Author: Michelle Nicholson
“I have total trouser envy!” said my friend Erin, aged 11 and three-quarters.Read the full story..
I love being in a museum when it’s closed – there’s all manner of weird sights and sounds after hours.Read the full story..
When I was little, I played football for my primary school in North London.Read the full story..
When the shiny invitation to the Leesa North West Football Awards dropped on the mat at Northern Soul Towers, I stepped forward.Read the full story..
What would my 14-year-old self say? My most recent Saturday ‘big night out’ was spent with a 50-something gent at a 50th birthday party, with a playlist solely supplied by BBC Radio 2.Read the full story..
Bittersweet, the latest exhibition from The Portico Library, looks at the abolitionists and pro-slavery advocates in Manchester and the discussions that were taking place at the time.Read the full story..
Hotel Football and its new sibling Cafe Football are a marketing executive’s dream: a hospitality project backed by real life legendary Manchester footballers with football in the title and football memorabilia.Read the full story..
It’s not every day you see Manchester’s Albert Hall transform itself into a retro Mexican wrestling ring, complete with Mexican street food and drinks.Read the full story..
The first night of Manchester International Festival 2017 kicked off with a unique collaboration from New Order and visual artist Liam Gillick in the Old Granada Studios with So It Goes..Read the full story..
- “I think kids like to see an old bloke behaving disgracefully.” Steve Delaney talks Twitter, telly and being Count Arthur Strong
- Picture Gallery: Dudley Edwards, I’ve Got Rhythm, RedHouse Originals Gallery, Harrogate
- Fleetneedles Forage: Heavenly Hives at Manchester Cathedral
- “A reader has their own way of interpreting your whole story.” Poet Jackie Kay talks to Northern Soul
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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