Issue 1327

02 Mar 2020
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About this issue: Overview

Taking flight
House of Wingz started as a dance school before evolving into a hothouse for all kinds of urban culture. Antonia Charlesworth speaks to the budding grime stars, break dancers and graffiti artists who are flourishing in a studio in Blackpool. Photos and cover: Claire Griffiths.

Nine lives, one planet
Should we be sending each other fewer cat videos to combat climate change? Umberto Bacchi gives a meter reading for the energy used by computing.

Continental drift
Artists originating from mainland Europe are celebrating their birthday in Manchester, reports Kevin Gopal.


News, arts and entertainment, Steve McQueen’s letter to his younger self, crossword, Sudoku and more.