Archive for June, 2007

The Future of Bold Street




On the 26th of June 2007, local filmmaker John Scotland hit the street to find out what the people think lies next ahead for Bold Street in Liverpool. John worked with tenantspin and the team on the Bold Street Project and the film was shown in the Bold Street Exhibition, 2007.

Mind Drift





Film maker Emily Voelker and tenantspin created Mind Drift. The film is a collection of 14 sets of images taken from the point of view of a consumer walking down Liverpool’s Bold Street.

Doris Mercer on Bold Street in the 30s


Doris Mercer worked in cafes on Bold Street in the 1930s. She tells us her stories in this video – a favorite from the Bold Street Project.

Arthur Griffin and the Crooks


The Bold Street project is a collaboration between artists Katie Lips, Michelle Wren and tenantspin. Laura Yates and John McGuirk kept a regular video diary / podcast throughout the project. As they researched the history of the street, what they learnt has been captured forever in the series of video diaries. In this excerpt, John and Laura discuss Arthur Griffin and his band of crooks!

Busker Bill

tenantspin’s John McGuirk talks to Busker Bill of Bold Street, about busking, the street and the city.