A little way out of Liverpool City Centre, and a short and leafy walk from St Michael’s train station, is the low-key enclave of Lark Lane. Rather beautifully named, this long, straight street gives off a warm and proud sense of community: when we dropped into creative co-op and gift shop Arts Hub the man at the till cheerfully described the area as “our answer to Chorlton”.
With restaurants, antique and gift shops, a Polish salon and an impressive deli all huddled in together, it’s an area well worth exploring.
Because of the ongoing Coronavirus crisis, we are unable to bring you our usual recommendations for things to do in Manchester and the North. Our thoughts at this time are with our readers and with the organisations and businesses who make the North of England a great place to live and visit. We hope you stay well and look forward to sharing more unmissable events and places with you later in the year.
Here’s our guide to supporting organisations in Manchester and the North.
Please note – many of the venues on our site will be closed and events either postponed or cancelled. Please check the venue website for details.