Northern Soul

Articles relating to: digital

“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.
Share Button
Read the full story..

Riana Duce as Avalon - The Good Book

“We believe that access to culture is a fundamental part of a happy life.” The Good Book, Slung Low

May 11, 2020 Comments Off on “We believe that access to culture is a fundamental part of a happy life.” The Good Book, Slung Low

After relocating to the oldest working men’s club in Britain (The Holbeck in Leeds), the adventurous team at Slung Low established the Leeds People’s Theatre Company.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Cogito

How are independent bookshops navigating the coronavirus crisis? We talk to Northern indies

April 26, 2020 Comments Off on How are independent bookshops navigating the coronavirus crisis? We talk to Northern indies

Before you hit ‘buy now’ while perusing the digital bookshelves of that well-known retail giant, you might want to think again. The current COVID-19 pandemic may see us turning to the big names to secure our latest reading fix but there are smaller businesses in our region which desperately need our support. While social distancing and ensuring we only leave our homes to shop for essentials is the new norm, many local bookshops are reinventing the way they do business.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Little Bird

A Little Bird says…it’s a virtual pandemic

April 21, 2020 Comments Off on A Little Bird says…it’s a virtual pandemic

In a series of editorials where leading writers are free to say what they want under a pen name, Little Bird writes about how COVID-19 has many of us living in a digital parallel world. 

Share Button
Read the full story..

Untitled, Chan Yang Kim

Online exhibition: Talking Sense, The Portico Library, Manchester

March 28, 2020 Comments Off on Online exhibition: Talking Sense, The Portico Library, Manchester

Museums, art galleries and libraries across the North are now off limits to the public, their displays and collections sitting behind locked doors.

Share Button
Read the full story..