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Delma Tomlin director and chief executive, National Centre for Early Music. Credit: Ben Pugh

“We worked from home and kept the music going.” Delma Tomlin, Chief Executive, National Centre for Early Music, York

November 15, 2020 Comments Off on “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.

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

September 27, 2020 Comments Off on “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.

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Good News in Focus: Prosper North, a free business support programme aimed at cultural heritage organisations in the North

July 20, 2020 Comments Off on 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.

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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?

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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.

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Photo Gallery: T-Shirt: Cult – Culture – Subversion, The Civic, Barnsley

June 4, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: T-Shirt: Cult – Culture – Subversion, The Civic, Barnsley

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”.

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We don’t need a ‘Northern Cultural Tsar’. But funding parity with the South? Yes please.

August 16, 2016 Comments Off on We don’t need a ‘Northern Cultural Tsar’. But funding parity with the South? Yes please.

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.

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Melvyn Bragg writes for Northern Soul

February 19, 2016 Comments Off on Melvyn Bragg writes for Northern Soul

Melvyn Bragg writes for Northern Soul about the cultural asset stripping of the North of England.

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The North-South Cultural Divide

January 16, 2016 1 Comment

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.

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York Art Gallery: redefining how we look at art

August 15, 2015 Comments Off on York Art Gallery: redefining how we look at art

First impressions are important. It’s true for job interviews, dating and visiting museums and galleries.

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