I can't emphasise how important it is for local artists to get your support, whether it be through buying their work, spreading their name online, or telling your friends and family about the art you've seen. The more you support them, the more art they can make. Not only do their creations make great household decorations, but they serve as wonderful presents too. Take a look and find out what you can get your hands on!Read More
BA (Hons) English Literature
Being on an English Literature course, it can be difficult to find outlets for practical creativity. I mean, sure, the whole course is relatively creative, but with online submissions there’s little room for presenting your work as a piece of physical art.
Enrolling in a Contemporary Poetry module for my final semester of my final year, the fantastic module leader Ben Smith organised some letterpress workshops for students to get stuck into. I wasn’t sure what to expect, but I was hugely engrossed by the whole process!Read More
Living as a student can be a difficult task at times – making your pennies stretch can be a mammoth chore which, let’s face it, rarely accounts for periods of ‘treat yourself’. Don’t worry, however, as it is possible to make some incredible food on a shoestring budget, and I’m here to share my favourite recipe for chilli!Read More
When you start university, life is more often than not a whirlwind of parties, socials, and excitement. You’re in a brand new place, surrounded by brand new people – what’s not to love!? Well, fast forward three years, and it feels like you pay the ultimate price: the dissertation. It can quickly become the scariest concept known to the degree-educated person – all those words, all that weighting! What if I completely screw up the whole thing?Read More