Breastfeeding. It’s always been something of a taboo subject in many ways. For a new mum “should I breast feed or not?” and then “can I do it in public?”Read the full story..
Last Thursday saw the Northern Soul/Canal St Meet-up and Northern Soul Awards preview – a top night at the splendid Manchester Cathedral as Northern Soul and Canal St welcomed our friends to get together in the stunning Regimental Chapel to chat, mingle and drink.Read the full story..
Think cross-stitch is for old ladies? Think again. Northern Soul talks to a self-confessed crosstitute
Cross-stitch is a much-loved art form which comes with certain connotations, namely of a homely, old-school, maybe slightly twee craft which enables its practitioners to immortalise pets, flowers and warm, welcoming slogans.Read the full story..
When I was little, I played football for my primary school in North London.Read the full story..
“The North is an amazing place and its potential has never been fully realised.” Edna Robinson, chairman of the People’s Powerhouse
I love Edna Robinson. Not in a romantic way, you understand, I haven’t had a Valentine’s Day epiphany.Read the full story..
I am delighted to announce that Northern Soul will be a media partner for 2018’s Prolific North Live.Read the full story..
It is said that some of the best success stories begin in failure.Read the full story..
Have you ever really thought about what happens when people are forced to cross borders to seek safety?Read the full story..
When I lived in that there London, my flat was right around the corner from Penguin Random House (the one on Vauxhall Bridge Road).Read the full story..
As someone who runs a start-up in The North, I know that there’s a lot of BS out there.Read the full story..
- Flapjack Press’s Paul Neads talks poetry, performance and, erm, flapjacks with Henry Normal
- “Fiction has to reflect the experiences of everybody.” Author Glen James Brown talks to Northern Soul
- “A factory worker with a cultural dream.” Director Sean McAllister talks about his new documentary
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Do you still call Manchester's House of Fraser by its original name of Kendals? Read all about it in today's Times - article by the Editor of Northern Soul, Helen Nugent. thetimes.co.uk/edition/busine…