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The Northern Soul End of Year Quiz: 2015

December 28, 2015 Comments Off on The Northern Soul End of Year Quiz: 2015

How’s your Northern knowledge? With just a few days until 2015 draws to a close, let’s see how much you can recall about the year – and we’ll also test your general Northern trivia. No prizes, just a lovely feeling of smugness when you get them all right (answers will be posted on Northern Soul at the end of week). No googling allowed….

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Northern Soul’s Best Reads of 2015

December 24, 2015 Comments Off on Northern Soul’s Best Reads of 2015

At Northern Soul, we’ve done a lot of reading in 2015. Some of these books have been new publications, some have been titles sitting in our houses begging to be read, and some have been classics languishing on our wishlists.

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Having’ a larf: Comedy Festivals in the North

October 20, 2015 Comments Off on Having’ a larf: Comedy Festivals in the North

Everywhere you turn in the North there’s a comedy festival. Take a wrong turning down a country lane and at the end is a big top with some comedian stood in the middle, microphone in hand… friesian cows looking on.

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Ramsbottom’s World Black Pudding Throwing Championships

The World Black Pudding Throwing Championship, Ramsbottom

September 24, 2015 Comments Off on The World Black Pudding Throwing Championship, Ramsbottom

It was back in February when I first learned of the World Black Pudding Throwing Championship.

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Review and Photo Gallery: Just So Festival 2015, Cheshire

September 3, 2015 Comments Off on Review and Photo Gallery: Just So Festival 2015, Cheshire

Now in it’s sixth year, Just So Festival returned like a Lewis Carroll Brigadoon and once again delivered a magical family experience.

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What’s On in August/September – Theatre

August 10, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in August/September – Theatre

Wondering what to do next weekend? Running out of ideas of how to entertain the kids during the summer holidays? Then look no further than the Northern Soul theatre preview.

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What’s On in August/September – Music

August 8, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in August/September – Music

August is always a bit of a quiet month so in this preview we’ve combined a list of gigs in August and September for your pleasure-seeking perusal.

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What’s On in July – Music

July 7, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in July – Music

It’s summer and tis the season of long drinks, short shorts and festivals!

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What’s On in July – Theatre

July 7, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in July – Theatre

We know it’s summer but if you prefer spending your evenings indoors it doesn’t get better than going to the theatre.

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What’s On in June – Theatre

June 3, 2015 Comments Off on What’s On in June – Theatre

If you’re in need of a bit of cultural inspiration in June then look no further than the Northern Soul theatre preview.

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