Not all Christmas albums are, well, cynical cash-ins (yeah, Katherine Jenkins, we’re looking at you. Mind you, it’s hard not to if you push the button marked ITV 1). There are some with a touch of seasonal soul, and a sprinkling of genuine mid-winter warmth – honourable mentions to Sufjan Stevens, Darlene Love, The Beach [...]
You know what – if we had to pick a Liverpool personality of the year, it would probably be Camp and Furnace. Where else could you have sampled the best malt whiskies in the world, cavorted to the twisted fairytales of the Vogue Ball, let your imagination run wild with a table-tennis racket and dived [...]
We love the way Shiverpool warps any occasion into its fiendish alter-ego, with just the judicious application of a pun. From Vamp and Furnace to Scarewood Forest, via their latest, Satan Claws, they promise to scare the bejeezus out of you, whatever the time of year. Their ‘Christmas can be bloody murder’ is right up [...]
There are, we know, hundreds of talented makers and artists, kitchen-table producers and independent businesses in and around Liverpool. We simply can’t do them all justice in one feature. So, instead, we’ve tried to give a good overview of the best for you to browse. From beer to bangles, make-up to mugs, we think we’ve [...]
Who needs Etsy? Makers, bakers and – for all we know – ornate wrought iron specialists will, over the next month, gather with frightening frequency to deck the city’s halls and churches with their beautiful things. And it’s all in the name of sticking two fingers up to Boot’s yearly yuletide assault of Here Come [...]
Today sees the launch of Made-Here’s city-wide celebration of all that’s local and lovely. And its array of home made, home designed and locally sourced goodies are officially on the SevenStreets Christmas list – as we sincerely hope they will be on yours. The pop up shopping festival will run from November 15 to December [...]
Doing pre-’Chrimbo’ present shopping in any overcrowded city centre is a massive headache. So here’s our list of ways to successfully avoid the retail trauma in Liverpool.
This year’s Santa dash aims to see 10,000 men in red, giving it their all for the city. Hey, some weeks we’d pray for just 11.
The only way to do Christmas Shopping – at a Grade One Listed Shopping Mall, of course…
What would we do without our tireless creative community? Introducing another excellent alternative to the 3 for 2s this Christmas…
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