Every year, on the Sunday of August Bank Holiday weekend, The Printworks plays host to a very special event: The Manchester Soul Festival. Taking place in the venue’s main concourse, it’s a full day of live bands playing the best in Northern Soul, Motown, and Funk. Returning for a fifth year, the Festival is bigger than ever, with many thousands of visitors expected over the course of the day. The line-up includes acts such as Stax of Soul, father-son trio The Soul Temptations, and over 40 of the UK’s top Soul DJs. You don’t have to feel guilty about joining in with the revelry, as it’s all for a good cause: the proceeds raised will go to The Christie Charitable Trust. Leading up to the big event, there will also be several smaller, free Soul events at the venue. Updates about these, along with tickets for the Festival itself, can be found can be found via the link, below.

Sun 25 Aug, Noon - Late, The Printworks,
27 Withy Grove, Manchester, M42BS
, Tel: 0161 829 8000, £5
A. James Simpkin
Published on:
Mon 12 Aug 2019