Free Culture Spots: Manchester Science Festival, Distortions in Spacetime

I never really possessed an aptitude for science at school. I was interested in aspects of it (mainly in blowing things up and setting fire to anything I could lay my hands on) but as I’ve got older, I’ve developed a bit of a passion for it. So much so, I’m now becoming a little… Read More Free Culture Spots: Manchester Science Festival, Distortions in Spacetime

Free Culture Spots: The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery

While the galleries and exhibitions of major cities may so easily draw the eye, it’s important not to overlook the smaller players in the UK’s art scene. So for this particular edition of our culture spot series, we’ll be paying some much-deserved attention to a wonderful little gallery in the heart of Gloucestershire. The Wilson… Read More Free Culture Spots: The Wilson, Cheltenham Art Gallery

Free Culture Spots: John Rylands Library, Manchester

In a desperate attempt to keep my poor mind occupied during those painful days (or weeks) before payday, I’ve embarked on a mission to find some cultural spots around the country that are not only enriching, but also completely free. We’re incredibly lucky to be surrounded by such an enormous wealth of museums, galleries, theatres,… Read More Free Culture Spots: John Rylands Library, Manchester

Remake through genre – Inside Llewyn Davis is A Serious Man

By Dan Norman      There’s a theory extrapolated upon by Asher Gelzer-Govatos that over the last decade the Coen brothers, Joel and Ethan, have changed their filmmaking process. This theory hypothesises that Coen films, like the brothers themselves, now should be viewed as pairs wherein the Coens tell the same story twice in succession –… Read More Remake through genre – Inside Llewyn Davis is A Serious Man