National BBQ Week 2018
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Ah, the English BBQ. In the UK there’s probably only one rule when it comes to having a BBQ. Don’t plan it. The British weather is famously well-known for being absolutely and undeniably unpredictable. So, if you plan with your family and friends to have a BBQ on the upcoming bank holiday, there’s no guarantee that the [Read more…]


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Our favourite Goth Bands
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World Goth Day is here. It’s a day for the gothic subcultures to embrace and show who they really are from the inside, as usually a generic part of their social group shy away from the public eye and feel much more at ease amongst people interested in the same things, like music, clothing, art [Read more…]


Our favourite Goth Icons
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World Goth Day is approaching us. It’s a day for the gothic subcultures to embrace and show who they really are from the inside, as usually a generic part of their social group shy away from the public eye and feel much more at ease amongst people interested in the same things, like music, clothing, [Read more…]


The Anti-Joy of Goth
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The 22nd of May 2018 is World Goth Day. Not a celebration of the blonde-tressed hunks that invaded 5th Century Europe, but of a British sub-culture that fled the mosh pits of the 1980s. World Goth Day is when we devote some headspace to a creative and wholesome side of our national identity… and it [Read more…]


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Goth Events
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World Goth Day is approaching us. It’s a day for the gothic subcultures to embrace and show who they really are from the inside, as usually a generic part of their social group shy away from the public eye. Events all over the world will be hosted with one thing in common, the grungy, dark [Read more…]


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Music Festivals 2018
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All hail festival season. From house music to rock’n’roll, pop music to grime, r&b to funk. There’s nothing quite like it. If there could be a rule which everyone in their early 20’s should do, it’s no doubt experience a music festival. Not only does it reassure your faith in humanity but it might just change [Read more…]


Pick Your Little Mix
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You will probably have heard of Little Mix… if not how is that even possible? The iconic British girl band was formed in 2011 when Jade Thirlwall, Perrie Edwards, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jesy Nelson met after their X-Factor solo auditions. None of the girls made it past boot camp but in the end that didn’t [Read more…]


The Spark Festival
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The Spark Festival The Spark Festival was founded in 2003 and is the largest children’s art festival in England and Wales. It takes place annually in Leicester every May and brings the very best of theatre, music, dance, visual arts, and digital media to young people ages 0-13 years. The festival is run by a [Read more…]


St Georges Day is upon us, and so, its time to celebrate our patron saint of England. Leicester will be hosting its annual family-friendly fun festival on Orton Square in the Cultural Quarter. Saturday promises to be an action-packed array of entertaining activities including a dragon hunt, parades, fancy dress, to name but a few. [Read more…]