Hopes, dreams and nightmares at Central Library

A vintage, four-legged stereo system stands on a small stage in Central Library’s performance space. The audience gathered around it are invited to tune into late-night talk radio show Dream FM, whose presenter asks a deceptively simple question: “Where do you drift behind closed eyes?” Since August, residents from across Greater Manchester have been leaving…

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Photographer Sharon Latham on touring the world and her Bolton roots

“I used to go to open mic nights and photograph everything that was going on,” Sharon Latham says of her early career. “I got known around Liverpool as that woman with the camera.” These days, she is better known for covering stadium touring bands like the Foo Fighters and Bruce Springsteen. I caught up with…

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