football: The Photography of Sefton Samuels 1960s-1980s, National Football Museum, Manchester

Calling all football fans.

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Beautiful World, Where Are You?

Book Review: Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney

September 15, 2021 Comments Off on Book Review: Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney

With proof copies of Sally Rooney’s third novel trading for hundreds of pounds on eBay, and bookshops opening early and stocking extra copies, it’s fair to say that Beautiful World, Where Are You is one of the most eagerly anticipated novels of 2021.

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The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff. Image by Pamela Raith_photography

Review: The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff, The Young‘uns with Jack Rutter, Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne

September 15, 2021 Comments Off on Review: The Ballad of Johnny Longstaff, The Young‘uns with Jack Rutter, Northern Stage, Newcastle upon Tyne

If you’re not already a big fan of The Young’uns’ and their authentic, primarily a capella folk music, then I’d recommend that you add them to your playlist without further delay.

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James, Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Marc McGarraghy

Photo Gallery: James, Scarborough Open Air Theatre

September 13, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: James, Scarborough Open Air Theatre

James have sold more than 25 million records worldwide over the past 30 years, gaining both critical and commercial acclaim.

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Lucian Freud, The Painter's Mother 1982 © Tate

Review: Lucian Freud – Real Lives, Tate Liverpool

September 12, 2021 Comments Off on Review: Lucian Freud – Real Lives, Tate Liverpool

Is it possible, or desirable, to truly distinguish your appreciation of an artist’s talent from your misgivings about their private conduct?

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Teenage Fanclub

“We work together the same way we’ve always done.” Raymond McGinley from Teenage Fanclub talks to Northern Soul

September 9, 2021 Comments Off on “We work together the same way we’ve always done.” Raymond McGinley from Teenage Fanclub talks to Northern Soul

As I prepare to interview Raymond McGinley, I make a mental note not to mention anything about my being a die-hard Teenage Fanclub fan.

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Ghosted by Jenn Ashworth

Book Review: Ghosted – A Love Story by Jenn Ashworth

September 5, 2021 Comments Off on Book Review: Ghosted – A Love Story by Jenn Ashworth

In the age of internet dating, words such as ‘orbiting’ and ‘ghosting’ have fast become a part of the collective lexicon.

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Right Good Reads

Book Club: Northern Soul’s Right Good Reads

September 5, 2021 Comments Off on Book Club: Northern Soul’s Right Good Reads

At Northern Soul, we can often be found with our nose buried in a book. As a team, we are notorious bookworms and are passionate about championing all things literary. 

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Through the wire northern landscape © Beverley Hicks

Image Gallery: Peter and Beverley Hicks – Reflections on Landscape, Inspired by… gallery, Danby

September 1, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: Peter and Beverley Hicks – Reflections on Landscape, Inspired by… gallery, Danby

A father-and-daughter exhibition of work reflecting on the landscapes of the North York Moors opens at the Inspired by… gallery in October.

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Anne-Marie, image by March McGarraghy

Photo Gallery: Anne-Marie and HRVY, Scarborough Open Air Theatre

September 1, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Anne-Marie and HRVY, Scarborough Open Air Theatre

Northern Soul photographer Marc McGarraghy sees English singer Anne-Marie, alongside support act HRVY, at Scarborough Open Air Theatre.

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