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..
A new exhibit at the People’s History Museum in Manchester offers a stark reminder of what women went through to secure the vote.Read the full story..
A minnow with ambitions.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..
Her mother, the pioneer radical and feminist Mary Wollstonecraft, died after giving birth to her and young Mary Godwin grew up having to pass the room she died in every day.Read the full story..
It’s unusual to go more than a few days without hearing about the war in Syria, either in the news or as part of an appeal for humanitarian assistance.Read the full story..
Ask someone this: what is the first thing that enters their mind when someone mentions women in the Victorian era?Read the full story..
Bittersweet, the latest exhibition from The Portico Library, looks at the abolitionists and pro-slavery advocates in Manchester and the discussions that were taking place at the time.Read the full story..
“So, what exactly is the Reformation?” asks one of my fellow journalists at the press preview of John Rylands Library’s new exhibition. There’s a pause from our guide that suggests this is not a new question.Read the full story..
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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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@NicolaSturgeon “I write the books that shout loudest in my head.” Northern Soul's @dannyxmoran talks to crime author Val McDermid at the Harrogate Crime Writing Festival northernsoul.me.uk/i-write-th… pic.twitter.com/iYsrUq7TPH