It’s Not Grim Up North
It’s Not Grim Up North is Emma Yates-Badley’s blog for Northern Soul. It documents her rekindled love affair with the city of Manchester.
I have eaten cauliflower for dinner for three nights in a row this week.Read the full story..
“It has been life-changing.” NorthBound Book Award 2020 winner John D. Rutter talks to Northern Soul
The global outbreak of COVID-19 has affected every part of human lives, including the physical world. As we now navigate a post-pandemic era, it’s become even clearer that how we treat the natural world around us is paramount to its – and our own – survival.Read the full story..
In early summer 2019, Anita Sethi was sitting in a packed carriage on the TransPennine Express train from Liverpool to Newcastle when she was racially abused by a man who, among other abhorrent things, told her to “go back to where you are from”.Read the full story..
Women across the world are bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 crisis.Read the full story..
“Why do we just throw clothing away?” The founders of Manchester Fashion Movement talk to Northern Soul
Over the last year or so, I’ve become extremely anxious.Read the full story..
It’s easy to believe that the entire world has lost its mind.Read the full story..
I don’t do well with violence. The thought of something grizzly turns my stomach and I’m often found hiding behind a cushion during vicious telly dramas.Read the full story..
“We’re a resource for the whole of the North of England.” Kenn Taylor, Lead Cultural Producer North at The British Library North
The British Library is one of London’s most recognisable landmarks.Read the full story..
- Exhibition: Betty’s Back!: The work of James and Betty Durden, Keswick Museum
- Exhibition: Sheila Fell – New Discoveries, Castlegate Gallery, Cockermouth
- “I do love a bit of Northern Soul.” We talk to Tim Burgess ahead of The Charlatans’ 30th anniversary tour
- Book Club: Northern Soul’s Right Good Reads
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Supported by funding from @HeritageFundUK, Betty’s Back! will explore James’s life and works in the context of the 1920s, when the portrait was painted, and will also reveal artwork by Betty Durden Green for the first time.