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moove & Turrell by Chris Payne

Video: Smoove & Turrell talk to Northern Soul

November 12, 2016 Comments Off on Video: Smoove & Turrell talk to Northern Soul

We love these guys. 

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Julian Cope by Paul Husband

Northern Soul chats to arch-drude, Julian Cope

October 31, 2016 Comments Off on Northern Soul chats to arch-drude, Julian Cope

Ah, Julian Cope, arch-drude and all-round bluddy fantastic musician.

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Ramsbottom Festival 2016: a film by Northern Soul

October 12, 2016 Comments Off on Ramsbottom Festival 2016: a film by Northern Soul

Ah, Ramsbottom Festival. How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…

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Bella legumi antipasto

Bella Italia: a gastronomic ramble around Manchester’s Little Italy

February 21, 2016 Comments Off on Bella Italia: a gastronomic ramble around Manchester’s Little Italy

Regular readers of Northern Soul know that we love to celebrate every aspect of the North of England.

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Chetham's Library

Northern Soul’s Best Reads of 2015

December 24, 2015 Comments Off on Northern Soul’s Best Reads of 2015

At Northern Soul, we’ve done a lot of reading in 2015. Some of these books have been new publications, some have been titles sitting in our houses begging to be read, and some have been classics languishing on our wishlists.

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Royal Exchange © Matthew J Graham, 2013 (2)

Northern Soul’s Top Places to Visit in the North

December 19, 2015 Comments Off on Northern Soul’s Top Places to Visit in the North

At Northern Soul, we make no bones about it: we love the North. I mean, we REALLY love it. With that in mind (and mindful about the Christmas spirit), we thought we’d share some of our favourite Northern places with you.

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Snow Queen

Snow Queen: a short film about the Z-arts xmas show

December 19, 2015 Comments Off on Snow Queen: a short film about the Z-arts xmas show

Northern Soul’s Jack Stocker interviews director Jonathan McGrath and artistic director Liz O’Neill about the Z-arts production of Snow Queen in Hulme, Manchester.

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Ramsbottom Festival

Ramsbottom Festival: the Northern Soul out-takes

November 3, 2015 Comments Off on Ramsbottom Festival: the Northern Soul out-takes

The fifth Ramsbottom Festival was a humdinger – and we liked it so much we made a film.

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Vampires in Manchester

Black Swans, Cultural Vampires and Sanguinarians in the North

October 24, 2015 Comments Off on Black Swans, Cultural Vampires and Sanguinarians in the North

Somewhat aptly, very little natural light reaches the spot where I sit in a small shop in Stockport’s industrial Houldsworth Mill.

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eneral Manager Giordana Annibal and Asha Bhosle

Review: Asha’s, Manchester

October 7, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Asha’s, Manchester

I’ve never been much of a cook. It takes skill and patience and neither of those skills are innate to me. As a result, my meals at home are relatively uncomplicated. I won’t lie to you, it’s basically just omelettes and sandwiches in the Stocker kitchen.

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