About this issue: Overview
What to see and do in 2022
As we went to press, hopes remained that this coming year would not be as grim for the worlds of arts, culture and sport as the last one was. While Covid decisions remain in the balance, Big Issue North experts look forward to the best gigs, events and books of 2022.
‘People have survived enough’
Working aboard a rescue boat in the Med, Caroline Willeman has a painfully clear view of what the west must do to prevent thousands of migrants dying as they reach for safety.
Trainspotters, literary fans and history buffs are all catered for in these rambles. Roger Ratcliffe does a recce.
News, arts and entertainment, columnist Roger Ratcliffe, highlights from Letter to my Younger Self, crossword, Sudoku and more.