For many, 2020 meant stimulus cheques, furlough payments and government backed funding. These measures in the face of a contracted economy and collateral destruction (read: the end of the small and medium business) has allowed people, during the virus and subsequent governmental crisis, to merely subsist in what was and remains, in every technicality, the … Continue reading How you can save money in the 2021 recession
Off/Stage, is an exciting, brand new, interactive, online one-stop zine dedicated to Black & Asian theatre and culture – and it’s the only publication of its kind in the UK. Tribe Arts, a major indie theatre and media collective based in the North of England, created this zine during the pandemic lockdown of 2020, filling … Continue reading Off/Stage – a new interactive zine dedicated to Black & Asian theatre
Breakout indie film and natural history documentary film ‘The Tigers of Scotland‘, which explores the plight of one of the most endangered creatures in the world – the Scottish Wildcat – has recently been featured as one of the Best Natural History Documentaries to Watch on Netflix. You can see the full list of Radio … Continue reading The Tigers of Scotland in Radio Times’ official ‘Best Netflix Natural History Documentaries’ List
Sustainable fashion isn’t going away. With consumers becoming increasingly aware of the damage they create in buying fast fashion products, people now want sustainable fashion to be regularly available and normal – not a quirky, ‘dirty hippy’ fashion choice that is so long has been bane to at least until the 2010s. According to McKinsey, … Continue reading Let’s talk about sustainable fashion, OK?
Performance: 26th April Cast: Aiden J.Harvey and Lynn Touil Writer: John Topliff Dir: Gina Frost The play’s the thing….and context is everything. That false-friend elitism is so often tied up with people’s love or even feigned love of Shakespeare’s work. Yet it is simply the context of the age which makes the experience of his plays … Continue reading Review: ‘WILL + ANNE’ – a play written about Shakespeare
Beans On Toast might be the name of your favourite breakfast. Look chump, I said it might be. So Beans On Toast is the stage name of my favourite political folk singer, mostly because he’s the only guy who can get away with saying Fuck You Nashville in an explicitly entertaining way. Frank Turner could … Continue reading Beans on Toast – The REAL Glastonbury Fave
Finding someone from Liverpool not knowing the words to Twist and Shout would be like, well, finding someone from Liverpool not knowing the words to…. It just doesn’t happen. Fast-forward fifty years and The Beatles’ presence still ekes out of every corner of the city, echoing along the shoreline constantly (oh wait. That’s the Museum!). … Continue reading Theatre Review: ‘Shake It Up Baby!’ by Suzan Holder
When people say ‘truth is stranger than fiction’, they are generally correct when it comes to the weirdest tales that are told over with glee and fascination. The Wonderful Miss Todd is a wonderful film about feminism, ambition, and courage. And sometimes, truth is more fantastic than fiction. Women in aviation are, as a whole, … Continue reading Film Review: The Wonderful Miss Todd