Author: Lizzie Wood
It’s important to start by saying that I inadvertently chose to coincide my trip with the weekend that Storm Ciara hit, meaning there was not much sunshine in Leith (and a pretty grim seven-hour coach journey home).Read the full story..
An unassuming red-brick building on the corner of a main road (cue attractive pelican crossing), Stretford Public Hall has been home to some pretty incredible moments.Read the full story..
With the big day just around the corner, mulled wine on special offer and more Christmas crackers than you can shake a string of tinsel at, December is one of Northern Soul’s favourite months.Read the full story..
In my mind, there are two types of plays: the ones where you keep checking your watch and the ones where you leave the theatre and it’s suddenly dark.Read the full story..
There are a handful of Corrie favourites mingling as I head to a hidden archway under the Deansgate / Castlefield Met to celebrate the launch of Manchester’s newest play.Read the full story..
What do breakfast kippers, a curry and a book about law all have in common?Read the full story..
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Artist David Dunnico has created War Work, a new exhibition at AIR Gallery, to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War. Click the link below to view the full gallery: northernsoul.me.uk/image-gall… pic.twitter.com/s8ATabsNx8
The exhibition explores the memorials and rituals that surround the war and how they have influenced our perception of later conflicts.