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Manchester Pride 2018, Drew Wilby

Welcome to the Circus: Manchester Pride 2018

September 3, 2018 Comments Off on Welcome to the Circus: Manchester Pride 2018

The Manchester Pride Parade is one of The Big Weekend‘s most highly anticipated events – not to mention the highlight of the August Bank Holiday – where supporters turn up in droves to celebrate and support the city’s LGBT+ community.

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Main image: Tyne Bridge, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

Photo Gallery: A History of the North in 100 Archives, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums.

August 20, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: A History of the North in 100 Archives, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums.

A History of the North in 100 Archives is an online project intended to showcase and celebrate the rich and varied history of the North and is being launched as part of Great Exhibition of the North, June 22 – September 9, 2018. 

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Newcastle ginnel by Lee Stoneman

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

August 13, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty, jetty and our new favourite…a weind.

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John Payne, aged 12, with friends and his pigeon Chequer. From the Free Photographic Omnibus. Portsmouth, Friday 26 April 1974.

Photo Gallery: Modern Nature: British Photographs from the Hyman Collection, The Hepworth, Wakefield

July 9, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Modern Nature: British Photographs from the Hyman Collection, The Hepworth, Wakefield

For the first time in human history, more people are living in urban environments than in the countryside, yet the impulse to seek out nature remains as strong as ever. This new exhibition of photographs – by leading British photographers such as Shirley Baker, Bill Brandt, Anna Fox, Chris Killip, Peter Mitchell, Martin Parr and Tony Ray-Jones – explores our evolving relationship with the natural world and how this shapes individuals and communities.

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“Morrissey chose it. Morrissey chose everything.” Northern Soul talks to photographer Stephen Wright

July 4, 2018 Comments Off on “Morrissey chose it. Morrissey chose everything.” Northern Soul talks to photographer Stephen Wright

Neither of us intend it, I’m sure, but our conversation circles back time and again to a once-forgotten corner of Ordsall on a bitter December day in 1985.

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Bilbao ginnel by Phil Pearson1

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

July 2, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels!

We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty, jetty and our new favourite…a weind.

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Manchester Together May 2018 image by Chris Payne

Photo Gallery: Manchester Together with One Voice, Albert Square

May 25, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Manchester Together with One Voice, Albert Square

Our Head Photographer Chris Payne was at the Manchester Together concert in Manchester’s Albert Square this week.

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Photo Gallery: Holcombe Hill

April 6, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Holcombe Hill

Northern Soul photographer, Drew Wilby, takes a trip to Holcombe Hill and captures some snaps of the beautiful scenery including beautiful blue skies, the village of Holcombe and the town of Ramsbottom and well-known Bury landmark, Peel Tower.

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The Chocolate Festival 2018 Ramsbottom, image by Drew Wilby

Photo Gallery: Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival 2018

April 6, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival 2018

Mmm, chocolate….last month saw the return of The Chocolate Festival to Ramsbottom’s town centre.

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Little Thakeham. The Images Publishing Group.

Book Review: Sir Edwin Lutyens – The Arts and Crafts Master by David Cole

March 19, 2018 Comments Off on Book Review: Sir Edwin Lutyens – The Arts and Crafts Master by David Cole

Sir Edwin Lutyens – The Arts and Crafts House is a new take on the legacy and astonishing beauty of Lutyens’ design and architecture by author David Cole.

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