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Photo Gallery: Northerners, Rory Lewis, Wex Photo Video, Manchester

May 29, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Northerners, Rory Lewis, Wex Photo Video, Manchester

Who springs to mind when you hear the word ‘Northerner’?

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Chorlton Cat and a ginnel by Phil Pearson

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

May 27, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels…

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 favourite…a weind.

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Northern Sustainable Fashion Revolution, Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Photo Gallery: Northern Sustainable Fashion Revolution, Newcastle upon Tyne

May 20, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Northern Sustainable Fashion Revolution, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fast fashion is cheap, convenient, and helps the more frugal among us to experiment with new looks.

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L-R Kirsty Holtby, Simon Hedges, Andrew Clay in Scarborough Art Gallery ©Tony Bartholomew

Reinventing Scarborough’s cultural offering

May 19, 2019 Comments Off on Reinventing Scarborough’s cultural offering

Scarborough’s Crescent is at the heart of the town’s cultural quarter, the location for its historic Art Gallery and creative centre Woodend. A short walk through the surrounding gardens takes you to one of the world’s earliest purpose-built museums, the iconic circular Rotunda. It completes a trio of buildings overseen by a new team which has big ideas for the North Yorkshire’s town’s cultural scene – starting with a new exhibition of work by leading contemporary British artist, Annabel McCourt.

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Photo Gallery: Aratta – Armenian Heritage in the North West

May 13, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Aratta – Armenian Heritage in the North West

Storytelling is an important tool.

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Matt Thomas 

Truffle by Matt Thomas: Winner of the Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2019

May 9, 2019 Comments Off on Truffle by Matt Thomas: Winner of the Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2019

Northern Soul is thrilled to have been the media partner for Comma Press’s Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2019. 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. We’re incredibly excited to announce – and publish – the winner: Truffle by Matt Thomas.

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Win a pair of tickets to see Bond and The Hallé in Immersive Cinematic Experience in Harrogate

May 8, 2019 Comments Off on Win a pair of tickets to see Bond and The Hallé in Immersive Cinematic Experience in Harrogate

Win a pair of tickets to see Bond and The Hallé in Immersive Cinematic Experience in Harrogate. 

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Photo Gallery: Susie MacMurray, Gathering, Tatton Park

May 8, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Susie MacMurray, Gathering, Tatton Park

Does walking into a fairy tale sound right up your street?

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Photo Gallery: Nine Lives Saved – The Transplant Gallery, Broderick Hall, Leeds City Museum

May 8, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Nine Lives Saved – The Transplant Gallery, Broderick Hall, Leeds City Museum

Thousands of people in the UK are waiting for an organ transplant.

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Auto-Destruct images from Unit 1 Gallery | Workshop. Photograph copyright Paul Tucker.

Photo Gallery: Auto – Destruct, Cross Lane Projects, Kendal

May 4, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Auto – Destruct, Cross Lane Projects, Kendal

Fancy checking out an art exhibition in a former Kendal Mint Cake factory? Of course you do.

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