13 November 2019

Nahem Shoa: Black Presence – A Review

What’s on my mind? This. After several delays I was today able to view Nahem Shoa’s ”Black Presence” exhibition at The Atkinson in Southport. This is monumentally fine art. Even the best reproductions didn’t prepare…

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13 November 2019

Jeremiah Horrocks

Amongst the many historic Liverpool “firsts” listed on the towering wall in the city’s Central Library are the words “Transit of Venus”. Behind these three words lies the story of a young…

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25 October 2019

Flight Lieutenant Henry Falls-Hand – A Local Hero

Local man Henry Falls Hand owned Nursery Products a fruit and vegetable shop based in Ainsdale. How many of his customers knew of the extraordinary life Henry had led? Henry was an…

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9 October 2019

Nahem Shoa: Black Presence by Stephen Whittle

Most British museums and art galleries have very few paintings of black people and even fewer by black artists. The recent donation of Nahem Shoa’s portraits of black and mixed-race sitters to…

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