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

Mary Quant: Fashion Icon Exhibition

Perhaps one the most revolutionary designers of our time, Mary Quant’s non-conformist attitude to fashion perfectly captured the cultural progression of the sixties and seventies. Looking to celebrate new, edgier designs, most notably in the form of the mini skirt, Quant aimed to focus away from tawdry ‘adult’ designs in favour of targeting young, hip… Read More Mary Quant: Fashion Icon Exhibition

Vogue 100: A Century of Style Exhibition

After an incredibly successful run at London’s National Portrait Gallery, the critically acclaimed Vogue 100: A Century of Style has now found a new home at Manchester Art Gallery. British Vogue here celebrates its remarkable achievements through its one hundred years of publication, spanning its tentative beginnings in 1916 to the cultural powerhouse that it… Read More Vogue 100: A Century of Style Exhibition