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Lisa Stansfield

Lisa Stansfield talks to Northern Soul

June 16, 2016 Comments Off on Lisa Stansfield talks to Northern Soul

“I’ve been dossing around. Well, I’ve been dossing for a bit but not most of the day.”

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Amy Sharrocks

Review and interview: The Museum of Water, Lake District

May 21, 2016 Comments Off on Review and interview: The Museum of Water, Lake District

“Water is the mosaic of the universe,” says artist Amy Sharrocks at the opening of her art installation, Museum of Water, held appropriately enough in a boat house on Lake Windermere.

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The Herbal Bed

Review: The Herbal Bed, The Lowry, Salford

April 7, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Herbal Bed, The Lowry, Salford

As the 400th anniversary of the Bard’s death draws closer (April 23 in case you didn’t know), every theatre in the land is doing its utmost to find a different angle with which to pay homage to the great wordsmith.

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Liverpool Pride, Credit Jeb Smith

Liverpool Pride: back for 2016 and better than ever

March 24, 2016 Comments Off on Liverpool Pride: back for 2016 and better than ever

“This year we are bouncing back.”

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Tarn Hows

Tarn Hows: heaven on earth

March 10, 2016 Comments Off on Tarn Hows: heaven on earth

It’s Summer 1980 and Bodie and Doyle of Professionals fame are stalking out potential bandits.

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Sean Wilson

From Corrie to Cheese: the Saddleworth Cheese Company

January 29, 2016 Comments Off on From Corrie to Cheese: the Saddleworth Cheese Company

“I bet you didn’t know I made cheese.” This banner can be spotted at food markets up and down the country.

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Chetham's Library

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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Royal Exchange © Matthew J Graham, 2013 (2)

Northern Soul’s Top Places to Visit in the North

December 19, 2015 Comments Off on Northern Soul’s Top Places to Visit in the North

At Northern Soul, we make no bones about it: we love the North. I mean, we REALLY love it. With that in mind (and mindful about the Christmas spirit), we thought we’d share some of our favourite Northern places with you.

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For The Love Of The Force: Star Wars Convention

December 10, 2015 Comments Off on For The Love Of The Force: Star Wars Convention

A long time ago, in a seaside town far, far away (Great Yarmouth to be precise) a six-year-old boy was taken to the cinema by his Dad to see a film he was promised he would love.

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Stretford Sip Club

Review: The Sip Club, Stretford, Manchester

November 27, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Sip Club, Stretford, Manchester

As Storm Barney battered Manchester, I set out like an intrepid explorer to discover a mysterious bar in Stretford.

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