Author: Alfred Searls
February 20, 1816 was not a good day in the life of Gioachino Rossini.Read the full story..
The Hallé began its new season in fine style with the kind of skilful and passionate performance that is the hallmark of this fine musical institution.Read the full story..
Last month as soft, warm, summer rain fell on a Saturday evening in Manchester, a packed Bridgewater Hall was able to transcend the meteorological treachery and escape into an English rural idyll.Read the full story..
This is a story about art and how it was that two very different governments – the totalitarian Nazis and the liberal post war Dutch – came to imprison it, and for very different reasons.Read the full story..
There are few books as original and daring as Olaf Stapledon’s Last and First Men.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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