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Review: British Textile Biennial 2021

October 19, 2021 No Comments

The British Textile Biennial 2021 completely inhabits East Lancashire for the entire month of October, weaving stories of the global nature of textiles and re-evaluating histories while continuing to recognise the wealth of continuing relationships.

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Photo Gallery: Fancy Pants, The Portico Library, Manchester

February 12, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Fancy Pants, The Portico Library, Manchester

In 1836, the enormously popular Manchester Music Festival came to a close with a fancy dress ball so grand a temporary structure was built to connect The Portico Library with the nearby Assembly Rooms and Theatre Royal.

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Northern Soul chats to artist Sarah-Joy Ford about feminism, LGBT narratives and Cut Cloth

June 6, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Soul chats to artist Sarah-Joy Ford about feminism, LGBT narratives and Cut Cloth

I can’t knit for toffee.

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Fabric at Bury Market, image by Chris Payne

Photo Gallery: Material World

March 21, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Material World

Northern Soul‘s Head Photographer Chris Payne checks out the textile stalls at Bury Market and takes some colourful snaps to brighten up gloomy March.

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