New exhibition Grown Up in Britain: 100 Years of Teenage Kicks shows the spirit of rebellion
The word “teenager” was coined in the 1940s, but this exhibition in Coventry looks back over a century of youth rebellion, style and attitude in a series of powerful images of Britain through the ages.
Coventry Cathedral is the symbol of healing we could all use right now
There’s an uplifting joy in watching gentle documentaries about incredible feats of human endeavour. The TV channels that broadcast them have a value far beyond the financial, writes Big Issue editor Paul McNamee.
Meet Homer: The mannequin putting Big Issue vendors at the heart of Coventry’s City of Culture
Big Issue vendors’ stories and artwork are being brought to Coventry’s celebrations in the form of Homer, a tabard-toting mannequin