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Criccieth from Ynysgain (oil on board)

Photo Gallery: A Welsh Connection, Contemporary Six Gallery, Manchester

April 23, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: A Welsh Connection, Contemporary Six Gallery, Manchester

A Welsh Connection, a new exhibition launching at Contemporary Six, celebrates the strong affinity that people from the North West have with North Wales.

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Recollections of Winter Hill

August 15, 2017 Comments Off on Recollections of Winter Hill

When I heard a radio review of a play called Winter Hill being staged at the Octagon Theatre in Bolton, it was like an electric jolt had sparked 200-miles across England from the transmitter that sits on its summit.

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Gallery: Sketching Northern Life

April 11, 2017 Comments Off on Gallery: Sketching Northern Life

In her series Liz’s Scribbles, reportage illustrator Liz Ackerley captures stunning sketches of Northern life. Check out her amazing images in our gallery below.

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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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City Year Greater Manchester

City Year: tackling educational inequality across the North West

December 19, 2015 Comments Off on City Year: tackling educational inequality across the North West

Rekha Patel-Harrison, Head of Site at City Year Greater Manchester, writes for Northern Soul about a new opportunity for young people in the North West to make a difference.

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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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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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