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Peter Hook & The Light at The Ritz, Manchester

Peter Hook talks to Northern Soul

September 19, 2018 No Comments

On the back of the recent successful ‘in conversation’ event with Clint Boon and Mike Joyce at Salford Lads Club, up next to the podium are music legends Peter Hook and Mani.

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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. 

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Review: Just So Festival, Rode Hall, Cheshire

August 23, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Just So Festival, Rode Hall, Cheshire

Where to start. This is the hardest of reviews to write because I really don’t know what to tell you about the weekend we’ve just had.

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“There’s so much upside-down news that you think, how have we got to this place?” Billy Bragg talks to Northern Soul

August 22, 2018 Comments Off on “There’s so much upside-down news that you think, how have we got to this place?” Billy Bragg talks to Northern Soul

When I learned that Billy Bragg had agreed to be interviewed by Northern Soul, I spent some considerable time working up the courage to ask him one question: is it wrong to wish on space hardware? 

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“Go peddle your bad advice and fat-shaming elsewhere.” Northern Soul takes on the diet industry

August 9, 2018 Comments Off on “Go peddle your bad advice and fat-shaming elsewhere.” Northern Soul takes on the diet industry

I’ve just carried out a social media cull.

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The Northern Soul Sports Round-Up

July 2, 2018 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Sports Round-Up

In the first instalment of a regular series focusing on sport in the North of England, Margaret Brecknell examines stories from last month as well as looking forward to what’s on in July.

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Smiths drummer Mike Joyce talks to Northern Soul at Salford Lads Club

June 13, 2018 Comments Off on Smiths drummer Mike Joyce talks to Northern Soul at Salford Lads Club

Archie Swift installed our oven when we came back to Manchester.

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Manchester Cathedral, Chris Payne

Manchester Cathedral is nearly 600 years old. Northern Soul explores its nooks and crannies

May 27, 2018 Comments Off on Manchester Cathedral is nearly 600 years old. Northern Soul explores its nooks and crannies

When we were brainstorming venues to host this year’s Northern Soul Awards, there was one building at the top of our list – the iconic Manchester Cathedral.

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Manchester Together May 2018 image by Chris Payne

Photo Gallery: Manchester Together with One Voice, Albert Square

May 25, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Manchester Together with One Voice, Albert Square

Our Head Photographer Chris Payne was at the Manchester Together concert in Manchester’s Albert Square this week.

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Seek Find Speak Book Shots 2018 31315

“If words aren’t spoken or written, they start to become less relevant.” The Lost Words: Seek, Find, Speak

May 23, 2018 Comments Off on “If words aren’t spoken or written, they start to become less relevant.” The Lost Words: Seek, Find, Speak

“Heather? You’re kidding me!”

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