A new book by Gareth E. Rees, out on September 17th, 2020, published by Elliott & Thompson. There is a …
Artist Matt Healy’s evocative series of paintings explores the materials and mythologies of Britain’s industrial edgelands
Under Sheffield: A Subterranean Mystery
Deeana Voilet goes deep into a folkloric subterranean world beneath the city of Sheffield which is more real than you might at first imagine.
Traffic Reports from Dark Roundabouts, Deadly Roads & Stone Age Service Stations
A series of films about traffic black spots that have seeped into the national consciousness.
The Business Park in the Marsh: Post-Brexit Wanders in Grimsby’s Europarc
Gareth E. Rees meets artist Marc Renshaw for a walk through the a business park in the edgelands of Grimsby, in which they are haunted by the spectre of potential economic disasters to come.
Bare Knuckles, White Ladies and Martyred Rebels: The Mythic Townscape of Merthyr Tydfil
Gareth E. Rees finds the ghosts of lost industry haunting the streets in a Welsh town.
As the Crow Flies: Cross City Walks in Birmingham
1. Take a map of a city 2. Draw a straight line from one side of the city to the …
A Walk into the Dark Side: A New Map of Occult London
“Within the city exists a shadow world of druids, mystics, magicians and witches.” Occult London: A Guide to the Highly …
The Supermarket Car Park Fugue
On The London Ear show on Resonance FM, Unofficial Britain’s editor Gareth E. Rees reads from his new book Car …
Fat Balls & A Lost Wedding Ring at a Sheffield Retail Park
Author of Car Park Life, Gareth E. Rees, recounts the sorry tale of his trip to a retail park in Sheffield in which he encounters the Mad Hatter, fat balls, riverside poetry and loses his wedding ring.
Jazz Odyssey Reveals The Secret Life of the Car Park
WORDS: Gareth E. Rees MUSIC: Simon&thePope with Gareth E. Rees FILM: Martin Fuller PHOTO: Jeff Pitcher ‘It is Morrisons that …
Absurdities and Synchronicities: A Postman’s View of the Everyday
WORDS: Gareth E. Rees reviewing Round About Town, by Kevin Boniface, Uniformbooks 2018 LOCATION: Huddersfield, West Yorkshire IMAGES: Kevin Boniface from Round …