In a series of articles, Northern Soul’s Phil Pearson talks to all manner of fascinating folk about the room they use to write in, paint in, and do all things creative. This week it’s cartoonist Tony Husband.Read the full story..
The Hallé Orchestra brought this season’s focus on Shostakovich to a fittingly dramatic climax with a performance of the great Soviet composer’s powerful eighth symphony at Manchester’s Bridgewater Hall.Read the full story..
Many bands suffer from what’s known as ‘Difficult Second Album Syndrome’, that awkward step where a recording career isn’t brand new any more but it’s a not-yet-seen-it-all doddle either.Read the full story..
We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty and jetty.Read the full story..
A red carpet was introduced at The Lowry for Opera North’s revival of Madama Butterfly by Puccini.Read the full story..
New to Northern Soul: Tony Kitous, founder of Lebanese restaurant Comptoir Libanais, shares delicious recipes from his new cookbook Feasts from the Middle East.Read the full story..
Annie Baker’s Circle Mirror Transformation is by no means your average play.Read the full story..
Freerange Comedy Festival at Brewery Arts Centre Kendal
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