Author: Drew Tosh
As I write this, Australia is on fire while the South of England struggles with another bout of severe flooding.Read the full story..
“We still have a long way to go.” Actress, presenter and mental health advocate Denise Welsh talks to Northern Soul
She is an accomplished stage and TV actress, a ‘loose’ woman, a mental health advocate and, most recently, a patron of Manchester’s award-winning Hope Mill Theatre.Read the full story..
I know we all say it about the tele of our childhoods, but kids’ TV in the 70s really was special.Read the full story..
The arts world could never be accused of being over-funded, so to set up a new venture is always a bold move.Read the full story..
It’s difficult to recall a time when Lulu wasn’t around.Read the full story..
“I don’t hanker for being chased round the Arndale Centre by Norwegian schoolgirls anymore.” Nik Kershaw talks to Northern Soul
Nik Kershaw was everywhere in the 1980s.Read the full story..
North East soul and funk band Smoove & Turrell have been creating big banging dance tracks for more than a decade.Read the full story..
It’s a dog’s life, and a flaming well good one too.Read the full story..
Queering the past: Bolton, LGBT history and Walt Whitman. Playwright Stephen M Hornby talks to Northern Soul
A number of places are synonymous with the history of gay culture: San Francisco, New York, Paris, Bolton.Read the full story..
“It helps people find themselves again.” Look Good Feel Better, the charity changing the face of cancer treatment
A cancer diagnosis is devastating. Lives are turned upside down and it can be hard to remember a time when the greyest of clouds weren’t hanging over everything.Read the full story..
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