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That’s so Chorlton ginnel by phil pearson

Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels…

March 22, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels…

We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul.

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The Northern Soul Christmas Poem: Northern Angel

December 21, 2020 Comments Off on The Northern Soul Christmas Poem: Northern Angel

While Christmas may look a little different this year, at Northern Soul we love our festive traditions and here’s a particular favourite: the Northern Soul Christmas poem written exclusively for us by Wendy Pratt in response to Phil Pounder’s beautiful photograph.

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Front of House, Jo Byrne. Image by Marge Bradshaw

Photo Gallery: Front of House by Marge Bradshaw

December 14, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Front of House by Marge Bradshaw

“A world without live music feels like living in a house with no windows. Live music is uplifting, it’s nourishing, it’s social glue. It’s well and truly missed by me.” – Rob Young, musician

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Fenwick Christmas Window, Newcastle. Image by Phil Pounder

Photo Gallery: The Fenwick Christmas Window, Newcastle

November 25, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Fenwick Christmas Window, Newcastle

Ah, the Fenwick Christmas window in Newcastle.

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Three Lads on Bikes Maud & Elaine Street, L8, 1979

Image Gallery: Tell It Like It Is, L— A City Through Its People, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

November 16, 2020 Comments Off on Image Gallery: Tell It Like It Is, L— A City Through Its People, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

Feeling nostalgic?

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MCRMonsters Spinningfields Carl Sukonik TheVainPhotos

Photo Gallery: Giant inflatable monsters unveiled in Manchester

October 26, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Giant inflatable monsters unveiled in Manchester

Halloween looks a little different this year, what with the Tier 3 COVID-19 restrictions putting a stop to Halloween hi-jinx, but you can still get your spooky fix if you head into Manchester city centre.

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Amira Taha, Still I Rise by Allie Crewe.

Photo Gallery: Still I Rise by Allie Crewe, an NHS project to celebrate Black History Month

September 21, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Still I Rise by Allie Crewe, an NHS project to celebrate Black History Month

In recognition of Black History Month 2020 (October 1-31), NHS health and care partners in Salford have commissioned award-winning, Manchester-based artist Allie Crewe to develop a pop-up photography exhibition.

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The People's Republic of Mancunia

The People’s Republic of Mancunia

September 19, 2020 Comments Off on The People’s Republic of Mancunia

What springs to mind when you think of Manchester? Do you walk the city and wish you could put what you’re experiencing into words?

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Trivial Pursuits: The English at Play by Orlando Gili is published by Hoxton Mini Press

Book Review: Trivial Pursuits – The English at Play by Orlando Gili

September 15, 2020 Comments Off on Book Review: Trivial Pursuits – The English at Play by Orlando Gili

Life may not be all that harmonious at the moment, but what binds us together is our unique eccentricity. Nowhere is this better demonstrated than when we’re at leisure with all of our strange customs. 

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Don McCullin Liverpool 8 1961 Tate Purchased 2012 © Don McCullin

Review: Don McCullin, Tate Liverpool

September 15, 2020 Comments Off on Review: Don McCullin, Tate Liverpool

Three defiant Scouse lads are the first people you meet on the way into this new iteration of Tate Britain’s Don McCullin 2019 retrospective. But it’s the faces from further away that will leave with you.

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