Manchester’s Indie Heartland: A Whistle-stop Tour of the Northern Quarter and Why We Must Supports Its Venues

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The Northern Quarter (Photo Credit: Jose Francisco Del Valle Mojica) With its bustling cafes and bars, hipster music venues and iconic red brick buildings, Manchester’s Northern Quarter remains today a hotspot for creativity in the city. Noted for being the ‘cool’ part of the city centre, the area is abundant with music venues which have… Read more »

From the Underground Book Collection: Revenge of the She-punks by Vivien Goldman

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Vivien Goldman, author of Revenge of the She-Punks in 1981 (Photo Credit: Jean Bernard Sohiez) Vivien Goldman’s essential punk herstory ‘Revenge of the She-Punks’ explores the crucial relationship between the genre and gender. A veteran of punk, new wave and reggae since the 1970s, Vivien Goldman is a renowned writer, musician and academic. Goldman was… Read more »