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This Saturday July 13th : it’s the Blackpool Tower 2 room Summertime Soul night out!

July 8, 2014


Really looking forward to our 6 hour “Summertime Soul Special” taking place this Saturday 13th July at the world-famous Blackpool Tower. This time we take soul to new heights ( literally) with a session of Modern Soul and Soulful Dance at the Top of the Tower with DJs Colin Curtis, Barry Maleedy and Jim Hargreaves! […]

Bank holiday Sunday August 25th – all roads lead to Keele!!

August 1, 2013


The second Northern and Modern Soul All Nighter takes place at the  Keele University Students Union on August 25th , the bank holiday Sunday… The first one back in April was the talk of the Midlands with a huge turnout from all parts of the UK, and the buzz on this next one is even […]

On Smooth Radio 70s starting from Sunday January 13th 2-4pm : It’s “Richard and Kev’s Soul Connection”

January 12, 2013


A brand new national Northern Soul radio programme starts on Smooth 70s (DAB/Online) from 2pm on Sunday January 13th 2013. Transmitted between 2 and 4 on a Sunday afternoon, we will be packing in two hours of great 60s and 70s music and chatting about the venues and the people who have been integral in the […]

Sunday December 23rd – The Christmas “Hoot” All Dayer #2 at the Dunkenhalgh Hotel!

December 3, 2012


Following on from last year’s excellent event, we hold our annual Christmas “Hoot” Northern and Modern Soul All Dayer at the 4-star Dunkenhalgh Hotel and Spa, Blackburn Road, Clayton-le-Moors , Lancashire on Sunday December 23rd. With no work the day after for most, this looks like being a packer with over 60 rooms already taken […]

My “Northern Soul All Nighter” show – now on “Listen Again” via the Smooth Radio website!

September 11, 2012


We did it! Thanks to everyone for your requests to have our recent “Northern Soul All Nighter” 6 hour special placed up on Smooth Radio, where Jamie and the team have done a great job of getting it all together in 6 x bite sized chunks! If you visit  and then click “Music”, you […]


April 16, 2011


Taking place over the Easter Bank holiday weekend for the first time ever , our next 3-Roomed Soul Night Out happens on Saturday April 23rd at the King Georges Hall, Northgate, Blackburn. Advance tickets are priced at £10 each and are available from the box office on 01254 582582 , or you can pay on […]

The forthcoming book – “Richard Searling, My track record”

September 28, 2010


No, its not just an ugly rumour-  its true! For the first (and probably the last) time, I’m bringing out a book focusing on my favourite rare soul music since I first got to be a DJ back in 1971. 40 years on, and with a fading memory, I thought I d better take a […]

New for 2011 – It’s the Winter Gardens Mayhem in the North and Southwest

September 28, 2010


Yes, its completely true, not one, but two events at The Winter Gardens! First I set up an All Nighter at the huge Blackpool venue ( that world famous , iconic building housing conferences galore etc) on Saturday February 12th 2011, and no sooner had I got my googling head on that I discovered another […]