Author: Steve Slack
A group of kids are playing with a homemade football, fashioned out of plastic bags.Read the full story..
How often do you go to an art gallery and find yourself bored by the interpretation? The labels on the wall can be awful.Read the full story..
This summer Manchester will mark the anniversary of a public pro-democracy demonstration on August 16, 1819, and its now infamous and bloody response from the authorities.Read the full story..
Historic England’s new book of ‘irreplaceable’ places in England locates a decent proportion of them in the North.Read the full story..
In the North of England, the chances are you’re closer to a mosque than you think.Read the full story..
It’s unusual to go more than a few days without hearing about the war in Syria, either in the news or as part of an appeal for humanitarian assistance.Read the full story..
Northern Soul’s Steve Slack headed to the British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) as it returned to Stoke-on-Trent, the home of British ceramics, for its fifth edition.Read the full story..
When you check into a hotel in Manchester and they tell you their bar is themed around local history, you can imagine the usual suspects: cotton, trains, bees, football, the Haçienda.Read the full story..
I’m looking at a piece of contemporary sculpture.Read the full story..
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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