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Northern Lights

Photo Gallery: Northern Lights

March 10, 2016 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Northern Lights

Northern Soul‘s North East Photographer Phil Pounder shares a stunning gallery of the Northern Lights over the North East of England.

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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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Fenwick's Christmas Window Display

Fenwick’s Christmas Window

November 15, 2015 1 Comment

“The boards are up,” my grandma tells me earnestly over the phone. “They’ve started building the Fenwick’s window.”

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Crag Lough

Photo Gallery: Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland

October 30, 2015 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Hadrian’s Wall, Northumberland

Northern Soul‘s Ian Cook takes some stunning photos of Hadrian’s Wall in Northumberland.

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Sage Gateshead

Photo Gallery: Inside Sage Gateshead

October 7, 2015 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Inside Sage Gateshead

It’s more than a decade since Sage Gateshead opened. An international centre for music, education and conferences housed within a striking stainless steel structure designed by Norman Foster, the Sage dominates the skyline on the NewcastleGateshead Quayside

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The Herb Garden

Review: The Herb Garden, Newcastle

September 12, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Herb Garden, Newcastle

“I’m going to The Herb Garden on Wednesday,” I said to a friend. “Oh,” she replied, “I’ve been past there a few times. It’s the one with the rollerskating horse in the doorway, isn’t it?”

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Angel of the North by Phil Pounder

Photo Gallery: Angel of the North

August 25, 2015 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Angel of the North

We love The Angel of the North here at Northern Soul. Here’s a lovely selection of photos of said icon by our North East photographer, Phil Pounder.

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The Sage Gateshead at night credit Mark Savage

Sage Gateshead: Northern Soul talks to the boss

March 2, 2014 Comments Off on Sage Gateshead: Northern Soul talks to the boss

As a student in Newcastle in the early 1990s, a trip down the Quayside meant one of two things: drinking in Offshore (a pub that strongly resembled a smugglers’ tavern) or a (usually ill-advised) club night on the Tuxedo Royale, a floating former car ferry moored on the banks of the River Tyne.

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