Articles relating to: culture
“We worked from home and kept the music going.” Delma Tomlin, Chief Executive, National Centre for Early Music, York
I have an association with the National Centre for Early Music which has grown from strength to strength over the years, going right back to the early days of the York Early Music Festival.Read the full story..
“They see an arts career as a waste of time.” Northern Soul talks to culture specialist Josh Wilkinson
Disaffected youth is an oft-used phrase in the media.Read the full story..
Good News in Focus: Prosper North, a free business support programme aimed at cultural heritage organisations in the North
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.Read the full story..
Hurrah and huzzah! Entries for the 2018 Northern Soul Awards are now open – and the best bit? It won’t cost you a penny.Read the full story..
A new exhibition is coming to South Yorkshire which collates some of the most recognisable and wearable designs of the last century. T-Shirt: Cult – Culture – Subversion “provides a unique insight into the historical and cultural influence of the most ubiquitous, affordable and popular garment of the last 100 years”.Read the full story..
The New Statesman says that the North is in need of ‘a cultural renewal’. Really? Helen Palmer, Co-Director of Creative Tourist and Palmer Squared, a consultancy specialising in the cultural and tourism sector, responds to this for Northern Soul.Read the full story..
Are you bored stiff of the national press’s attitude towards the North of England? Do you think that it pays scant attention to culture in this part of the world? Northern Soul asked leading artists, playwrights, poets, arts professionals and journalists what they think about the North-South cultural – and media – divide.Read the full story..
- “The need for us is still there.” Junior Akinola, Chair of the Board of Trustees at Manchester’s Contact Theatre
- Brute Strength: Why Our Northern Concrete is Worth Keeping
- Writing a novel in 2021? Tips and guidance from a successful 2020 debut author
- “We’re a resource for the whole of the North of England.” Kenn Taylor, Lead Cultural Producer North at The British Library North
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