Articles relating to: history
“She was very intolerant of foolishness, vanity, empty talk, obsequiousness, time-wasting, cruelty.”Read the full story..
It’s fair to say that York is a special city. A place where history greets you at every turn. The streets and buildings breathe their storied past, providing the perfect setting for an experience as visceral as the Jorvik Festival.Read the full story..
“It’s an unequal world.” Bettany Hughes on women in history, gender, and her love affair with Istanbul
“When I first went into the BBC a producer said, ‘nobody wants to be lectured at by a woman’.”Read the full story..
As Christmas approaches, the streets are alive with the sound of brass bands playing carols.Read the full story..
“We’re going back…back to Small Heath,” says a blood-spattered Tommy Shelby (Cillian Murphy) in the opening episode of Peaky Blinders, season four.Read the full story..
If you’ve never experienced Manchester Town Hall beyond seeing it as a fancy backdrop to a boozy visit to the Christmas markets then it’s well worth a proper visit – but you will need to be quick about it.Read the full story..
This year marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution. In the first of a new series of articles for Northern Soul, Alfred Searls explores how 1917 – and the Soviet society which developed in its shadow – has been portrayed by writers since that momentous year of revolution.Read the full story..
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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