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We all became so blasé about the concept of a ‘journey’ didn’t we? Sit down, lift off, couple of gins, a nice snooze and then whooosh, applaud the pilot and back on the ground.Read the full story..
Back in summer 2010, Yorkshire poet Simon Armitage embarked on an ambitious walk: the 256-mile route of the Pennine Way, from Kirk Yetholm in the Scottish Borders to Edale in the Peak District.Read the full story..
Originally produced as an afternoon play for Radio 4, Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster intersperses Sylvia Lancaster’s verbatim recollections of her murdered daughter Sophie with the spellbinding poems of Simon ArmitageRead the full story..
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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This summer the Northern Soul Editor Helen Nugent is teaching one-day journalism courses, open to the public. Courses include Music Journalism, Arts Journalism, News Writing, and Feature Writing. Details on Salford University's website. @SalfordUni artsmedia-shortcourses.co.uk/…
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