Best Skate Sections Ever


After having a conversation about skateboarding with some youths that came into the shop recently I was shocked to learn what videos/skaters seem to get them hyped. Further more it was upsetting to hear that they hadn’t even heard of some of the videos that I had growing up. Got pretty emotional to hear one […]


Seb Batty Welcome To The Black Sheep


  This may not be Manchester’s best kept secret but what are you going to do when Seb’s out skating every single day in and around the city rocking Black Sheep this and that. Also we’ve held back this edit thinking it’d be dope to do a little interview to introduce Seb properly as he’s […]


It’s Too Early! Pre Festive Rant!


I’ve worked in the retail game quite a lot over the years, and I know that your big chains and companies  start preparing for Christmas quite early. In fact in my old work we used to have our ‘Christmas’ meeting at the end of August! Now I’m all for being prepared and that, but that’s […]


Emerica Skate Shoes

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Emerica doesn’t get the recognition it deserves. Started in 1996 this company has done so much for skateboarding and I feel like other companies are pushing real skate brands out of skateboarding which is bullshit. Emerica have been on point with every aspect of the company. Producing some of skateboarding’s finest video’s, designing the best […]


Etnies x Plan B


  Etnies and Plan B have had ties since the early 90s. They have once again joined forces to release a series of shoes for you guys to get your hands on. The first of 3 they have decided to go with are the Scout’s. If you’ve not already seen or more importantly held them […]


Oververt Shop Premiere


Keep Friday the 7th of November free as we at The Black Sheep Store will be having Enjoi’s newest video ‘Oververt’ premiered in our city center store. It will be starting at around 5.30 so feel free to come and join us to watch skateboarding’s newest full length DVD. Enjoi has been producing some fine skateboards since […]


Rybo Top Fives


Black Sheep filmer, Pumf dogger ,beard repper ,snap chat enthusiast and instagram killer , Rybo has recently joined us as a full memeber of the retail team here at the Black Sheep. Here are a list of his top fives so you can get to find out a little more about this raw wiganer!   […]




This Saturday (November 1st) Huf and Thunder trucks have joined forces and are releasing the collaboration of the year. Huf seem to be partnering with companies a lot  recently but this one has to be the one I’m most excited about. Thunder has been around for some years now starting in 1986, gathering a team […]


Eddie Belvedere Footage and Interview


    Obviously the following interview was going to lead to just pure abuse on Eddie’s behalf. We do actually love Edward but we’ve always been drawn to giving him absolute hell for our own selfish/childish amusement. Now with him residing in Cornwall where he’s pretending at being a ‘mature student’ we don’t often get […]