“It is a social medium that has artistry. And a means of powerful communication, too.”Read the full story..
Students of scriptwriting and film-making tend to be bombarded by hard-and-fast rules, one of which says ‘your film must have incident’.Read the full story..
If you were to go by the title alone, The Death of Stalin wouldn’t be the film you’d assume it was.Read the full story..
Some 20 years ago, I remember watching the Royal Yacht Britannia sail out of Hong Kong harbour after the ceremonial handover of the territory to China to create the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.Read the full story..
“There are so many beautifully dark corners here.” Northern Soul chats to the team behind Manchester horror film, Habit
There’s always been a lot of love for the horror genre in Manchester, but it’s surprisingly rare for a horror film to be filmed here.Read the full story..
I first saw La La Land with my parents. We’d picked up a copy on DVD from Primark (it was on a stand in that bit where you queue up to pay, next to the multi-packs of face-wipes and cheap socks), got in a load of snacks and some wine, and screened it on the big telly in the front room.Read the full story..
God’s Own Country, written and directed by English filmmaker Francis Lee, is a remarkable film in many ways, and I’m not alone in believing it’s quite probably the best debut of the year.Read the full story..
- Photo Gallery: Brine, Steam and Rust, Lion Salt Works Museum, Northwich
- “It’s important to talk about northern voices.” Portico Prize-winning author Jessica Andrews on class, gender and the north
- Frissons of fear and jangling nerves: writer Jeremy Dyson talks about the return of Ghost Stories
- The national museum of democracy on its tenth anniversary: People’s History Museum
The Northern Travel & Tourism Show, February 25, 2020
The Northern Travel & Tourism Show on February 25, 2020 is the perfect place to find great ideas for future leisure visits and experiences, and enjoy the amazing Monastery host venue in Manchester.
You’ll meet over 45 exhibitors from lake and river cruises, steam railway trips and stately homes and gardens to themed Beatles heritage discovery in Liverpool, and the James Herriott All Creatures Great and Small story in the Yorkshire Dales.
There will also be tours around the wonderfully restored Pugin-designed monastery building.
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"It’s important to talk about northern voices." Portico Prize-winning author Jessica Andrews talks to Northern Soul's Literary Editor, Emma Yates-Badley, about class, gender and the north. northernsoul.me.uk/its-import… pic.twitter.com/iu9waDHlku
How beautiful are the birds in our gardens and wild spaces? Check out this gorgeous photo gallery and, while you're at it, capture a feathered friend on camera and enter Wilko's Wild Bird Photography Competition 2020. northernsoul.me.uk/capture-a-… pic.twitter.com/cyvXWqIf1n
Fascinated by industrial landscapes in art? Check out this new exhibition, Brine, Steam and Rust, Lion Salt Works Museum, Northwich. See our picture gallery⬇️ northernsoul.me.uk/photo-gall… #Cheshire @VisitCheshire pic.twitter.com/xottZKe1p0
Short film Trucker’s Atlas is a powerful exploration of mental health in northern, working-class men. Starring Kris Hitchen, produced by Sarah Palmer & written by Jack Sherratt & Dan Thorburn. View the film here: vimeo.com/333438094