Community clubs are changing lives

The Ibbison Community Centre is buzzing with excitement as their art club takes on a new project for December. The group at Ibbison Court have been approached by Blackpool Council to create historic posters to go outside the King Edward Cinema, Central Drive, this December. Organiser Angie Buss, 61, said: “We are very excited about the new … Continue reading Community clubs are changing lives

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Survival not stigma: celebrate your scars

Everyday, Brigitta Gergely cried at her reflection. Three open heart operations had left her scarred. However, through her pain, Brigitta has managed to create something beautiful and has brought together a community of heart warriors who feel the same way. Abigail Gillibrand has spoken to her about how she has formed a social media campaign … Continue reading Survival not stigma: celebrate your scars

Manchester Academy celebrate their 25th birthday by curating an online archive

Manchester Academy 1 have launched a digital display of previously unseen music memorabilia from the likes of Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie and Led Zeppelin. The online exhibition began on October 7th this year and displays tickets and artefacts from gigs held at the Manchester University venues. It was created to celebrate the venue’s 25th birthday … Continue reading Manchester Academy celebrate their 25th birthday by curating an online archive

Death Politics and Selfies: Andy Warhol Exhibition

The University of Manchester’s Whitworth Art Gallery is bringing Andy Warhol to the city in an exhibition of abstract work that spans over three decades of his career. The event opened on the 19th of November and will continue to run until April next year. Director of the Whitworth and Manchester City Galleries, Maria Balshaw, … Continue reading Death Politics and Selfies: Andy Warhol Exhibition