Author: Helen Nugent
Northern Soul has joined forces with brand-new food festival, Manchester Eats, which will see Manchester’s Heaton Park transformed into a food lovers’ paradise, to give away free tickets to a whole host of deliciousness.Read the full story..
A new exhibition is coming to South Yorkshire which collates some of the most recognisable and wearable designs of the last century. T-Shirt: Cult – Culture – Subversion “provides a unique insight into the historical and cultural influence of the most ubiquitous, affordable and popular garment of the last 100 years”.Read the full story..
Northern Soul has teamed up with the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) to offer five readers the chance to win a pair of tickets to see the RNCM Symphony Orchestra at The Bridgewater Hall on Friday 29 June.Read the full story..
We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty, jetty and our new favourite…a weind.Read the full story..
A project to find, collect, and interpret poetry associated with the Lancashire Cotton Famine (1861-65) is gathering pace at Exeter University. Ruth Mather from the university explains the history prior to the launch of recordings of the poems in July.Read the full story..
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