Something different is coming to Kelham Island Museum in Sheffield. Among the stories of steel, the immense power of the River Don Engine and the makers in Little Mesters lane, a new creative response to the city’s industrial collection is finding its voice.Read the full story..
This summer Manchester will mark the anniversary of a public pro-democracy demonstration on August 16, 1819, and its now infamous and bloody response from the authorities.Read the full story..
Afflecks (or Affleck’s Palace as was) is a Manchester institution. With a history going back to the 1860s, the modern day indie emporium dates to 1982. Northern Soul’s Caleb Everett joins a new tour exploring its secrets.Read the full story..
This is a tale of stupidity beyond belief. It’s 25 years to the week since Grange Lido in the Cumbrian coastal town of Grange-over-Sands was shut.Read the full story..
Lest We Forget? Imperial War Museum North stages exhibition exploring how the First World War has shaped society.Read the full story..
A project to find, collect, and interpret poetry associated with the Lancashire Cotton Famine (1861-65) is gathering pace at Exeter University. Ruth Mather from the university explains the history prior to the launch of recordings of the poems in July.Read the full story..
When we were brainstorming venues to host this year’s Northern Soul Awards, there was one building at the top of our list – the iconic Manchester Cathedral.Read the full story..
Video: Nesh. Bobbins. Brew. How well do you know your Northernisms? Northern Soul heads to the streets to investigate.
Nesh. Bobbins. Brew. How well do you know your Northernisms? Northern Soul heads to the streets to investigate.Read the full story..
Emily Brontë is the most elusive of the famous Brontë siblings.Read the full story..
The name of Peterloo is bandied about so much these days that it would be tempting to forget there was never any such place.Read the full story..
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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