Ian Hart is a doodler creating incredible artwork. His style is instantly recongisable and his passion for creativity is at an all time high. We caught up with him in Coventry for a quick chat about his story. Can you give us a little insight in to your background? Coventry lad who
We have been celebrating the bravest and freshest creative people for almost two years now. In that time we've been exposed to some incredible projects that have been made by inspiring individuals and groups. Our online channels including social media has allowed us to share these experiences to a community of
You know when there's loads of brilliant things to dive in to but after you feel slightly deflated but driven to do it your way. Well, that's how we've been feeling recently. The world is full of creative interpretations and culturally exciting experiences but we've decided to strip it all
Mvnta’s Saturday night smasher could only be described as an educational adventure into the world of forefront house and techno. Tom and Nelson, Mvnta’s masterminds, launched their second event at The Empire, Coventry and from a musical perspective, it was the best gig I’ve been to in a long time.
Not only is Tom Godwin one of our regular gig-going music reviewers and fully signed-up, hardcore Native tribe member, he is also the creator of Sci-Fi inspired artwork, who knew? Tom's work fuses a natural interest in both photography and art. He combines singular shots found on his travels across the
Indie brands form the fabric of truly innovative creativity. They are driven by passion and delivered with authenticity. None more so is this true than with clothing label Finley and Arlo. We caught up with owner, designer and maker Chantelle Grant and discovered the determination behind the brand. Hey Chantelle. Is
Disappear Here, a film that looked at Coventry's ring road via poetry was premiered at Fargo Village recently and has since gone on to be nominated for a Saboteur Award for their collaborative approach. The project has continued to go from strength to strength and we took time out with
24 June Warwick Arts Centre Tickets Join the UK’s leading comedian (stroke) magician as he previews new jokes and tricks for his next show. Recently seen on ITV’s The Next Great Magician and star of BBC1’s The Magicians. Expect Pete’s trademark blend of crowd-pleasing comedy and jaw-dropping magic. He has guested on countless TV
Eric Idle and the Monty Python lot are well known for this utterance from The Life of Brian. ‘The Quite Remarkable Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat’ makes this unavoidable. The musical previewed on February 18 at the Belgrade Theatre and there was not an empty seat in the house.
Tell us the story behind RISE? RISE is the story of a group of young women whose drive and sense of self is being eroded by the drip-drip of the everyday acts of sexism that they encounter – whether boys harassing them in the park, teachers underestimating them at school or
Coventry's Positive Outlook Clothing label is taking it's confident ethos to new heights. With it's first store exceeding expectation, an online platform that's built on a beautiful ethos to a new, pop-up store in Birminghams Bull Ring, one of the largest shopping developments in Europe. To celebrate the brands continual rise
Apparently, Pecha Kucha is Japanese for "chit-chat", which would indeed explain what happens at these evenings at The Tin. The audience are treated to a series of short talks and presentations, mostly of a musical theme, all in quick succession with a half hour break in the middle so the
On the Albany Road, Earlsdon, there's a wave of creativity flooding the beautifully titled store, Exquisitely Vintage. Owner, Andrea and artist Katie O are producing awesome works in distinct mediums. We popped over and found out about their influences, ideas and futures. Hey Katie and Andrea, could you both give us a
Independent brands form the fabric of modern society. We, as a community, relish their wares. We thrive on their individuality and are continually captivated by the reinvention of traditional craft. Offering consumers an ethos that's laden with passion. A passion that simply doesn't exist in high-street equivalents. One such micro-brand is the newly opened Rock
After years planning, consulting and dreaming, Fargo Village (Coventry's self-proclaimed 'Creative Quarter') is now a well established destination for the unique. The former suburban industrial estate, once home to the infamous backbeat rehearsal rooms, has long been a forgotten environment within our city but now it's a thriving, hustling and bustling cauldron of