Year: 2020

Painting of Spragg, Old Canal Bridge, Salwarpe, Worcestershire, 1898

Museums Worcestershire reopens its doors to visitors

Following new government guidance Museums Worcestershire has now re-opened The Commandery, Worcester City Art Gallery & Museum and The County Museum at Hartlebury Castle. The museums are following government safety advice with measures in place to keep visitors and staff […]

Mutante II by Mutante

Mutante II by Mutante – Album Review

it’s difficult to know where things can go next with electronic music, but Mutante seem to know. From the experimental 70s of Eno, Kraftwerk, and Tangerine; via the the pop-centric 80s of Depeche, Cabaret, and YMO; to the rave and […]

Ali Clinton - Versions - EP

Ali Clinton – Versions – EP Review

The way I see it, there’s two ways to do a cover version of a song.  One is to try and copy the original as faithfully as possible – paying tribute to why you liked it in the first place.  […]

Painting of a Harbour Scene by Susan Birth

Art Ideas for children – and adults too!

Worcester artist Susan Birth has created a series of fun ‘Art Ideas’ to inspire children to get creative during the lockdown and over the summer holidays too. Each Art Idea is a set of easy-to-follow steps with accompanying images, using […]

WAW creative writing course

Write Your Story, Paint Your Masterpiece!

Join in with Worcester Arts Workshop’s online courses Worcester Arts Workshop is bringing a burst of creativity directly to your screens.  Following the success of the first set of online courses, there is a new series of workshops running throughout […]

Bio Building - Instagram Live workshop with Jamila Walker

Bio Building – Instagram Live workshop with Jamila Walker

Bio Building – Instagram Live workshopWhen: Saturday 4 July, 2pmFinish Time : 3pmWhere: Instagram Live @meadowarts Join artist Jamila Walker as she guides you through a fun, imaginative, family art workshop that focuses on the combination of nature and man-made […]

to have and to hold records shop

To Have and to Hold Records – Opening

After growing up on our estate in the late 70s, it is funny what you recall, for me it is one kid’s obsession with music that sticks in my mind. Locked away in his bedroom, he fashioned out of a […]

The Strays Freakshow Cover

The Strays – Freakshow – Single Review

What I want from a pop single is a short sharp, energetic whoomph of energy, and that’s exactly what you get from Freakshow by The Strays. Uncomplicated and enthusiastic it’s a fish finger sandwich or a nice slice of cake; […]