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The Gayby Has Landed: Tier after Tier

November 2, 2020 Comments Off on The Gayby Has Landed: Tier after Tier

Here we are in Greater Manchester staring down the barrel of a never-ending spiral of restrictions.

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Review: Angela Davis in conversation with Jackie Kay, Manchester Literature Festival

October 28, 2020 Comments Off on Review: Angela Davis in conversation with Jackie Kay, Manchester Literature Festival

One of my favourite annual events is the Manchester Literature Festival (MLF) which has been a calendar staple since I moved to the city in the noughties.

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Picture Gallery: Days Like These, The Lowry, Salford

October 7, 2020 Comments Off on Picture Gallery: Days Like These, The Lowry, Salford

It’s been another tough week for the arts.

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Good News in Focus: Gail Myerscough, a surface pattern designer and illustrator

October 5, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Gail Myerscough, a surface pattern designer and illustrator

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good news stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis.

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The Gayby Has Landed: pregnant in a pandemic

October 1, 2020 Comments Off on The Gayby Has Landed: pregnant in a pandemic

COVID-19 has been great for casually tearing up all expectations of common experiences, hasn’t it?

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Good News in Focus: Back on Track Manchester

September 23, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Back on Track Manchester

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good news stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis.

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“Science has never been more relevant.” Sally MacDonald, director of the Science and Industry Museum, Manchester

September 15, 2020 Comments Off on “Science has never been more relevant.” Sally MacDonald, director of the Science and Industry Museum, Manchester

It’s almost exactly six years since I became director of the Science and Industry Museum. 

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“I’m not looking down or anything, I’m just looking across.” Jackie Hagan talks to Northern Soul ahead of DigiFest 2020

September 3, 2020 Comments Off on “I’m not looking down or anything, I’m just looking across.” Jackie Hagan talks to Northern Soul ahead of DigiFest 2020
Jackie Hagan is no ordinary interviewee. The award-winning artist and activist has promised a mix of lightness and grit when she pitches up at Manchester Central Library, “pyjamas, tea in hand”, to host DigiFest 2020.
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Why bring out a poetry book during a pandemic? Henry Normal writes for Northern Soul

September 2, 2020 Comments Off on Why bring out a poetry book during a pandemic? Henry Normal writes for Northern Soul

Most commercial endeavours seem to be waiting for lockdown to be eased further before launching anything new.

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Good News in Focus: Pilgrims Coffee House and Roastery, Lindisfarne

August 31, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Pilgrims Coffee House and Roastery, Lindisfarne

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good new stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis. As the country begins to loosen lockdown restrictions, we’re talking to Northerners doing excellent work across the region.

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