We burn witches
“I arrived at the count thinking, blummin’ eck.” James Frith, MP for Bury North, talks to Northern Soul
It was one of the gloomiest nights of my life.Read the full story..
The last time I saw Claire Tomalin in Manchester she was battling some sort of rave act in order to be heard.Read the full story..
Rejoice! There’s an afternoon tea offering in Manchester that eschews crustless cucumber sandwiches and dry scones. It’s the autumnal-themed tea at Hilton Deansgate.Read the full story..
Julie Hesmondhalgh knows a fair bit about famous streets.Read the full story..
“Keeping theatre fresh is about taking risks.” Sarah Frankcom, artistic director of the Royal Exchange
I have an enduring memory of a production of King Lear. I think it was a school trip, probably because the play was on the curriculum.Read the full story..
When I was a 20-something cub reporter in the late 90s and early noughties, sexism was rife. And I don’t just mean in journalism, although there was plenty to speak of.Read the full story..
noun; Northern English
a narrow passage between buildings; an alley
When I wore out my Suzanne Vega cassettes in the 1980s, playing them over and over again, never in my wildest dreams did I think that, one day, I’d be explaining builder’s tea to my musical hero.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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