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Brexit Poetry: MY DECISION

November 3, 2019 Comments Off on Brexit Poetry: MY DECISION

Henry Normal, co-writer of award-winning TV and film shows such as The Royle Family, The Mrs Merton Show, The Parole Officer, Coogan’s Run, Paul Calf, and producer of Gavin and Stacey, Moone Boy, Uncle and Alan Partridge, among many others, has written four Brexit-themed poems exclusively for Northern Soul. They are called Brexit Trilogy (taking into account inflation). Here’s the third one. 

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Win tickets to see Josh Phillips of Procol Harum join Starlite Campbell Band at The Met, Bury

November 1, 2019 Comments Off on Win tickets to see Josh Phillips of Procol Harum join Starlite Campbell Band at The Met, Bury

Josh Phillips of Procol Harum (yes, that Procol Harum) will be joining European Blues awards nominees the Starlite Campbell Band for their special home-coming gig at The Met in Bury on November 15, 2019.

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Brexit poetry: NEVER LET IT BE SAID 

October 30, 2019 Comments Off on Brexit poetry: NEVER LET IT BE SAID 

Henry Normal, co-writer of award-winning TV and film shows such as The Royle Family, The Mrs Merton Show, The Parole Officer, Coogan’s Run, Paul Calf, and producer of Gavin and Stacey, Moone Boy, Uncle and Alan Partridge, among many others, has written four Brexit-themed poems exclusively for Northern Soul. They are called Brexit Trilogy (taking into account inflation). Here’s the second one. 

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Norman Cornish: The Definitive Collection

October 27, 2019 Comments Off on Norman Cornish: The Definitive Collection

The first major retrospective exhibition of work by the North East artist Norman Cornish is due to take place at The Bowes Museum at Barnard Castle in County Durham. This event will celebrate the centenary of the acclaimed artist’s work and opens almost 100 years to the day of his birth in Spennymoor. Here, the curator Dr Howard Coutts writes about the exhibition for Northern Soul.  

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Once upon a time: how anti-migrant politics threaten the British writing industry

October 20, 2019 Comments Off on Once upon a time: how anti-migrant politics threaten the British writing industry

As Brexit dominates the headlines, Alexandra Jarvis, a writer for the Immigration Advice Service, has some stringent opinions on the impact Brexit will have on our creative sectors. She asks, how do we stop the damage before it’s too late?

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Yemen: Inside a Crisis, Imperial War Museum North

October 14, 2019 Comments Off on Yemen: Inside a Crisis, Imperial War Museum North

Described by the UN as the “world’s worst” humanitarian crisis, the on-going conflict in Yemen has left an estimated 80 per cent of the country’s men, women and children in desperate need of assistance.

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

October 14, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels…

We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul.

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Photo Gallery: Photo North Festival, Harrogate Convention Centre

October 7, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Photo North Festival, Harrogate Convention Centre

Are you a keen photographer or interested in taking snaps?

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North West Wonders 2019 by BAPS Theatre

Review: North West Wonders, Twenty Twenty Two, Manchester

October 4, 2019 Comments Off on Review: North West Wonders, Twenty Twenty Two, Manchester

This year’s North West Wonders was extraordinary, writes Megan Chapman.

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Cheese the Day: Win tickets to the CheeseFEAST Festival in the homeland of Cheshire Cheese

October 1, 2019 Comments Off on Cheese the Day: Win tickets to the CheeseFEAST Festival in the homeland of Cheshire Cheese

Cheese the Day: Win tickets to the CheeseFEAST Festival in the homeland of Cheshire Cheese.

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