Author: Chris Payne
U2 rolled into town as part of their eXPERIENCE + iNNOCENCE tour and turned Manchester Arena into the smallest large venue around.Read the full story..
“People don’t have enough decent conversations nowadays.” Craig Parkinson talks acting, podcasts and the human condition
For three seasons of Line of Duty, Craig Parkinson played one of the most obnoxious characters on British telly.Read the full story..
Now in its ninth year, Just So Festival, an annual festival for children and their families, returned to Rode Hall in Cheshire earlier this month.Read the full story..
Archie Swift installed our oven when we came back to Manchester.Read the full story..
Our Head Photographer Chris Payne was at the Manchester Together concert in Manchester’s Albert Square this week.Read the full story..
“If words aren’t spoken or written, they start to become less relevant.” The Lost Words: Seek, Find, Speak
“Heather? You’re kidding me!”Read the full story..
Everything Everything performed to a packed O2 Apollo in Manchester proving, once again, that they are one of the most consistently compelling and unsettling bands around.Read the full story..
Northern Soul‘s Head Photographer, Chris Payne, braves the blustery January weather and heads out and about to take some beautiful images of Northern birds – and one extremely friendly horse.Read the full story..
- “Wrestling is a place where women can come and reclaim their bodies.” EVE Riot Grrrls of Wrestling talk to Northern Soul
- Missing Peaky Blinders? Don’t worry, you can relive it at locations across the north
- Once upon a time: how anti-migrant politics threaten the British writing industry
- “An opener to new worlds.” PechaKucha talks to Northern Soul
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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