Northern Soul

Author: Marc McGarraghy

Invisible Manchester, Copyright Marc McGarraghy 2019

Invisible Cities: the homeless become walking tour guides of their own streets

July 20, 2019 No Comments

“Coming on a tour is a unique way to experience a city, encouraging people to open their eyes and ears, to see the city in a different way,” says Alice Sparks, who created and runs Manchester’s Invisible Cities.

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Review: Alice Roberts, Digging into Britain’s Past

July 14, 2019 No Comments

She’s been on our television screens for nearly 20 years and yet Professor Alice Roberts still exudes the passion of a debutant when talking about anthropology, archaeology, anatomy and history.

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Photo Gallery: The Bluetones, Fibbers, York

June 24, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Bluetones, Fibbers, York

Northern Soul photographer Marc McGarraghy heads to see The Bluetones at Fibbers in York.

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The Girl from Gotham City: Jackie Chambers on growing up in Leeds

May 19, 2019 Comments Off on The Girl from Gotham City: Jackie Chambers on growing up in Leeds

With her shock of blonde hair, studded leather outfits, huge smile and time-honoured rock poses, Jackie Chambers is known as the lead guitarist with all-female heavy metal band Girlschool, as well as for her latest project, Yorkshire-based rockers Syteria.

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“Music that’s trying to go where music hasn’t been before.” Northern Soul talks to The Blackheart Orchestra

May 9, 2019 Comments Off on “Music that’s trying to go where music hasn’t been before.” Northern Soul talks to The Blackheart Orchestra

The Blackheart Orchestra create glorious soundscapes together, hugely emotive and held together by an ethereal enchanting voice.

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