Now that we’ve all gone into food-related hibernation for the winter (ain’t nobody going to be seeing those summer bodies now), it’s time to stock up on the comfort foods and big tins of chocolates that get passed around all Christmas. But no matter which brand of chocolates it is, there’s always the sad, left [Read more…]

Leicester Beer Week – What’s On & Where!

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I hope you’re all as excited as I am about the upcoming Leicester Beer Week. Don’t fret, it’s only another few days to wait, and wow, are there some exciting events planned for it. So make sure you are in Leicester from 20th to 30th September, with cash in your pockets and wearing your drinking [Read more…]

Discover Leicesters History with Heritage Sundays

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On the last Sunday of every month, you can discover the in-depth and wonderful History of Leicester with Heritage Sundays. The exhibitions and tours feature a wide range of works from current and past students, including details of the medieval times in the East Midlands. The next running event is on 24th August and you [Read more…]

The New Walk Museum and Art Gallery are hosting their first Star Wars Exhibition with some of the UK’s finest collections of original Star Wars toys and posters, and it’s out of this galaxy! The Star Wars series was, and still is, a cultural phenomenon. It first appeared back in 1977 and captured millions of [Read more…]

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…]

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…]

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…]