Month: July 2020

Video screen shoot of Second Cities Love-and War video

Love and War by Second Cities – Single Review

My admiration for bands that have continued to produce new music throughout a period of uncertainty and downright difficult times , continues to grow. Second Cities are back at it again with new single “Love and War”. Their previous lockdown […]

EP cover of Chemistry by Sean Jeffery

Chemistry by Sean Jeffery – EP Review

Sean Jeffery is a singer/songwriter from Worcester, who has been writing songs for most of his life. Spurred on after borrowing a friends Yamaha synthesiser in the 1980s , Sean began writing music which eventually led to learning to play […]

Darla Jade - Two of You - Single cover

Darla Jade – Two of You – Single Review

Midlands based electro-pop artist Darla Jade is clearly stating she’s an artist to watch as each release goes by. With just under 30,000 streams on Spotify, Darla’s a force to be reckoned with in the electro-pop world. Generating an exceptional […]

Joe Wheldon playing guitar at a gig

Joe Wheldon – Live Review

Joe Wheldon live at The Fox and Hounds, Bredon – 18th July 2020 There was something quintessentially English about this open-air gig, I couldn’t quite put my finger on, in this rural part of Worcestershire, at The Fox and Hounds, […]

Photo of Roger Ricketts

Redditch based artist reaching out

Roger Ricketts is a visual artist based in Redditch who plays with colour and watery themes to create textural pieces of work . Born in Wolverhampton in 1947, his love of art started from childhood, experimenting with colour and shading. […]

Koala Theatre

Theatre of Stuff – Instagram Live Workshop

FREE. Saturday 1 August, 2-3 pm Join Meadow Arts and Kay Mullett for a fun and fantastical, free workshop about ‘Stuff’ inspired by artist Laura White, who created a new piece of work, White Mud, for Meadow Arts 2018-19 exhibition […]

Printed flyer for Nozstock at home

Nozstock The Hidden Valley – 16 hour online event

With the global festival season thrown into disarray, it has been hard to know where to find a semblance of normality in the last few months. During a deeply difficult and challenging time, a traditional source of escapism, festivals, have […]

Photo of Nigel Kent

An Online Conversation with Nigel Kent

Nigel Kent is a poet living in rural Worcestershire who has been shortlisted for several national competitions, and nominated for the Pushcart Prize. His poetry has been published by Hedgehog Poetry Press, Dempsey and Windle, Paper Swan Press, Emma’s Attic […]

Max Stockins – Confess - Single Cover

Max Stockin – Confess – Single Review

Its 2020, you can be forgiven for resting on your laurels, taking things slow and ultimately getting stuck in a bit of a rut. Or you can take a leaf out of Max Stockins book, and just keep going. On […]