Month: January 2021

Single cover for One Day by Max Stockin

One Day by Max Stockin – Single Review

Back at the start of 2020, right back in January, Coronavirus was something we were only hearing about on the news, SLAP Magazine were still printing physical copies of their awesome magazine and Max Stockin was releasing his first solo […]

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Out With The Old by Second Cities – EP Review

Hands up who thinks January 2021 has been the longest month ever? Need some relief to break the monotony? The wait is over.Friday 29th January sees the release of “Out With The Old”, the much anticipated 5 track EP from […]

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The Second Wave by Jonny Melodic – Album Review

Returning from collecting the bins just now I waved routinely to a neighbour and he returned it with a pantomime worthy response. This imposed lockdown has affected so many… The Second Wave is Jonny Melodic’s creative response to a predicament, […]

Album cover of Fluxus by Pink-Drone

Fluxus by Pink Drone – Album Review

For those who know their art history, the album’s title Fluxus – yes, I had to research the name and art movement – highlights the knowing erudition of John Rose aka Pink Drone. The idea of a constant “flow” of […]

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Alone by Up The Bug – Single Review

Up The Bug formed back in 2019, and when times allowed, they travelled all over England and Europe spreading their mixed genre music far and wide, “without a fuck to spare, nor a shit to give”. With 2020 becoming the […]

Photo of HCDF 2017 and The Phoenix Theatre production of David Pollard’s play Can Malone Die?

The show must go on say drama festival organisers

Organisers of the Hereford County Drama Festival (HCDF) still aim to go ahead this May, despite the challenges set by the coronavirus pandemic. “The Covid-19 outbreak led to the annual events cancellation in 2020. However it is our intention that […]

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Kind knitters answer hospice’s call in lockdown

Organisers of the city’s summer elephant trail are thanking county knitters and stitchers for casting on for hospice care in lockdown. Worcester’s Big Parade, a Wild in Art event brought to the city by St Richard’s Hospice, has been encouraging […]

The Top Dog Film Festival

Calling all dog lovers!

The Top Dog Film Festival is bounding into the UK with its first ever virtual events this December and January. The Top Dog Film Festival features a collection of heart-warming films celebrating the incredible bond between dogs and their human […]

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Global communications agency backs Worcester’s giant art project

Worcestershire-based global creative communications agency, DRPG, is the latest local company to partner in next summer’s elephant parade being brought to the city by St Richard’s Hospice. The Hartlebury-based company, which also played a key role in the hospice’s giraffe […]

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Calling out for young Herefordshire artists

The Courtyard are offering an opportunity for three emerging visual artists aged 16–25 with a link to Herefordshire to take part in it’s latest visual arts project, Cultivate@Courtyard.  Courtyard Associate Director, David Durant says “We’re delighted to be opening up […]