Preview: Week 53

The North West already has a packed arts and cultural calendar 52 weeks of the year, so a new annual…

Read more... May 02 2016 |

Author Q&A: Nicola Barker

A fictionalised biography of the Indian mystic Sri Ramakrishna penned out of a writerly obsession is not a just description…

Read more... May 02 2016 |

Festival Q&A: Bivouac

Derby alt rockers Bivouac are reforming to play the Gigantic Indie All Dayer (28 May) this year, their first set…

Read more... Apr 25 2016 |

Preview: The Ring Cycle

Der Ring des Nibelungen, the cycle of four operas by German composer Richard Wagner, is big in every sense of…

Read more... Apr 25 2016 |

End Credits: Captain America: Civil War

And so the Marvel franchise juggernaut rolls on, without showing any signs of wear and tear. Despite the name, this…

Read more... Apr 25 2016 |


Unlikely Blackpool pair get creative for Big Issue North Trust

15-year-old student Izzy Durose is a budding photographer, while Desmond Hue uses poetry to aid his continuing recovery from heroin…

Read more... Apr 19 2016 | Comments (3)

Our Spring newsletter is out now

You can download the Spring 2016 newsletter here. In this season’s newsletter we’re bringing you more news from across our regions….

Read more... Mar 09 2016 |

Big names join this year’s #VendorWeek guest sell

Now the hustle and bustle of the festive period has settled down and the January sales are coming to an end our towns…

Read more... Feb 01 2016 |

Tell us your #1ThingThisXmas

This Christmas, we’re taking to social media, asking our Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Pinterest and Instagram followers to share the #1ThingThisXmas…

Read more... Dec 06 2015 |

The winter newsletter is out now!

All our wonderful Friends of Big Issue North should receive our newest newsletter in the post or email inbox very…

Read more... Dec 02 2015 | Comments (1)

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