There’s a lot of excuses to celebrate this extended Bank Holiday weekend. And, as far as we can see, none of them involve craggy, be-knighted popstars whipping us into a jingoistic celebration of outdated monarchical hereditary rights. Hurrah for Liverpool.
From Roy Ayres to Andy Weatherall, Gus Gus to the, ahem, Courteeners – the Magnet’s constantly been the source of evenings that are as eclectic as they are entertaining. So, says, Stephanie Heneghan, its return couldn’t be better timed.