Top Story: Laurence’s designer Christmas

Mane attraction

It’s Wolverhampton Grand Theatre’s most famous panto story of all. When the venue staged Robinson Crusoe in 1973/4 it featured four real lions.

Novelty knits

Christmas isn’t just a chance to deck the halls with boughs of holly, no-ho-ho. In this, the season to be jolly, your wardrobe should have at least a sparkle of festive fun too.

It’s sew creative

Helen Dale

The Great British Sewing Bee and Kirstie’s Homemade Home have inspired a whole new generation of sewers and crafters, writes Heather Loat.

Sounds of the 60s

Sharing a bag of chips with John Lennon, driving Bill Haley to the train station and getting advice on how to style their hair from American pop pin-ups The Walker Brothers are just some of the wonderful memories of rock ‘n’ roll bands which emerged on the Wolverhampton music scene in the sixties and seventies, [...]