Buckt: Manchester’s New Activity Subscription Box

I don’t know about you, but I’ve never actually ordered a subscription box before. You know what I’m referring to- those dinky beauty boxes that are sent to you each month full of makeup. I’m personally not all that adept at applying makeup or keeping up with a stringent beauty routine, but I do like… Read More Buckt: Manchester’s New Activity Subscription Box

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

Fear of Wasp

A guest post from film buff Dan Norman The international success of last year’s American Honey, with big wins at the British Independent Film Awards and Cannes Film Festival, restored writer-director Andrea Arnold to the limelight that she first stepped into with 2003’s Wasp. Unlike American Honey, Wasp is a short film – Arnold’s last… Read More Fear of Wasp

Manchester School of Art Degree Show

Showcasing the freshest talent in the city, the final year students of Manchester Metropolitan University here assert their infinite creativity and imagination across disciplines varying from architecture, photography, and art. And this is a particularly special occasion, as my dear friend Laura J Hardman has the opportunity to unveil her innovative yet playful textile designs… Read More Manchester School of Art Degree Show