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Photo Gallery: Love of Leeds

January 20, 2020 No Comments

A new photographic project aims to capture the life of Leeds in a stunning year-long photo essay.

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Photo Gallery: Forget Me Not, pARTners, The Exchange, North Tyneside

January 20, 2020 No Comments

Forget Me Not, a new exhibition at The Exchange in North Shields, will showcase the work of pARTners which provides art classes for people living with dementia in North Tyneside.

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Exhibition Review: 100 Years of Council Housing, Manchester Central Library

January 15, 2020 No Comments

Manchester, a city which likes to tell itself it has always led the laggards elsewhere, was building municipal housing long before the introduction of the Addison Act in 1919.

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“We still have a long way to go.” Actress, presenter and mental health advocate Denise Welsh talks to Northern Soul

January 10, 2020 No Comments

She is an accomplished stage and TV actress, a ‘loose’ woman, a mental health advocate and, most recently, a patron of Manchester’s award-winning Hope Mill Theatre.

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British Screenwriters: the life and work of Robert Bolt

January 6, 2020 Comments Off on British Screenwriters: the life and work of Robert Bolt

It wasn’t an ideal moment for Robert Bolt to be arrested.

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“It completely turned my life upside down.” Mark Radcliffe talks to Northern Soul about his life-changing diagnosis

January 3, 2020 Comments Off on “It completely turned my life upside down.” Mark Radcliffe talks to Northern Soul about his life-changing diagnosis

This time last year, things were looking pretty bleak for Mark Radcliffe.

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What’s on in January: Comedy in Manchester

December 31, 2019 Comments Off on What’s on in January: Comedy in Manchester

There’s no holding back the comedy in Manchester in the first month of the year.

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Our Year in Pictures: Northern Soul’s Favourite Photos of 2019

December 24, 2019 Comments Off on Our Year in Pictures: Northern Soul’s Favourite Photos of 2019

It’s hard to believe that the end of the year is fast approaching.

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The Northern Soul Christmas Poem: Snow Blind

December 23, 2019 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Christmas Poem: Snow Blind

Oh my, it’s nearly Christmas.

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Theatre Review: The Secret of Christmas Eve, Oldham Library Theatre

December 21, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: The Secret of Christmas Eve, Oldham Library Theatre

This is another Christmas gem from the people who made the best Peter Pan I have ever seen.

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