The Merseysider magazine Issue 5 (2014)

The 2014 print edition of The Merseysider magazine is now on sale. It can be purchased post free directly from us for £2.50 (simply click HERE), or from many local retailers (see list below). It has a tremendous variety of local interest articles and features, including: Ken Dodd interview; West Derby village; Billy Fury; Hoylake; Mark Lewisohn on the first volume in his definitive Beatles biography; the World Cup experiences of Merseyside footballers; Wilfred Owen – the Great War poet’s Birkenhead years; Boston – ‘America’s Liverpool’; Paul Morley on his new book on the North; the Nemesis – the legendary Chinese Opium War exploits of this Birkenhead-built ship; Paul Du Noyer on editing Q and Mojo magazines, and his new book on Liverpool band Deaf School; fascinating Sixties photos of streets around Liverpool University before they were redeveloped; crime writer Ann Cleeves (creator of TV’s Vera) on her years living on Hilbre Island; an exploration of the classic poem The Sands of Dee; the Minerva association of women’s clubs; how the HaRoyal Hospital’s Haematology Unit is using art in its work; a short story; Knowsley Safari Park. And more!

These are some of the retailers who stock the magazine: branches of Waterstones; News From Nowhere (Bold St, Liverpool); Linghams bookshop (Heswall); Pritchards bookshop (Crosby); Literally bookshop (New Brighton); the Tate, Liverpool; Walker Gallery, Liverpool; Rennies Art Shop (Bold St, Liverpool); selected local newsagents.