Author: Cathy Crabb
“Once I was sacked from Corrie, I had enough to probably buy a small terraced house,” says Chris Hoyle. “But instead I spent obscene amounts of money on designer clothes.”Read the full story..
“It’s the culmination of the trilogy, each of which I think looks at the idea of ‘monster’ and what that means in contemporary society.”Read the full story..
Saddleworth has it going on.Read the full story..
Accomplishment isn’t a steady set of milestones for those committed to a life in art.Read the full story..
During From Shore to Shore at Manchester’s Yang Sing restaurant, we are fed the tales and the sharing plates of Chinese food.Read the full story..
As we head back to Saddleworth after our visit to Leeds Arts University’s new building at Blenheim Walk, I tell someone off on the train and my daughter is pleased with that at least.Read the full story..
I have to admit that when I saw the line-up for Cotton Clouds music festival in Saddleworth this year the only band I really fancied was Sister Sledge.Read the full story..
In a new series, Northern Soul’s Cathy Crabb talks to working class creative people, some already established, some emerging, and some setting their stall out to create more work for others. This week it’s Roni Ellis, Scott Berry and Libby Hall from Salford Arts Theatre.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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