Tag Archives: subculture

Could you be in the Museum of Goth?

Now all the celebrations have ended and our hangovers have receded, it’s time to confront reality. 2019 is the fortieth anniversary of many goth origins, and so we must accept that this odd old scene of ours is a legitimate … Continue reading

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Sophie Lancaster Foundation to receive Government Funding

The Department for Communities and Local Government, part of the British Government, has awarded £50,000 to the Sophie Lancaster Foundation. The grant is part of a larger fund given to four groups that have historically faced challenges in reporting and … Continue reading

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‘When They Invent A Darker Colour’: Black Skin versus the Pale Aesthetic

As often as possible, I like to feature guest articles written by people far more qualified in a topic than I. During a discussion on our Facebook page about feminism and the Goth scene, Jacqueline Eccleston mentioned her experiences as … Continue reading

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Sylvia Lancaster at Darkness and Light in Manchester

Days ahead of the eight year anniversary of the murder of Sophie Lancaster, her mother is repeating her plea for the law to classify subculture crimes as an official strand of hate crime. Sylvia Lancaster – whose daughter was murdered … Continue reading

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Manchester Gothic Festival 2014 – Day Two

The decision to hold another installment of the Manchester Gothic festival has been utterly vindicated, no doubt inspired by our glowing coverage last year! Supported by Manchester Metropolitan University’s Humanities in Public project, the festival was broader, with more events … Continue reading

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