“One of the best things you can do to find out what it’s like to run a music venue is fix the toilet.” We talk to The Fulford Arms in York
Brilliant daylight flits through large windows bringing an air of a quaint countryside pub to the empty bar area.Read the full story..
If you spent your youth dancing at indie clubs in Manchester during the 80s and 90s, it’s possible some of your most cherished nights out came courtesy of Dave Booth without you even knowing it.Read the full story..
Most days, if you wander through the centre of Manchester, you’re bound to encounter at least one busker having a crack at Wonderwall or something by Ed Sheeran. But if you have the talent and street performance isn’t your cup of earl grey, where do you play?Read the full story..
It’s a damp Wednesday night in March and Northern Soul is in a blacked-out hall in South Manchester holding a pair of glow sticks and dancing with strangers to Don’t Talk to Me About Love by Altered Images.Read the full story..
There really was nowhere quite like the Kazimier.Read the full story..
It’s not every gig where the band members turn to each other at the end and say “We did it!” But this is a bit of a landmark: it’s the first date on Stealing Sheep’s first full national tour.Read the full story..
After all the fun and festivity of the holidays it’s time to get back to the everyday grind. But never fear – there are some great gigs across the North to chase away those January blues.Read the full story..
- Bishop Auckland: past, present and future
- “They see an arts career as a waste of time.” Northern Soul talks to culture specialist Josh Wilkinson
- “It’s about getting our audience back.” Paul Robinson, Artistic Director of the Stephen Joseph Theatre, Scarborough
- The Dinesh Allirajah Prize for Short Fiction 2021
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