Five architecturally-challenged village halls are the setting for a roadshow touring the north-west of England in a converted Luton van. Organised by the All Horizons Club, the roadshow will ostensibly question ‘national identity, modernity and citizenship’, but is really a showcase for the most bizarre bunch of artists since The League of Gentlemen: a steam-powered computer, a novella whose plot reads like Barbara Cartland on acid and a mobile cinema designed by Jerki. The tour kicks off in Port Sunlight, Merseyside, and terminates at Aughton, Lancashire. Buy the T-shirt at www.villagehalls.org.
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask