Review: New Liverpool tour explores Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter locations

Review: New Liverpool tour explores Peaky Blinders and Harry Potter locations Review by Matthew Smith Whether you’re a fan of British independent cinema or Hollywood blockbusters, there’s no shortage of famous filming locations in Liverpool.Reel Tours, led by stand-up comedian and film fanatic Gary Lunt, has launched the only walking tour of ... Read More...

What’s on in Liverpool December 2017 – January 2018 | Event listings

What’s on in Liverpool December 2017 - January 2018 Event listings: 15 December 2017 – 11 January 2018 Words by Matthew Smith   December Until 31 December Beauty and the Beast The Black-E The city centre venue is transformed for this immersive reimagining of the traditional fairytale, bringing plenty of family-friendly fun for the festive season.17 December BBC Sports Personality ... Read More...

What’s on in Liverpool October/November 2017 | Event listings

What’s on in Liverpool October/November 2017 Event listings: 20 October – 2 November 2017 Words by Matthew Smith  21 October Black History Month: Benjamin Zephaniah & the Revolutionary Minds  District Club Pioneering dub poet, social commentator and music maker Benjamin Zephaniah has teamed up with renowned producer and engineer The Sea to create the dub reggae ... Read More...

Restaurant review: Alhambra Wine Bar, Cains Brewery, Stanhope Street, Liverpool

Restaurant Review Alhambra Wine Bar Cains Brewery, Stanhope Street, Liverpool Review by Matthew Smith Alhambra Wine Bar pays homage to continental culture at Liverpool's latest vibrant indie hotspot, the former Cains Brewery.Offering live music and authentic Spanish cuisine, the venue provides a perfect package of entertainment, food and drinks.Having never been around the brewery area ... Read More...

Review: Tate Liverpool unveils double summer exhibition

Review: 'Portraying a Nation: Germany 1919 – 1933' and 'Aleksandra Mir: Space Tapestry Faraway Missions' Written by Matthew Smith Tate Liverpool is hosting two new exhibitions that chart the evolution of German society in the interwar period and explore the possibilities of space travel.Through the work of two artists who documented, detailed ... Read More...

Restaurant Review: Oktopus, Hardman Yard, Liverpool

Restaurant Review Oktopus Hardman Yard, Liverpool Review by Matthew Smith Nestled amongst Hardman Street bastions The Old Blind School and Buyers Club sits Oktopus – a quirky yet stylish, modern European small plates outfit.With its stripped back aesthetic and exposed brickwork, the laid-back space mixes modern dining and minimalistic fixtures and fittings with flashes of ... Read More...