Author: Emma Yates-Badley
I read chapters from Olivia Laing’s The Lonely City in the bath.Read the full story..
Review: 24 Stories featuring Kathy Burke, Mike Gayle, John Mitchinson, Nina Stibbe, Manchester Literature Festival
Social media gets a bad rap.Read the full story..
From ITV big gob (and all-round cockwomble), Piers Morgan has suggested that papoose-wearing fathers look ’emasculated’.Read the full story..
I’m increasingly drawn to stories set in the places I know well.Read the full story..
What springs to mind when you think of cosmetics brand Lush? Glittery bath bombs?Read the full story..
“Manchester is good at spotting an opportunity and going for it.” John McGrath from Manchester International Festival talks to Northern Soul
Last year was a harrowing time for Manchester.Read the full story..
When I was at university I worked as a carer.Read the full story..
Book Review – Heart of the Race: Black Women’s Lives in Britain by Beverley Bryan, Stella Dadzie and Suzanne Scafe
I’m an avid reader of non-fiction. I thoroughly enjoy taking a peek at other people’s lives and, more importantly, learning something new about the world we live in.Read the full story..
Eight years ago, I snagged tickets to Matilda: The Musical at Stratford-upon-Avon’s Courtyard Theatre.Read the full story..
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
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The secret is out. This year’s Northern Soul of the Year is @getnorth2018. A massive congratulations to all involved with this is remarkable event which really bought the North alive #NSawards18 pic.twitter.com/cmAbc1QpXL
There’s no shortage of great venues in the North West but we’re particularly excited to announce that the winner of Venue of the Year is Waterside. We’ve been loving everything you do this year. A thoroughly deserving winner @WatersideArts #NSawards18 pic.twitter.com/YyD51jeiBI
Northern Writer of the Year was such a strong category with so many fantastic entries and our judges thought that one in particular deserved a special mention. So, lovely @lyndseyskinner here’s a huge shout out just for you #NSawards18