Nightspot Cinema Presents Northern Soul Details
Nightspot Cinema Presents Northern Soul
For one night only in East London, Nightspot Cinema relives the Northern Soul scene, in a fully immersive experience of film, music, dance and 70s entertainment. On the night watch the motion picture with a special meet & greet from some of the cast and crew in the film, then expect the very best in 60's & 70's Soul, Motown, Funk and Disco. Also we have a vinyl record swap shop, Bruce Lee inspired dance off and the opportunity to see Ray Henderson’s cover ups REVEALED!
ABOUT THE FILM
2014 motion picture from director Elaine Constantine, is a story of a youth culture that changed a generation and influenced songwriters, producers, DJs and designers for decades to come. This is the story of Northern Soul.
Exclusive opportunity on the night to meet some of the cast, crew and dancers from the film.
“ If you were there, you’ll know. If you weren’t there, you’ll wish you had been ”
ABOUT THE PARTY
DJ’s on the night Soundwave Croatia, Feelings and So Fresh So Clean Residents playing a mixture of Northern Soul, Motown, R&B, 80's Soul, Rare Groove, Disco, Hip Hop & Funk.
Northern Soul Dance happening live featuring spins, flips, karate kicks and backdrops, inspired by the stage performances of touring American soul acts Little Anthony & The Imperials and Jackie Wilson. Don't fret if you don't quite feel up to the flips yourself, we hear there might be some pro's in the building...
- In homage to the Great British working-class tradition, please don your Fred Perry’s, brogues and your latest exotic threads.
- Anyone arriving on a Vespa or Lambretta gets the full VIP treatment from us.
- Vinyl Record shop open on the night for those of you who still spin off your Technic 12/10s
- A Jameson Whiskey on the house to whet your whistle
- Lady C Caribbean hot chow served until late
ABOUT THE SCENE
Northern soul is an essential chapter in the history of modern British music. A movement in music, dance and fashion, it emerged independently in northern England in the late 1960s from the British mod scene. Northern soul mainly consists of a particular style of black American soul music based on the heavy beat and fast tempo of the mid-1960s Tamla Motown sound. It was phenomenally popular with British youths in the 1970s, taking the North of the country by storm at venues such as the Twisted Wheel in Manchester and other UK dancehalls like Wigan Casino and The Highland Rooms at Blackpool Mecca Bingo.
ABOUT NIGHTSPOT CINEMA
Nightspot Cinema is a pop-up cinema which combines musical film screenings with parties. We feature films about music, famous musicians or which have renowned musical scores and then immerse our audience into a party which is themed around the music and style of the film.
Our events are all about the history of modern music; ramping up that nostaligia to fever pitch, recapturing that scene and reliving it through film, party and banging tunes.
£20 full experience. £10 after-party ticket — Entry at 10pm. Please note strictly no admittance after 12pm.
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