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People’s History Museum in Manchester will open 2019 with a new exhibition of historic and contemporary banners that reflect themes of protest.Read the full story..
A new exhibit at the People’s History Museum in Manchester offers a stark reminder of what women went through to secure the vote.Read the full story..
Historic banners telling the story of how people have fought for representation will be going on display this month at the People’s History Museum, as it marks the centenary of the Representation of the People Act (February 6, 1918) when all men, and some women, obtained the right to vote.Read the full story..
Savage Ink looks at the development of the cartoon as an important form of visual protest and its often cruel and controversial imagery.Read the full story..
Photo Gallery – Sir Ian McKellen opens Never Going Underground: The Fight for LGBT+ Rights, People’s History Museum
Northern Soul‘s Head Photographer, Chris Payne, was one of two photographers at the opening of Never Going Underground. He captured images of Sir Ian McKellen as he launched the exhibition at the People’s History Museum in Manchester.Read the full story..
In 1986, my favourite band was called Easterhouse.Read the full story..
In an unassuming Manchester suburb there’s a living room with a piece of furniture you’re unlikely to find anywhere else. It’s a lamp made from a Greenham Common section of fencing. It belongs to lifelong equality activist and peace campaigner, Betty Tebbs.Read the full story..
It’s a banner you wouldn’t want to argue with.Read the full story..
‘O Vanity of Age’ – the first line under the first plate of A Rake’s Progress, Hogarth’s genre-defining etchings – kicks off Show Me the Money.Read the full story..
Alan Johnson is not your run-of-the-mill politician.Read the full story..
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The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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