Month: August 2020

Old photo of the front of the Gaumount stage

A City with a passion for theatre stretching back Centuries

The City of Worcester is an extremely special place. It is famous for its Sauce, the fine Bone China and even its magnificent Medieval Cathedral. The City is also passionate about theatre and entertainment too. If you take a look […]

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Bandstand in a Bubble – Artist Callout

Wychavon District Council are looking to commission a number of performers who are available to perform during the day in one of the bandstands in Droitwich, Evesham and Pershore. The performances will be during the day on the 12th, 19th and 26th September. […]

Photo cover for Amalia, You Said - Single

Amalia – You Said – Single Review

For a debut single, you need to be bold and make a statement, and that’s exactly what Birmingham singer-songwriter Amalia has done. ‘You Said’ is bathed in neo-soul sensibilities and showcases a powerful voice. Radiating a soulful performance throughout her […]

Cover of Hipflask Virgins Isolation Shitness EP

Hipflask Virgins – Isolation Shitbox – EP Review

Worcester rock duo Hipflask Virgins’ debut EP opens with a fuzzed-out guitar riff reminiscent of Nirvana’s “School”, which the Virgins have covered on the city’s live circuit for a while now. Hipflask Virgins have built a well-deserved reputation on the […]

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Discover Worcestershire Open Studios online

This year art lovers and explorers can meet Worcestershire’s talented artists, browse their work and learn more about them without having to leave their homes. Instead of inviting visitors into artists’ studios and homes over the August bank holiday weekend, […]

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Redditch’ Retro Record Shop Bids Adios to Headless Cross

After 5 ½ years trading on Birchfield Road, a popular record shop, Vintage Trax, is moving back to Redditch town centre. The shop, run by Ros Sidaway and her sister Teresa Whiting, originally started out with two pop-up shops in […]

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Sleuth – First To Leave, Last To Go – Single Review

Chris Taylor-Ashcroft has produced a string of luscious indie pop gems over the past few years. A talented singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist with an evolving band of highly accomplished musicians, the latest offering under his ‘Sleuth’ moniker continues in a similarly impressive manner. […]

CD cover of What You Deserve by Meg Shaw

What You Deserve by Meg Shaw – Single Review

Singer-songwriter Meg Shaw has been turning a few heads with her infectious music for a number of years. Worcestershire born, and now entering her final year of study at the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts (LIPA), the world is in […]

CD cover of Liar by The Earnest Spears

Liar by The Ernest Spears – Single Review

The Earnest Spears have well and truly made a name for themselves across the punk scene in the midlands over the past year. From playing a number of sold-out shows across Worcester and Birmingham to supporting the likes of Press […]