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#ThisIsTheNorth: People’s Powerhouse Convention 2020

October 23, 2020 No Comments

We’re delighted to announce that Northern Soul is the Media Partner for the #ThisIsTheNorth Convention 2020 hosted by The People’s Powerhouse. Due to social distancing measures put in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s event will take place entirely online. 

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Good News in Focus: Halliwell Befriending Service

October 21, 2020 No Comments

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good news stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Picture Gallery: RESET, RedHouse Originals, Harrogate

October 20, 2020 No Comments

Need a distraction from the news?

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Picture Gallery: An Unprecedented Year by Rob Pointon, Contemporary Six, Manchester

October 12, 2020 No Comments

2020 has been an incredibly turbulent year.

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Picture Gallery: Days Like These, The Lowry, Salford

October 7, 2020 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: Days Like These, The Lowry, Salford

It’s been another tough week for the arts.

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Good News in Focus: Gail Myerscough, a surface pattern designer and illustrator

October 5, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Gail Myerscough, a surface pattern designer and illustrator

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good news stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Photo Gallery: Sense of Here, Harriet and Rob Fraser, Grizedale Forest Galleries, Cumbria

October 5, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Sense of Here, Harriet and Rob Fraser, Grizedale Forest Galleries, Cumbria

Has the COVID-19 lockdown inspired a renewed love of the outdoors?

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Mayflies Over Manchester: Andrew O’Hagan writes for Northern Soul

October 3, 2020 Comments Off on Mayflies Over Manchester: Andrew O’Hagan writes for Northern Soul

‘There are children playing in the street.’ That is the first stage direction for the first scene of a new television serial aired on December 9, 1960, Coronation Street.

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Picture Gallery: Art Deco by the Sea, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

September 28, 2020 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: Art Deco by the Sea, Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle

Longing for a holiday by the sea?

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Review: LEGOLAND, Trafford Centre, Manchester

September 23, 2020 Comments Off on Review: LEGOLAND, Trafford Centre, Manchester

It’s four years since I last took my niece to LEGOLAND at Manchester’s Trafford Centre.

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