The Caught by the River Social Club: January

11 December 2017 // Events

Here follows the details of our first CBTR Social Club of 2018. A celebration of Liverpool’s mighty river and that which straddles it, Caught by the River Mersey will take place at The Social, Little Portland Street, on Wednesday 17 January. The programme features: A rare screening of You’ll Never Walk Alone, the cult Liverpool-centric […]

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Uniformannual

10 December 2017 // Books

Just published… Tapping into some idea of what an annual might be, or at least look like, this new book is a hardback with printed paper over boards, and uncoated stock. The contributions are from some of the writers, artists, and researchers that Uniform have worked with, or are currently working with, on books and […]

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The Unexpected Truth About Animals

10 December 2017 // Books

An eel-centric extract from Lucy Cooke’s The Unexpected Truth About Animals, published by Doubleday and out now. Genus Anguilla There is no animal concerning whose origin and existence there is such a number of false beliefs and ridiculous fables. Leopold Jacoby, ‘The Eel Question’, 1879   * Aristotle was troubled by eels. No matter how […]

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Every Wounded Soul: a poem by Nick Power

9 December 2017 // Poetry

Every wounded soul all the pulled-apart nerves and knotted guts hearts that are heavy as a hundred-ton feelings that coalesce in some boiler-room immersion tank of the spirit

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The Clanking Halliards

9 December 2017 // Miscellany

Cally Callomon sails the Norfolk Broads on a pleasantly outdated craft “There’s someone you really must meet,” said my chum Don “over dinner tomorrow night, you’ll get on so well”. Sure enough I did meet the fellow and he was wearing the exact same Old Town suit as I was. Old Town was, back then, […]

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