The Interview: Andy Grant on life-changing injury to medal success

The Interview: Andy Grant on life-changing injury to medal success Interview with Andy Grant Bootle-born Andy Grant joined the Royal Marines aged 17. Three years later he was hit by an explosion in Afghanistan and suffered catastrophic injuries including a severely damaged right leg.  Following countless operations and against doctors’ advice, Andy chose to ... Read More...

Craftivist Collective: Liverpool-born founder and activist discusses craftivism

Craftivist Collective: Liverpool-born founder and activist discusses craftivism - Interview with Sarah Corbett As the founder of Craftivist Collective, Liverpool-born campaigner Sarah Corbett is at the centre of a movement which aims to change the world with actions that provoke reflection and discussion rather than derision and division. Following the release of her ... Read More...

Simon O’Rourke interview: Award-winning wood sculptor behind new Beatles works

Simon O’Rourke interview: Award-winning wood sculptor behind new Beatles works Waterloo-born Simon O’Rourke is an award-winning wood carver who creates imaginative sculptures across the globe. Now based in Wales, Simon is currently in the midst of a four-week project which has brought him back to the Liverpool City Region and it’s said to ... Read More...

Call for young theatre hopefuls to apply for award-winning programme

Young theatre makers of the future could be given a real-life experience of working in the industry as an award-winning programme returns.Applications are now being accepted for the Young Everyman & Playhouse (YEP) Programme which helps develop aspiring actors, directors, technicians, producers, writers and marketers.The six-strand programme will begin in ... Read More...