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Remembering Jez Cole

After the passing of Jez Cole, known for running the Worcester School of Rock and Performance (or WSRP) for over a decade and for his musicianship in various local bands over more than twenty years, SLAP pays tribute to his […]

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Christmas Theatre for Hereford and Worcester

West End cast brings joy to Worcester with festive family show This December, Worcester’s Swan Theatre welcomes ‘Santa’s Christmas Party’, a fun Christmas show for all the family to enjoy. Featuring a full West End Cast of performers from Kinky […]

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Gin Lane on the streets…

Gin Lane on the streets brings some of the best elements of the debauched Victorian alley installation usually found at Worcester Victorian Fair and throws them out for your pleasure!

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“Fed up” and “itching to play”

Inside scoop from Dead Dad’s Club, Skewwhiff, Glitch and Will KilleenWith Lucy Horwood Cancelled gigs, repeated pub closures and no clear sign of how things are looking for 2021. But has it all been bad and how have our much-loved […]

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Brand New Theatre Outreach Project

Brand New Theatre Outreach Project Launched To Reduce Isolation This Winter Worcester Live is launching a new online community outreach project this month with the aim of reducing isolation for those who have limited access to the Arts. Culture Call […]

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Carnival Records Malvern’s greatest cultural hub…

Bozza meets Chris from Carnival Records, Malvern Back in the day, I could actually smell my way to an independant record shop. I’d arrive in an unfamiliar town, skip past Boots, try my luck down an alley, and the scent […]

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Memories Of The Market Tavern, Kidderminster

Cattle & HumUnderground Music From The Kidderminster Market Tavern 1990 – 1996 Thanks to a brilliant and innovative young promoter called Mark Badgeman the Kidderminster Market Tavern for the first half of the 1990s was one of the West Midlands’ […]