Northern Soul

Author: Helen Nugent

The North

Good News: positive stories from across the North

May 11, 2020 Comments Off on Good News: positive stories from across the North

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are partnering to share good news stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England and showing us the best of humanity during the COVID-19 crisis. We’ve heard so many examples of people showing great kindness and compassion and we think that these stories deserve to be shared far and wide. Let’s bring a little sprinkle of joy to people’s news feed and show the world how great Northerners really are, especially in challenging times.

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Lockdown entertainment: The best of the best Northern Films

May 10, 2020 Comments Off on Lockdown entertainment: The best of the best Northern Films

With us all cooped up inside and scrambling to find things to do, help is at hand from Northern Soul. We’ve canvassed an array of contributors and friends to ask for their favourite Northern films. Among what follows, we hope that you find some inspiration for your viewing pleasure.

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The Stinky Chef: Bucatini all’Amatriciana

May 2, 2020 Comments Off on The Stinky Chef: Bucatini all’Amatriciana

During these strange and uncertain times, we’re all in need of a pick-me-up. And what better than something to feed the body as well as the soul.

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How do artists mount virtual exhibitions? We go behind the scenes of GALA at Manchester’s Victoria Baths

April 29, 2020 Comments Off on How do artists mount virtual exhibitions? We go behind the scenes of GALA at Manchester’s Victoria Baths

COVID-19 has stopped many of us in our tracks. The pause is palpable in the streets.

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The Stinky Chef: Wild Garlic and Ricotta Gnudi

April 21, 2020 Comments Off on The Stinky Chef: Wild Garlic and Ricotta Gnudi

During these strange and uncertain times, we’re all in need of a pick-me-up. And what better than something to feed the body as well as the soul.

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What are you listening to in lockdown? Here are our Northern Bangers

April 18, 2020 Comments Off on What are you listening to in lockdown? Here are our Northern Bangers

In a world where our physical boundaries have contracted, it’s more important than ever to expand our inner horizons. With this in mind, we asked our writers and friends for their top Northern tunes.

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Image Gallery: Lockdown Lanterns, The Scarborough Collections

April 6, 2020 Comments Off on Image Gallery: Lockdown Lanterns, The Scarborough Collections

Need something to keep you busy during lockdown?

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Sunset, Whorl Hill, Cleveland Way, Paul Hunter

Photo Gallery: Northern Images

April 6, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Northern Images

The team at Northern Soul are practising social distancing and working from the safety of their homes, but that hasn’t stopped us wanting to celebrate our beautiful region.

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TV: Bingeworthy Northern Box Sets

April 5, 2020 Comments Off on TV: Bingeworthy Northern Box Sets

With most of the country confined to barracks, we’re all on the hunt for distractions and I’m no exception. Yesterday I cleaned the cat flap.

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Fields at Easingwold by Paul Hunter

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March 30, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Northern Images

The team at Northern Soul are practising social distancing and working from the safety of their homes, but that hasn’t stopped us wanting to celebrate our beautiful region.

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