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Criccieth from Ynysgain (oil on board)

Photo Gallery: A Welsh Connection, Contemporary Six Gallery, Manchester

April 23, 2018 No Comments

A Welsh Connection, a new exhibition launching at Contemporary Six, celebrates the strong affinity that people from the North West have with North Wales.

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Psych Icon - Janis Joplin

Photo Gallery: Psych Icons

April 23, 2018 No Comments

Illustrator and collage artist, Dunstan Carter is launching a new exhibition of psychedelic music portraits, Psych Icons, at Foundation Coffee House in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. 

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Chester ginnel by @wawchester

Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

April 16, 2018 No Comments

We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty, jetty and our new favourite…a weind.

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Ian Mood - From New York Street

Photo Gallery: Gateway Gallery, Hale

April 7, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Gateway Gallery, Hale

The Gateway Gallery is situated in Hale, Greater Manchester and specialises in paintings by Modern British Artists, particularly those grouped together under the label ‘The Northern School’.

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Photo Gallery: Holcombe Hill

April 6, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Holcombe Hill

Northern Soul photographer, Drew Wilby, takes a trip to Holcombe Hill and captures some snaps of the beautiful scenery including beautiful blue skies, the village of Holcombe and the town of Ramsbottom and well-known Bury landmark, Peel Tower.

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The Chocolate Festival 2018 Ramsbottom, image by Drew Wilby

Photo Gallery: Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival 2018

April 6, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival 2018

Mmm, chocolate….last month saw the return of The Chocolate Festival to Ramsbottom’s town centre.

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Paris Ginnel by Phil Pearson.

GinnelWatch: Holiday Ginnels

March 16, 2018 Comments Off on GinnelWatch: Holiday Ginnels

We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty and jetty.

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EE Apollo, image by Chris Payne

Photo Gallery and Review: Everything Everything, O2 Apollo, Manchester

March 14, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery and Review: Everything Everything, O2 Apollo, Manchester

Everything Everything performed to a packed O2 Apollo in Manchester proving, once again, that they are one of the most consistently compelling and unsettling bands around.

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Ralph Secure council tenant Axe the Housing Act Homes for All London by Debbie Humphry

Photo Gallery: Invisible Britain

March 12, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Invisible Britain

Invisible Britain: Portraits is a forthcoming photography book edited by filmmaker Paul Sng and co-curated by Chloe Juno and Laura Dicken that will feature stories and portraits of individuals across the UK who have been impacted by austerity, de-industrialisation and cuts to public services.

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1872 Shirt, National Football Musuem

Photo Gallery: National Football Museum, Manchester

March 6, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: National Football Museum, Manchester

Whether you’re a football fanatic, planning a visit with your family or on a weekend break to Manchester, the world’s biggest and best football museum is worth a gander.

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