Author: Helen Nugent
“Once the Spice Girls move into your house, you very quickly run out of space.” Sheffield songwriter Eliot Kennedy talks to Northern Soul
Eliot Kennedy has written songs for Mary J. Blige, the Spice Girls, Celine Dion, Boyzone, Bryan Adams, S Club 7 and Take That. Now the Sheffield songwriter is celebrating his 50th birthday with a charity concert in his home town – and he’s invited his musical friends. He talks to Ann Chadwick.Read the full story..
Edit.04: Live Creations by Joe Moran and Dance Art Foundation is the fourth in The Lowry’s Edit series of gallery projects and collaborations.Read the full story..
In 1836, the enormously popular Manchester Music Festival came to a close with a fancy dress ball so grand a temporary structure was built to connect The Portico Library with the nearby Assembly Rooms and Theatre Royal.Read the full story..
Into The Midst is a newly commissioned body of work by Manchester-based artist Joseph Whitmore. The exhibition explores simulated personal experiences and the ever changing effect digital technology has on history, artefact, and the human condition.Read the full story..
Win a pair of tickets to Switch MCR present 8055 & The House (plus a bottle of fizz and some chocolates)
Win a pair of tickets to Switch MCR present 8055 & The House (plus a bottle of fizz and some chocolates).Read the full story..
Following on from its acclaimed Jamie Reid exhibition XXXXX: Fifty Years of Subversion and the Spirit, Humber Street Gallery presents Place to Place, an exhibition that showcases three female artists selected by the gallery to be part of the Liverpool Biennial touring programme which opens with its first exhibition in Hull.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..
Is there anything more nostalgic than food?Read the full story..
Win two tickets (and a bottle of prosecco) to the final of OFF CUT Festival, the short play competition where you decide, at 53two in Manchester.Read the full story..
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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