One of the most startling and unusual tributes to the war can be found in my local parish church, St Mary’s in Swaffham Prior. These stained-glass windows illustrate something unique: a remembrance of the war as it was.
Evans’ works have been of equal significance to both his own and subsequent eras, shown by the multiplicity of artists and photographers that have been inspired by his take on the ‘documentary tradition’ of photography.
On the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War, Peter Jackson produces what could be one of the most technologically advanced tributes.
If you fancy exploring Durham’s independent bookshop scene, a good place to start would be a small step off Saddler street to an antiquated venue with an abundance of charm – The People’s Bookshop.
Whilst I’m sure Christmas is the festivity on everyone’s mind, this event took the opportunity to explore North Eastern and Scottish ways of celebrating the dead before the advent of modern Halloween.
Halloween films are best when they are cult classics; it’s a day meant for suspending your belief in reality, with cartoonish colour palettes and ridiculous CGI taking the screen without the risk of being critiqued too seriously.