Northern Soul

Author: Helen Nugent

“There are big plans to come from the North East.” The Manager of Durham’s Assembly Rooms talks to Northern Soul

November 18, 2019 Comments Off on “There are big plans to come from the North East.” The Manager of Durham’s Assembly Rooms talks to Northern Soul

Writing this article, I was reminded of a quote by the comedian Eddie Izzard while he was on a world tour. “I grew up in Europe, where the history comes from.”

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Win a pair of tickets to Manchester Camerata’s New Year’s Day performance at The Bridgewater Hall

November 18, 2019 Comments Off on Win a pair of tickets to Manchester Camerata’s New Year’s Day performance at The Bridgewater Hall

Manchester Camerata redefines what an orchestra can do.

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The Northern Soul Christmas Charity Appeal: raising money for Alzheimer’s

November 15, 2019 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Christmas Charity Appeal: raising money for Alzheimer’s

The Northern Soul Christmas Charity Appeal

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Photo Gallery: Selected Music Works: 1999-2019, Colony Ancoats

November 13, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Selected Music Works: 1999-2019, Colony Ancoats

Are you a bit of a music buff? Well, photographer Richard Kelly has announced his first ever solo exhibition Selected Music Works: 1999-2019 at Colony Ancoats this November.

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Photo Gallery: Lantern Festival lights up the West End of Morecambe

November 11, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Lantern Festival lights up the West End of Morecambe

What better way to celebrate Diwali (and marking the clocks going back and the imminent arrival of the darker nights) than a free Lantern Festival?

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Brexit Poetry: THE BIG DEBATE

November 9, 2019 Comments Off on Brexit Poetry: THE BIG DEBATE

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 fourth one. 

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Second Nature – what is nature anyway?

Photo Gallery: Second Nature – what is nature anyway? The Portico Library, Manchester

November 4, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Second Nature – what is nature anyway? The Portico Library, Manchester

Did you know there’s a secret garden tucked away in an historic Manchester Library within walking distance from Piccadilly Gardens?

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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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