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Chester ginnel by @wawchester

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

April 16, 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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Review: Making Thunder Roar at the Brontë Parsonage Museum

March 15, 2018 Comments Off on Review: Making Thunder Roar at the Brontë Parsonage Museum

Emily Brontë is the most elusive of the famous Brontë siblings.

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Hebden Bridge, image by James R Holdsworth

Hebden Bridge is the best place ever because…

February 1, 2018 Comments Off on Hebden Bridge is the best place ever because…

…it is, it really is.

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Grazing, image by Paul Hunter

Photo Gallery: Autumnal scenes in North Yorkshire

November 20, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Autumnal scenes in North Yorkshire

Northern Soul’s North Yorkshire Photographer, Paul Hunter, shares a gallery of striking images capturing the sights and colours across the region during the autumn months.

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All aboard the flycycle

Landlines and Watermarks: Northern Soul chats to the brains behind art project, Water Works

September 26, 2017 Comments Off on Landlines and Watermarks: Northern Soul chats to the brains behind art project, Water Works

It’s December 2015 and West Yorkshire’s beautiful Calder Valley is celebrating Christmas. Then the rain comes.

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God's Own Country, photo by Agatha A. Nitecka

God’s Own Country: Film Director Francis Lee talks Yorkshire, Farming and Sundance

September 9, 2017 Comments Off on God’s Own Country: Film Director Francis Lee talks Yorkshire, Farming and Sundance

God’s Own Country, written and directed by English filmmaker Francis Lee, is a remarkable film in many ways, and I’m not alone in believing it’s quite probably the best debut of the year.

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Photo Gallery: Landmark building The Piece Hall re-opens in Halifax

August 7, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Landmark building The Piece Hall re-opens in Halifax

On August 1, 2017, The Piece Hall in Halifax – one of the most iconic heritage buildings in Britain – re-opened its gates following a multi-million-pound transformation.

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Ribblehead and Limestone

Photo Gallery: Life in the Yorkshire Dales

July 19, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Life in the Yorkshire Dales

Northern Soul’s North Yorkshire Photographer, Paul Hunter, shares a gallery of striking images of the Yorkshire Dales, full of colour and character.

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Fleetneedles Forage: The Roses of the North

June 27, 2017 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage: The Roses of the North

Roses are an enduring icon of the North: red for Lancashire and white for Yorkshire.

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Getting away with it: Northern Soul takes a trip to Yorkshire Sculpture Park

May 6, 2017 Comments Off on Getting away with it: Northern Soul takes a trip to Yorkshire Sculpture Park

I’m of the opinion that, on admission, art gallery attendants should inconspicuously hand over matchbox-sized flyers which say ‘don’t worry if you don’t like all (or indeed any) of it’.

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