Angle of the North
HELEN CARTER’S BLOG
The smell emanating from the kitchen at Aumbry when I arrive on a damp, grey Manchester day almost defies description.Read the full story..
It is a day when women from Merseyside are encouraged to dress in their finest clothes and enjoy a day at the races. It’s Ladies’ Day.Read the full story..
I first heard the name Grace Darling when a friend of mine was involved in a singing group named after the reluctant Victorian heroine. Initially, I’d misheard their name and wrongly assumed they were the Grey Starlings, which made some sense as birds sing, right?Read the full story..
It’s a view that is widely held: printed books are doomed and ebooks and self publishing are the only way forward. If you’re out of London well gosh, poor you, you’re in the provinces. You might as well as be on Mars.Read the full story..
The Northern Travel & Tourism Show, February 25, 2020
The Northern Travel & Tourism Show on February 25, 2020 is the perfect place to find great ideas for future leisure visits and experiences, and enjoy the amazing Monastery host venue in Manchester.
You’ll meet over 45 exhibitors from lake and river cruises, steam railway trips and stately homes and gardens to themed Beatles heritage discovery in Liverpool, and the James Herriott All Creatures Great and Small story in the Yorkshire Dales.
There will also be tours around the wonderfully restored Pugin-designed monastery building.
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Short film Trucker’s Atlas is a powerful exploration of mental health in northern, working-class men. Starring Kris Hitchen, produced by Sarah Palmer & written by Jack Sherratt & Dan Thorburn. View the film here: vimeo.com/333438094
Do you know your Blue Tit from your Brambling? Then this might be the opportunity for you. Capture a feathered friend on camera and enter @LoveWilko's Wild Bird Photography Competition 2020. Click the link for more beautiful images: northernsoul.me.uk/capture-a-… pic.twitter.com/JrFeBmfE8p