“You could very easily do a version based in Liverpool with a bunch of lads in North Face jackets”: Nick Bagnall On A Clockwork Orange

Beautiful violence and poetic lewdness: Everyman Director Nick Bagnall talks to Joseph Viney about letting Anthony Burgess’ Droogs out to play… What’s it going be then, eh? A brand new stage adaptation of A Clockwork...

The Big Interview: Tom Rack, NoFit State Circus

How do contemporary performers make circus more current whilst paying homage to its history? Circus director Tom Rack talks about how NoFit State have been juggling (excuse the pun) cutting edge rigging and creative...

A Tale Of Two Dystopias: Sam Meech’s Apocalypse In Barrow And Manchester

Imagine, in 1000 years time, if fidget spinners were the only surviving relics of human civilisation? Artist Sam Meech imagines a post-digital future inspired by apocalyptic fiction and lost industries, finds Joe Fenn… As the setting for an...

30 Years/30 Works: Ken Simons On Exploring The Unseen At Tate Liverpool

Ken Simons joined Tate as an Art Handler in London 43 years ago, and moved to Tate Liverpool for the gallery’s opening in 1988. Responsible for handling and installing the national collection of...

In Pictures: The Mind Map Presents Going Through The Emotions

A superb online mental health resource, The Mind Map launches in Liverpool this week with an exhibition featuring collage, photography and drawing from Billy Childish, Jamie Reid, Comics Youth and more. Mind Map...

In Pictures: Pete Carr’s Portraits Of Port Sunlight

Merseyside photographer Pete Carr has been documenting life in Port Sunlight for the past year – capturing funny, honest images from inside residents’ homes, as a way to understand how tourists see this chocolate-box, Grade...

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Field Trip: Mediterranea 18 (Young Artists Biennale), Albania

Niki Russell boards a ferry in order to reach the Young Artists Biennale in Albania, and finds that the festival’s larger themes — of history, conflict, dreams and failure — stimulate dialogue between different cultures… Mediterranea...

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Playlist: Kick Ass Women On Tour This Spring

Listen up, Britain! Laura Robertson makes a list of the sheroes kicking ass and taking names across the UK during April and May… Goat Girl Goat Girl named themselves after Bill Hicks’ porn-loving,...

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Fabric Bag FREE DELIVERY Price: £6 Colour: Black on post-box red Material: 100% cotton   Designed by Liverpool-based artist and graphic designer Mike Carney, and hand-screenprinted in Liverpool by In the Room Print Co., these eye-catching tote...