It was the early 1960s when photojournalist John Bulmer set out to document life in the bleak industrial centres of the north of England. A pioneer of colour photography, Bulmer captured the north it in all its variety and beauty.
Café Royal Books (founded 2005) is an independent publisher based in Southport, England. Originally set up as a way to disseminate art, in multiple, affordably, quickly, and internationally while not relying on 'the gallery'. Café Royal Books publishes artist's books and zines as well as a weekly series of photobook/zines. The photographic publications are part of a long ongoing series, generally working with photographers and their archives, to publish work, which usually falls into 1970–2000 UK documentary / reportage.