The most fascinating photograph in the opening space of the Linda McCartney Retrospective at Liverpool’s Walker Art Gallery is of Brian Jones and Mick Jagger from her first professional assignment.Read the full story..
“I’m not looking down or anything, I’m just looking across.” Jackie Hagan talks to Northern Soul ahead of DigiFest 2020
I’m not the biggest fan of British director Christopher Nolan. In fact, I’m of the opinion that most of his films prefer to show off rather than actually show much in the way of humanity, let alone fun. And heaven forbid that there might be a plausible female character lurking around amid the bombast.Read the full story..
“There’s lots of poo, there’s lots of wee, there’s lots of vomit.” Northern Soul chats to Cat Henstridge from CBBC’s The Pets Factor
If you’ve never turned on CBBC to keep little ones entertained while you inhale a pint of tea, you may not have had the good fortune of stumbling across The Pets Factor.Read the full story..
Good News in Focus: Prosper North, a free business support programme aimed at cultural heritage organisations in the North
Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good new stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis. As the country begins to loosen lockdown restrictions, we’re talking to Northerners doing excellent work across the region.Read the full story..
Coronavirus: will the arts survive? Northern arts practitioners and performers tell us their stories
At the time of writing, Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden had just announced that indoor live theatre performances can recommence on August 1.Read the full story..
“I think theatre will come back and thrive.” Northern Soul talks to playwright Jonathan Harvey and director Joseph Houston
While theatres remain closed, many venues have created online events to connect with audiences.Read the full story..
It was a boiling hot day and I was having a brew in the back garden when the idea of doorstep portraits came to mind.Read the full story..
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Artist David Dunnico has created War Work, a new exhibition at AIR Gallery, to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Click the link below to view the full gallery: northernsoul.me.uk/image-gall… pic.twitter.com/s8ATabsNx8
The exhibition explores the memorials and rituals that surround the war and how they have influenced our perception of later conflicts.