Attempting to sum up the city of Manchester in one book is no small task.Read the full story..
Whenever people working in the heritage sector asked Steve Slack for advice on the planning and delivery of interpretation, he couldn’t put his hands on any useful guides.Read the full story..
“It took 17 years from typing the first word of the first manuscript to finally being published last year.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..
As we approach the end of 2020 and look back over the past 12 months, it’s hard to be optimistic. But we can reach for the things that spark joy and provide solace. For the team at Northern Soul, books were a great source of comfort in 2020 and we did an awful lot of reading. Some of these books were new publications, some were titles waiting patiently on our shelves, and some were old favourites. Here are our 2020 best reads to expand your ever-growing ‘To Be Read’ pile. Maybe some of them will bring you a sense of comfort too.Read the full story..
In Suitcase, one of the latest pamphlets published by independent publishing press 4Word, Kevin Reid takes us on a number of engaging and emotional journeys.Read the full story..
“Come for the machetes, stay for the political insights.” Author David Nolan talks to Northern Soul about his new book
When David Nolan wrote his debut novel Black Moss two years ago, it was almost as an experiment, an unpremeditated tangent to his successful career as a journalist, documentary maker and non-fiction author.Read the full story..
In his new column, Northern Soul’s Manchester Correspondent, Danny Moran, reflects on the North-South divide and asks, does the North have a proper backbone?Read the full story..
In a girl in a blue dress, Rachel Burns charts the struggles, traumas and adventures of her girlhood and motherhood.Read the full story..
- Image Gallery: The Quarantine Paintings, Schoph, RedHouse Originals
- Book Review: I Belong Here by Anita Sethi
- “These are rare paintings.” Steve Swallow, owner of Castlegate Gallery, talks about abstract painter, Bob Crossley
- “A unique snapshot of these unprecedented times.” Manchester International Festival 2021
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