Monthly Archives: January 2022
A new retrospective exhibition, Northern Lights – New Light, a 10-year retrospective, will be unveiled at Saul Hay Gallery in Manchester on March 26, 2022.Read the full story..
Last year, I used to come home to the North. This year I’m working in London mostly, and I miss it.Read the full story..
If the past is, in L.P. Hartley’s endlessly quoted observation, a foreign country, then how much more disorientating must it be to attempt to find one’s bearings doubly lost, adrift both in the past and a foreign country?Read the full story..
While artificial light may have transformed life on Earth, it has also had a detrimental effect on nature and our health.Read the full story..
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.Read the full story..
“An enduring and unique legacy.” Jason Wood writes about Derek Jarman ahead of a retrospective at Manchester’s HOME
Jarman at HOME is part of a collaboration with Manchester Art Gallery and its Protest! exhibition. Ahead of launch at the end of January, Jason Wood, artistic director: film & culture at HOME (soon to be executive director public programmes and audiences at the BFI), writes for Northern Soul about the extraordinary legacy of Derek Jarman.Read the full story..
We’re at the start of a critical decade that will determine the future of our planet.Read the full story..
In February 2022, Tate Liverpool will unveil two new displays of works from the Tate collection which consider the impact of the global movement of people on artists and art movements throughout the 20th century and beyond.Read the full story..
The People’s History Museum (PHM) in Manchester is preparing to launch its Banner Exhibition for 2022.Read the full story..
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The Editor of Northern Soul, Helen Nugent, ended the week on a high as a guest on Radio 4's Front Row. You can hear her thoughts on the new Shakespeare North Playhouse, Manchester International Festival, Joyland and, um, crisp sandwiches here: bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m0…
Loving the foyer at the BCC in Salford's MediaCity. pic.twitter.com/JwBFquFdDC
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"I dreamed of long summer days spent idly turning the pages of an Evelyn Waugh novel with occasional trips to the rose bushes for a languid spot of deadheading." Our Editor @nugehelen learns that creating a garden isn't all G&Ts and lounging around. northernsoul.me.uk/gardening-… pic.twitter.com/rk0LFKkVHa
Right Good Mid-Week Read: David Copperfield by Charles Dickens pic.twitter.com/u6YJAKjLEC