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Author: Helen Nugent

The Stretford End Lads by Sefton Samuels

Photo Gallery – When Football Was Football: The Photography of Sefton Samuels 1960s-1980s, National Football Museum, Manchester

September 15, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery – When Football Was Football: The Photography of Sefton Samuels 1960s-1980s, National Football Museum, Manchester

Calling all football fans.

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Right Good Reads

Book Club: Northern Soul’s Right Good Reads

September 5, 2021 Comments Off on Book Club: Northern Soul’s Right Good Reads

At Northern Soul, we can often be found with our nose buried in a book. As a team, we are notorious bookworms and are passionate about championing all things literary. 

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Through the wire northern landscape © Beverley Hicks

Image Gallery: Peter and Beverley Hicks – Reflections on Landscape, Inspired by… gallery, Danby

September 1, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: Peter and Beverley Hicks – Reflections on Landscape, Inspired by… gallery, Danby

A father-and-daughter exhibition of work reflecting on the landscapes of the North York Moors opens at the Inspired by… gallery in October.

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Deansgate and Bridge Street crossover Manchester. 18 x 50.

Image Gallery: From Manchester to New York, Contemporary Six, Manchester

August 25, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: From Manchester to New York, Contemporary Six, Manchester

Have you ever wandered through a city and marvelled at its character? Did you pause to look at the backstreets and landmarks?

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Hillside barns, Swaledale

Photo Gallery: A collection of views, Swaledale, North Yorkshire

August 22, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: A collection of views, Swaledale, North Yorkshire

Northern Soul‘s North Yorkshire Photographer Paul Hunter heads to Swaledale, North Yorkshire and takes some stunning images.

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Comma Press

The Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2022

July 21, 2021 Comments Off on The Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2022

We’re delighted to announce that Northern Soul is the Media Partner for the fifth annual Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction. This is our fourth year as partner for the prestigious prize, run by Comma Press and the University of Central Lancashire. Comma’s commitment to the short story and its place in today’s literary narrative is second to none, as is its work to blur cultural and social boundaries.

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1940s wedding dress for Grosvenor Museum's Curated Closet exhibition (taken at Stretton Mill), Credit: Kat Hannon Photography'.

Image Gallery: Vintage fashion inspires exhibitions at Grosvenor Museum and Lion Salt Works Museum

July 21, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: Vintage fashion inspires exhibitions at Grosvenor Museum and Lion Salt Works Museum

In recent years, second-hand and vintage clothing has enjoyed a resurgence of interest.

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Emily Williamson, Aurum publishers

Looking for Emily Williamson, founder of the RSPB

July 14, 2021 Comments Off on Looking for Emily Williamson, founder of the RSPB

Who was Emily Williamson?

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Baxters and Fish & Chip shop, Moston Lane, Moston

Image Gallery: Small Shops by Brian Lomas, The Modernist Society

July 2, 2021 Comments Off on Image Gallery: Small Shops by Brian Lomas, The Modernist Society

Manchester’s urban history is being celebrated with a new book featuring images of local independent shops in the 1980s, which already look like a bygone age.

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Char Siu Pork

BBQ recipes for summer evenings from Wing Yip: Char Sui Pork

June 29, 2021 Comments Off on BBQ recipes for summer evenings from Wing Yip: Char Sui Pork

As the weather begins to seriously warm up, there’s no better time to fire up the barbecue and enjoy dinner al fresco.

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