Still from Dear Esther gameplay, courtesy The Chinese Room

Culture Diary Special: Things To Do In January 2018

January’s boring, right? Wrong! Fear not, friends: there’s an abundance of exciting events to enjoy across the UK in the first month of 2018… Monday, 1 January – Manchester Camerata: The New Year’s Day Viennese...

Wu Tsang, Under Cinema, 2017. Image by Jon Barraclough

“Dreamlike and deeply poetic…” Wu Tsang: Under Cinema

The 2018 Hugo Boss Prize nominee comes to Liverpool with two cinematic installations: a world premiere and an inquisitive UK-first. Mike Pinnington reviews Wu Tsang’s docu/art/pop mash-up, Under Cinema… I first came across the...

Edmund Clark, In Place of Hate (2017). Detail. Image courtesy of Edmund Clark, Ikon and Flowers Gallery.

Culture Diary w/c 04-12-2017

Our pick of this week’s arts, design, film and music events from around the North of England and the rest of the UK – and most of it’s free! Tuesday – Christmas Lectures...


“Artists should be in cities and cities need artists…” Introducing: Paradise Works, Salford

Laura Robertson speaks to Hilary Jack about what it’s taken to establish a brand new art space on the Manchester-Salford border – slap-bang in the middle of a major studio crisis… My Uber...