Northern Soul

Articles relating to: Arts

Joshua Wilkinson by David Hall

“They see an arts career as a waste of time.” Northern Soul talks to culture specialist Josh Wilkinson

September 27, 2020 No Comments

Disaffected youth is an oft-used phrase in the media.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Hope Mill Theatre. Credit: Grant Archer

Coronavirus: will the arts survive? Northern arts practitioners and performers tell us their stories

July 18, 2020 Comments Off on Coronavirus: will the arts survive? Northern arts practitioners and performers tell us their stories

At the time of writing, Culture Secretary Oliver Dowden had just announced that indoor live theatre performances can recommence on August 1.

Share Button
Read the full story..

“It’s escapism into a different world for a weekend.” Luke Bainbridge on the Lake District’s new Aerial Festival

March 7, 2020 Comments Off on “It’s escapism into a different world for a weekend.” Luke Bainbridge on the Lake District’s new Aerial Festival

When Luke Bainbridge first started going to festivals in the early 1990s, only a handful existed with some offering the mere basics in entertainment.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Just So Festival, Chris Payne

Photo Gallery: Just So Festival, Rode Hall, Cheshire

August 27, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Just So Festival, Rode Hall, Cheshire

Now in its ninth year, Just So Festival, an annual festival for children and their families, returned to Rode Hall in Cheshire earlier this month. 

Share Button
Read the full story..

NorthernSoul_GreatNortherners_Logo

Who is your Great Northerner?

July 9, 2018 Comments Off on Who is your Great Northerner?

Who is your Great Northerner? Who gets your vote as a Great Northern Soul?

Share Button
Read the full story..

NSA2018_AKANorthSignature1 (1)

The Northern Soul Awards 2018: a celebration of culture and enterprise

July 7, 2018 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Awards 2018: a celebration of culture and enterprise

Hurrah and huzzah! Entries for the 2018 Northern Soul Awards are now open – and the best bit? It won’t cost you a penny.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Andrew McConville

Marijuana grower becomes professional horticulturalist: Northern Soul chats to Hidden Tales in Rochdale

October 23, 2017 Comments Off on Marijuana grower becomes professional horticulturalist: Northern Soul chats to Hidden Tales in Rochdale

Author Phillip Pullman said that “after nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world”.

Share Button
Read the full story..

The Stranglers, Head for the Hills, Andrew Allcock3

Photo Gallery: Head for the Hills, Ramsbottom Festival 2017

September 20, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Head for the Hills, Ramsbottom Festival 2017

Oooh, now this is one of Northern Soul‘s favourite times of year. 

Share Button
Read the full story..

Sophie Mercer and Josie Cersie – The Ruck - Photo credit Amy Charles Media IMG_6946

Northern Soul chats to director Joyce Branagh about new writing, girls rugby and fighting spirit

September 9, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Soul chats to director Joyce Branagh about new writing, girls rugby and fighting spirit

Director Joyce Branagh is working on what sounds like the perfect premise for an ensemble piece.

Share Button
Read the full story..

SM15_Logo-Full-Colour-resize

Northern Soul chats to Duncan Craig, founder of Survivors Manchester, about breaking the silence

August 9, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Soul chats to Duncan Craig, founder of Survivors Manchester, about breaking the silence

Duncan Craig is one of the nicest men I have had the privilege of meeting.

Share Button
Read the full story..