Northern Soul

Articles relating to: Stephanie Alderson

Chetham's by Chris Payne

Northern Soul’s Best Reads of 2014

December 21, 2014 Comments Off on Northern Soul’s Best Reads of 2014

There’s little doubt that 2014 has been a cracking year for literature, whether it’s new authors, old favourites or re-issued classic works.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Baltic Cellar

Review: Baltic Cellar, Manchester

December 20, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Baltic Cellar, Manchester

A stone’s throw from Manchester’s Albert Square and the bustling Christmas markets, the Baltic Cellar invites you to escape from the winter cold.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Gusto Manchester

Review: Gusto, Manchester

December 19, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Gusto, Manchester

Swanky, stylish and scrumptious – three words that sum up the dining experience at Gusto on Manchester’s Lloyd Street. But would you expect anything less from Living Ventures’ newest restaurant?

Share Button
Read the full story..

Radisson Blu Carols Afternoon Tea

Carols and Cakes: Radisson Blu’s Festive Afternoon Tea

December 11, 2014 Comments Off on Carols and Cakes: Radisson Blu’s Festive Afternoon Tea

You know when a porter opens a door for you that whatever’s behind it is going to be pretty good. Afternoon tea at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel in Manchester is testament to that fact.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Christmas music

What’s On in December – Music

December 8, 2014 Comments Off on What’s On in December – Music

Tis the season to party!

Share Button
Read the full story..

Mission to Manchester

Christmas Cocktail Cheer at Cloud 23 in Manchester

November 26, 2014 Comments Off on Christmas Cocktail Cheer at Cloud 23 in Manchester

Twenty-three floors above the bustling streets of the city centre you can find some breath-taking views of the Manchester skyline.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Sheffield Crimean Monument

Sheffield’s Missing War Monument

November 3, 2014 Comments Off on Sheffield’s Missing War Monument

A Grade II listed monument was removed from Sheffield in the 1960s. The Victorian Society says it should be returned to its rightful place.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Margaret Drabble

Review: Afternoon Tea with Margaret Drabble at The Midland

October 27, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Afternoon Tea with Margaret Drabble at The Midland

If you’ve read Northern Soul‘s interview with Margaret Drabble, you’ll know how much we admire this literary legend. Earlier this month, we were in the audience as she spoke about her latest novel at the Midland Hotel as part of the Manchester Literature Festival.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Olivia Laing

Review: Afternoon Tea with Olivia Laing

October 25, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Afternoon Tea with Olivia Laing

One of the many things we forget as adults is how truly wonderful it is to have a good story read out loud.

Share Button
Read the full story..

Simon Armitage

Review: Simon Armitage at Manchester Cathedral

October 23, 2014 Comments Off on Review: Simon Armitage at Manchester Cathedral

In the atmospheric setting of Manchester Cathedral, a large crowd gathers to hear the night’s sermon.

Share Button
Read the full story..