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Images courtesy of Cumberland and Westmorland Antiquarian and Archaeological Society. 

Photo Gallery: Mary Cicely Fair’s Photography and Herdwick Sheep, Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Cumbria

June 29, 2020 No Comments

As the miserable weather continues and we’re being driven back indoors, you might be turning to the internet for entertainment. Back away from the box sets and feast your eyes on this fantastic array of images from Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery in Cumbria featuring a collection by photographer, writer and archaeologist, Mary Cicely Fair.

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“Small steps can ultimately lead to big impacts.” Cumbria-based ethical skincare company Pure Lakes talks to Northern Soul

March 28, 2020 Comments Off on “Small steps can ultimately lead to big impacts.” Cumbria-based ethical skincare company Pure Lakes talks to Northern Soul

If there’s a sliver of good news during the current COVID-19 pandemic (and, good lord, we need some) it’s the decreasing air pollution and positive environmental impact caused by human beings, well, just staying at home.

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Review: The Black Bull, Sedbergh

March 15, 2020 Comments Off on Review: The Black Bull, Sedbergh

Is Sedbergh a town that can’t make up its mind?

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Hamiltonic: Shed 1 Gin, Cumbria

October 20, 2018 Comments Off on Hamiltonic: Shed 1 Gin, Cumbria

In a new series called Hamiltonic, Northern Soul’s Gin Correspondent Robert Hamilton samples the best gin that the North has to offer and talks to the people who make it. This week, he chats to the good folk at Shed 1 Gin in Cumbria and sips a few samples. 

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Copyright Save Grange Lido

Could a crowdfunding campaign save an Arc Deco gem – the Grange-over-Sands lido?

September 18, 2018 Comments Off on Could a crowdfunding campaign save an Arc Deco gem – the Grange-over-Sands lido?

This is a tale of stupidity beyond belief. It’s 25 years to the week since Grange Lido in the Cumbrian coastal town of Grange-over-Sands was shut.

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Painting the North: Cornish at Castlegate, Castlegate House Gallery, Cockermouth

October 2, 2017 Comments Off on Painting the North: Cornish at Castlegate, Castlegate House Gallery, Cockermouth

In the eighth instalment of Painting the North, Ant Cosgrove, the man behind The Northern Art Page on Facebook, shares striking works of art, sketches and drawings from around The North of England.

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Herdwick sheep: a fixture on the fells

May 31, 2014 Comments Off on Herdwick sheep: a fixture on the fells

For anyone who has visited the Lake District or if, like me, you were brought up there, Herdwick sheep are commonplace.

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Caving for Amateurs

July 16, 2013 Comments Off on Caving for Amateurs

There is something slightly surreal walking from the North Yorkshire countryside into the cold and damp of Britain’s longest series of underground caves.

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