Northern Soul

Author: Helen Nugent

Criccieth from Ynysgain (oil on board)

Photo Gallery: A Welsh Connection, Contemporary Six Gallery, Manchester

April 23, 2018 No Comments

A Welsh Connection, a new exhibition launching at Contemporary Six, celebrates the strong affinity that people from the North West have with North Wales.

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Psych Icon - Janis Joplin

Photo Gallery: Psych Icons

April 23, 2018 No Comments

Illustrator and collage artist, Dunstan Carter is launching a new exhibition of psychedelic music portraits, Psych Icons, at Foundation Coffee House in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. 

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Morph

Exclusive: Morph talks to Northern Soul

April 21, 2018 No Comments

It’s not easy interviewing a superstar.

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TONY ALLEN

Kendal set for Fringe-style comedy festival at The Brewery Arts Centre

April 20, 2018 Comments Off on Kendal set for Fringe-style comedy festival at The Brewery Arts Centre

Comedy fans who can’t make Harry and Meghan’s big day at Windsor Castle can experience a ‘Royal Wedding’ with a difference in Kendal this May.

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Relatively Speaking

Win a bottle of Pimms and a pair of tickets to Relatively Speaking at Oldham Coliseum

April 17, 2018 No Comments

Win a bottle of Pimms and a pair of tickets to Relatively Speaking at Oldham Coliseum. 

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Pumpkin & Saffron Soup

Feasts from the Middle East: Pumpkin & Saffron Soup

April 16, 2018 No Comments

New to Northern Soul: Tony Kitous, founder of Lebanese restaurant Comptoir Libanaisshares delicious recipes from his new cookbook Feasts from the Middle East.

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Chester ginnel by @wawchester

Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

April 16, 2018 No Comments

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.

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Ian Mood - From New York Street

Photo Gallery: Gateway Gallery, Hale

April 7, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Gateway Gallery, Hale

The Gateway Gallery is situated in Hale, Greater Manchester and specialises in paintings by Modern British Artists, particularly those grouped together under the label ‘The Northern School’.

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Photo Gallery: Holcombe Hill

April 6, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Holcombe Hill

Northern Soul photographer, Drew Wilby, takes a trip to Holcombe Hill and captures some snaps of the beautiful scenery including beautiful blue skies, the village of Holcombe and the town of Ramsbottom and well-known Bury landmark, Peel Tower.

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The Chocolate Festival 2018 Ramsbottom, image by Drew Wilby

Photo Gallery: Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival 2018

April 6, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival 2018

Mmm, chocolate….last month saw the return of The Chocolate Festival to Ramsbottom’s town centre.

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