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“There remains a perception that people in the North wear cloth caps and go off to the mill.” Campaigner and former chief prosecutor Nazir Afzal
We’re delighted to announce that Northern Soul is the Media Partner for the #ThisIsTheNorth Convention 2020 hosted by The People’s Powerhouse. Due to social distancing measures put in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s event will take place entirely online. Now, more than ever, we need to come together to discuss the rapidly changing issues faced by the North of England and the people who live here.Read the full story..
Morse, Vera, Poirot and, um, Kojak.Read the full story..
Jennifer Makumbi’s father was a bank manager in Kampala. It was 1978, at the height of Idi Amin’s reign of terror, when her family’s lives were changed forever.Read the full story..
“There are big plans to come from the North East.” The Manager of Durham’s Assembly Rooms talks to Northern Soul
Writing this article, I was reminded of a quote by the comedian Eddie Izzard while he was on a world tour. “I grew up in Europe, where the history comes from.”Read the full story..
During my 45 years on this earth, I’m fairly sure that I’ve never uttered the words “ooh, my Dad has such cool friends”.Read the full story..
“Writing is a lonely way of connecting with the world.” Author Bill Bryson talks about his new book and being an author
Interviewing Bill Bryson is a dangerous occupation, both in the preparation and the execution.Read the full story..
It’s by no means impossible that you’ve never heard the name Max Martin.Read the full story..
“It’s not really how you’re supposed to do it,” says Sasami.Read the full story..
“You’re told that London is the centre of opportunity and it just isn’t.” Theatre Director Jake Murray talks to Northern Soul
There’s an eclectic mix of pictures on the walls of my house. Like many people, my home is my life writ large and among the mish-mash of Brontë quotes and self-deprecating swipes at my Northern heritage is a signed poster of the 1995 Manchester Royal Exchange production of Miss Julie.Read the full story..
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