Month: June 2021

Album cover for Hypercolour Youth by Maxwell Avenue

Hypercolour Youth by Maxwell Avenue

Pop/Punk band Maxwell Avenue from Birmingham released their album “Hypercolour Youth” on Friday 20th June. The opening track “The Ballad of Valentin” starts with a gentle lullaby but soon picks up into an addictive , jolly chanting march of a […]

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Gig Review: Uncover – Reunited at Drummonds, Worcester

Bryony Williams, Max Stockin, Emma Howett, Sunday 20th June The finale show of “Reunited“, a run of gigs hosted by Uncover and taking place at Drummonds was a trio of local acts, Emma Howett, Max Stockin and Bryony Williams with […]

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Lavish Living: Worcestershire in the 1950s

New permanent exhibition at Worcestershire County Museum Museum at Hartlebury Castle invites visitors to take a nostalgic look at life in the 1950s. The exhibition officially opens from 4 July 2021. Lavish Living allows visitors to step back into the […]

Cultivate@Courtyard Visual Arts Exhibition open to the public

Cultivate@Courtyard is The Courtyard’s annual visual arts project for young artists aged 16 – 25. Each year, local young artists submit a technically accomplished and resolved piece of work for assessment. The artists are then shortlisted by a panel of […]

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Laugh out Loud Comedy Club

The Swan Theatre, Worcester – Saturday 19th June 2021 I had the conversation a few times in the lead up to this night of comedy. Although, once we had arrived in the foyer we needn’t have worried about such fears. […]

Album cover for Modernism by Pink Drone

Modernism by Pink Drone (John Rose) – an album review

This is Modernism with more than a nod to the past. If the DC comic book artists’ had smoked crystal meth this is the monochrome version of modernism we would have discovered.  John Rose – the one man art movement […]

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Flam and Flange discuss “Pete Sounds”

“Pete Sounds” by Peter Richard Adams Welcome to the first Flam and Flange review for SLAP. We record the review live as part of our podcast and then write it up here so everyone gets the best (or worst) of […]

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Nozstock 2021 postponed

The 21st edition of Nozstock The Hidden Valley will now be postponed and take place between the 21st and 24th July 2022. This has been an incredibly difficult and challenging period for the Nosworthy family and everyone involved at the […]