Author: Desmond Bullen
Set back from the Golden Mile, whose sand-blasted buildings break the winds that sweep in from the Irish Sea with the fury of banshees, the Grand Theatre has weathered much in its 125 years.Read the full story..
On the face of it, Manchester’s claims to Alan Turing are slender.Read the full story..
The clamour of the world scrolls incessantly, regurgitating received wisdoms about Brexit, Fleabag and Neverland.Read the full story..
It ends with an ovation.Read the full story..
Much like Dorothy, Bolton Octagon has been cast adrift from its moorings, although in a manner less dramatic than cyclonic updraft.Read the full story..
Appearances can be deceptive.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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@VisitLancashire 125-years-old and still going strong: Blackpool Grand Theatre. Northern Soul's Desmond Bullen visits an astonishing building with a fascinating history. northernsoul.me.uk/125-years-… …