Author Bethan Shufflebotham

Features Independent Venue Week

The unsung hero that is Independent Venue Week (IVW) runs from Monday 29 January to Sunday 4 February, and we’re here to tell you where to go and support you favourite local acts in your favourite local venues.

Art poppy instillation

Stoke-on-Trent pupils from The Co-Operative Academy pupils have been showing a lot of bottle today after they unveiled a poppy display they have been working on since September.

The youngsters have been making poppies from the bottoms of drinks bottles for a stunning art installation.