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Paolo Hewitt

My Space: Paolo Hewitt, writer and journalist

February 13, 2019 No Comments

In a series of articles, Northern Soul’s Phil Pearson talks to all manner of fascinating folk about the room they use to write in, paint in, and do all things creative. This week it’s writer and journalist, Paolo Hewitt. 

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Eliot-Kennedy

“Once the Spice Girls move into your house, you very quickly run out of space.” Sheffield songwriter Eliot Kennedy talks to Northern Soul

February 12, 2019 No Comments

Eliot Kennedy has written songs for Mary J. Blige, the Spice Girls, Celine Dion, Boyzone, Bryan Adams, S Club 7 and Take That. Now the Sheffield songwriter is celebrating his 50th birthday with a charity concert in his home town – and he’s invited his musical friends. He talks to Ann Chadwick.

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Review: Hallé Pops – The Magical Music of Harry Potter, Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

February 6, 2019 No Comments

When you go to see an orchestra play, it’s a feast for the eyes as well as the ears.

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CP Lee

“A celebration of the resilience of the Mancunian spirit.” CP Lee talks about Manchester: A City United in Music

February 3, 2019 Comments Off on “A celebration of the resilience of the Mancunian spirit.” CP Lee talks about Manchester: A City United in Music

On May 25, 2017, three days after the Manchester Arena bombing, there was an extraordinary moment in nearby St Ann’s Square when the crowd gathering to mourn the victims broke into a spontaneous rendition of Oasis’ Don’t Look Back in Anger.

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Scott's party at the South Pole, 18 January 1912. L to R: (standing) Wilson, Scott, Oates; (seated) Bowers, Edgar Evans

Review: Terra Nova, Vaughan Williams at the Hallé

February 1, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Terra Nova, Vaughan Williams at the Hallé

Last week the Hallé Orchestra took its audience on an heroic expedition, one that began in the splendour of a Papal Palace before advancing, through the drifting sands of Egypt, to the frozen wastelands of Antarctica.

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Hannah Currie

‘Where words fail, music speaks.’

January 28, 2019 Comments Off on ‘Where words fail, music speaks.’

‘Where words fail, music speaks.’

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Tom Doughty

“As long as they’re making a sound it doesn’t really matter to me how they’re doing it.” Tom Doughty talks to Northern Soul

January 26, 2019 Comments Off on “As long as they’re making a sound it doesn’t really matter to me how they’re doing it.” Tom Doughty talks to Northern Soul

Frodsham-born Tom Doughty is a well-respected acoustic lap slide guitarist, performer, songwriter, recording artist and teacher, known throughout the UK and internationally.

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The Wailers

Win a pair of tickets to see The Wailers

January 21, 2019 Comments Off on Win a pair of tickets to see The Wailers

Win a pair of tickets to see the legendary Wailers

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Sounds Northern: Caoilfhionn Rose

January 7, 2019 Comments Off on Sounds Northern: Caoilfhionn Rose

In a series called Sounds Northern, Paul Davies shines a spotlight on Northern musicians and bands to watch out for. This week it’s Caoilfhionn Rose. 

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The Slow Readers Club

Music Review: The Slow Readers Club, Apollo, Manchester

January 4, 2019 Comments Off on Music Review: The Slow Readers Club, Apollo, Manchester

2018 will always hold a place in my heart as the year I discovered, and pretty much fell in love with, The Slow Readers Club

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