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The Return of Text Adventure Games

30/12/14

Hannah Lea takes a look at the history of Text Adventure Games and explains how Re-dock will be working with young people in libraries to create ‘an epic saga of the north’ for FACT’s new art commissi…
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Choose the Christmas themed art for our LED Window!

16/12/14

We've teamed up with MCQN Ltd and a group of local artists for some interactive festive artworks on our giant LED window! Created by local technologist Adrian McEwen, PixelCheer features 16 interact…
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What could volunteering do for you?

12/12/14

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…
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Journey up the mountain to Manakamana

11/12/14

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

10/12/14

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…
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An Early Bird review of Birdman

09/12/14

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

08/12/14

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 …
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Take our ‘What type are you’ quiz!

05/12/14

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…
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The end of language as we know it?

04/12/14

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

28/11/14

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…
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