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Artist Spotlight: Dan O'Dempsey at Hangar Matchworks
When Ged wanted something to adorn the walls of his newest venue, Hangar Liverpool Matchworks, he turned to Dan O'Dempsey, who in turn took inspiration from one of the homes of UK climbing.
Learn more about the Matchworks murals in Dan's own words.
Ahead of the launch of Hangar Liverpool Matchworks, and the reopening of our Plymouth site, on Saturday 25 July, Hangar Head Coach Oz wants everybody to get back on the wall as safely as possible. Check out half a dozen tips for preventing injuries when getting back into climbing.
After the small matter of a global pandemic, The Climbing Hangar is back… but we’ve made a few changes for safety and hygiene reasons.
TCH Liverpool Matchworks and TCH Plymouth will lead the way by reopening on Saturday 25 July 2020.
TCH London follows on Saturday 1 August 2020.
Here’s everything you need to know...
DKs favourite places to climb near(ish) our centres
Until the time comes that we can get back on the road and once again get a hold of our favourite rocks, the best we can do is reminisce on our favourite crags and plan our future climbing excursions.
Here's DK with a run down of his top places to pull on, within a short drive of each of our centres.
Height and Heightened Focus: The Highball Mentality
In this original article, Jamie Taylor from DailyClimbing.com talks about the physical and mental requirements of climbing and how they're multiplied in highballing.
He talks about how the elite are successful, not by having zero fear, but by managing the fear that they have, through mountains of preparation.
We see community as not just our crew and customers, but the cities and networks in which we work and live. COVID-19 is everyone’s problem and like staying at home, rainbows in windows and clapping our NHS, sharing expertise is another way we can help each other.
So our Chief Financial Officer Hannah Heywood is back with some advice for small businesses at this very difficult time.
We're all coming to terms with with a new way of life in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. But that does not simply mean sitting at home. In many instances it also involves dealing with a reduced income.
With that in mind, our Chief Financial Officer Hannah Heywood has drawn up a few tips on managing your personal spends.
Hangar Gift Cards: Do something good, get something back
Are you looking for ways to support your Hangar community, whilst our sites are temporarily closed?
Why not purchase a gift card which can be redeemed when we once again open the doors to your local centre?