At Northern Soul, we continue to commit to sharing good news stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England and showing us the best of humanity during the COVID-19 crisis. We’ve heard so many examples of Northerners showing great kindness and compassion and we think that these stories deserve to be shared far and wide.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..
I have a video of my kids from around February 2020.Read the full story..
As it’s the season of goodwill, and it’s been an incredibly testing year to say the least, we’re bringing back the annual Northern Soul End Of Year Quiz. Is your Northern knowledge up to scratch? No prizes, just a lovely feeling of smugness when you get them all right (answers are at the bottom…).Read the full story..
The past 12 months have been a lot to process – and the world is looking at a very different festive period in 2020. As we head into the season of goodwill, we asked the brilliant Northern Soul team how they will be spending Christmas during a global pandemic.Read the full story..
There’s a wonderful poem written by Thomas Hood in the early 1800s which sums up the reality of a Northern winter.Read the full story..
Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good news stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis.Read the full story..
“This work is all about providing platforms for voices that too often go unheard.” Edna Robinson, Chair of the People’s Powerhouse
We all hugged each other and promised to keep in touch.Read the full story..
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This striking work, which Lowry simply titled ‘The Artist aged 51’ was painted the year that his mother was dying, the evident grief and anger are a rare expression of emotion in his work. For more information, visit: @The_Lowry