Author: Emma Yates-Badley
“You can kid yourself that you can speak Icelandic or Japanese.” Adam Thirlwell on Studio Créole and the creolisation of languages
When someone asks you the question ‘if you could pick a superpower, what would it be?’, do you opt for the ability to be fluent in every language?Read the full story..
“Sustainability isn’t about going without.” Corin Bell, director of Open Kitchen MCR, talks to Northern Soul
Whether it’s stuffing the freezer full of items we don’t need simply because they were a bargain, chucking things away based on the sell-by date or reaching for takeaway apps, we all make food choices that aren’t beneficial to the environment, our health, society and even our wallets.Read the full story..
It’s no secret that us Brits love a good festival. Come rain or shine, we strap on our wellies, slap on the glitter and head for the fields to drink tepid cider, listen to loud music and generally have a bloody good time.Read the full story..
Book Review – After Grenfell: Violence, Resistance and Response, edited by Dan Bulley, Jenny Edkins and Nadine El-Enany
On June 14, 2017, a fire engulfed a tower block in West London. Seventy-two people lost their lives and hundreds of others were left injured, displaced and traumatised.Read the full story..
It’s almost two years since #MeToo catapulted into the Twittersphere.Read the full story..
“No-one is pretending to be something they’re not here.” Northern Soul talks to Stockport’s Rare Mags
I wasn’t exactly enthused about moving to Stockport.Read the full story..
Tackling plastic waste with a shared sense of purpose: Rachel Lewis from Plastic Shed talks to Northern Soul
You can’t turn on the telly box or scroll through social media without seeing someone talking about the catastrophic impact that plastic waste is having on our environment. Given the statistics on the subject, it’s hardly surprising so much attention is being paid to it.Read the full story..
Sex sells. But if you expect Don’t Hold My Head Down to be a titillating read full of soft-core anecdotes, then you’ll be (somewhat) disappointed.Read the full story..
- “Where do you go back to?” Northern Soul explores Stretford Public Hall
- Invisible Cities: the homeless become walking tour guides of their own streets
- “Great art creates a reaction.” Northern Ricochet talks to Northern Soul
- “I just think the two things go together really well.” Jason Wood from Manchester’s HOME talks about Pop Stars on Film
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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