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What could volunteering do for you?

Hannah Lea discusses what volunteering can do for young people, talking about her own experience and her time spent supporting a new art project happening across the North West.   March 2014 sa… Read on >

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Journey up the mountain to Manakamana

In a unique cinematic experiment, Manakamana takes you on a journey up a Nepalese mountain with pilgrims heading towards an iconic Hindu temple High above Nepal, cable cars transport visitors to an … Read on >

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Christmas at FACT: It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

This December, Picturehouse at FACT are screening nine of the best festive films ever made including Frozen, Die Hard and Elf!  We LOVE Christmas at FACT and for 2014's festive season we've got a ho… Read on >

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An Early Bird review of Birdman

Contributor Alex Hannah was amongst the lucky few to see Birdman at it's UK premiere last month. Check out what he thought of it here!  As I am writing this review, my mind drifts to imagine what wo… Read on >

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Type Motion merchandise now available online - just in time for Christmas!

Acclaimed Liverpool design agency Smiling Wolf tell us about their designs for selection of merchandise including T-Shirts, Tote Bags and Posters. Smiling Wolf’s Michael Walsh describes the concept … Read on >

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Take our ‘What type are you’ quiz!

Take our new quiz to discover what font best represents your personality! To celebrate our current exhibition, Type Motion, we’ve created a new quiz to help you discover your ideal font. Are you a Gar… Read on >

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The end of language as we know it?

Jamie McKittrick looks to the future of language, typography and design.  These are words. If you are reading this it is because you have been taught to recognise that letters, when strung into cert… Read on >

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Why you should vote for FACT in the UK Blog Awards!

We take you behind the scenes of the FACT Blog, which with your help could become an award-winning one!  The UK Blog Awards are the only awards that recognise a multitude of individuals and organisa… Read on >

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Looking at 2001: A Space Odyssey As It Makes A Return Mission To Cinemas During The BFI Sci-Fi Season

Sarah Jayne Alexander delves into Kubrick's Sci-Fi classic, 2001: A Space Odyssey, which returns to the big screen from 28 November. In 1968, a sci-fi extravaganza hit cinemas worldwide, opening up … Read on >

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