Northern Soul

Author: Karen Connolly

Turtle Bay

Turtle Bay: a taste of the Caribbean comes to Manchester

June 9, 2014 Comments Off on Turtle Bay: a taste of the Caribbean comes to Manchester

Manchester’s first Caribbean restaurant is loud, lively and a place for, as Wiganer Karen Connolly might say, ‘a right rum do’.

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Festival No 6

Festival No.6 steps it up a gear

May 14, 2014 Comments Off on Festival No.6 steps it up a gear

Karen Connolly gets all giddy over the updated line-up at this year’s Festival No. 6. 

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Festival No 6

Lifting the lid on Festival No.6

March 13, 2014 Comments Off on Lifting the lid on Festival No.6

Beck, London Grammar, Jimi Goodwin… Karen Connolly gets first dabs at this year’s Festival No.6 line-up, and there’s more to come.

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Resplendent in neon orange skates

November 19, 2013 Comments Off on Resplendent in neon orange skates

Karen Connolly get her skates on for a bit of festive fun at The Ice Rink at Selfridges, Manchester Trafford.

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Wigan Kebab

Lifting the Lid on The Wigan Kebab

November 13, 2013 Comments Off on Lifting the Lid on The Wigan Kebab

In the first of a new series on traditional Northern scran by the Northern Soul team, Karen Connolly reminisces about The Wigan Kebab. 

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Del Amitri Tour Session

The Right Time To Roll

September 30, 2013 Comments Off on The Right Time To Roll

Del Amitri have announced their first tour in more than a decade. Karen Connolly talks to frontman, Justin Currie.

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The Write Way

The Write Way

September 17, 2013 Comments Off on The Write Way

It all started with an email that went something like this:

“hey krn do we need 2 bring any stuff wiv us tomoz for cls”.

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