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Outside the box bachelorette party activities

It has become almost impossible for a woman to get married these days without a bachelorette party. Some brides crave one last alcohol-fueled unhinged girls’ night out where the bride wears a silly veil and is tasked with completing semi-embarrassing tasks in the to-do list created by her gal pals. Of course, such a night would be deemed incomplete...

Tips for Stepping Up Your Game in Dota 2

With Dota 2 being such a sensation when it comes to MOBA games, a lot of people are trying their best to improve their skills, in order to be able to take over their opponents. But this is easier said than done, considering everyone is trying to reach for the same goal and they make your life as a...

Artists announced for Corn Exchange Newbury’s digital commissions

In response to its temporary closure due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Corn Exchange Newbury invited artists from all disciplines to submit an application to receive one of five digital engagement commissions. The Corn Exchange received applications from a wide range of creative practitioners, including those working in dance, film, theatre, music, poetry, circus and visual arts, and from these selected...

Larmer Tree Festival 2020 cancelled

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Larmer Tree Festival has announced this year’s event will be cancelled. The full statement from the Larmer Tree Team is below: Dear Larmers, It is with a heavy heart that we have reached the difficult decision to cancel Larmer Tree Festival’s 30th Anniversary. We were so looking forward to welcoming you all back to Larmer Tree Gardens...

Life in the time of Corona (Japan style)

Our man in Japan, Bill Hill, has somehow got himself caught up in this coronavirus business (just like the rest of us!). Here's his column about what life is like during a global pandemic in the Land of the Rising Sun. Unfortunately I'm not the late Colombian writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez back from the afterlife, but I AM in the...

Pegasus goes digital during the lockdown with the SPARK Sessions

To keep young people involved and engaged with the arts, Pegasus Theatre in Oxford have commissioned their SPARK artists to help create a digital series of workshops and Q&As. These short sessions are interactive and creatively stimulating - the perfect way to keep your creativity flowing whilst you're at home. Creative Movement Session with Richard Chappell Dance Tues 7 April, 11amGet moving with internationally...

Wychwood Festival postpones until 2021

The festival held at Cheltenham Racecourse was due to take place at the end of May but the organisers have taken the decision to postpone the popular event until next year. Here's their statement: CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) UPDATE Dear Wychwood Family, Due to the ongoing Covid-19 situation, Wychwood Festival will reschedule the 2020 edition to 4th-6th June 2021. This difficult decision has been made following government...

Oxford Playhouse Launches Community Playmaker Initiative, to Encourage People of All Ages to Write Their Own Play

Oxford Playhouse has launched a new creative opportunity, Community Playmaker, inviting the people of Oxfordshire to write a play themselves, with support from the Oxford Playhouse team. Community Playmaker forms an integral part of the Playhouse Plays On: Creativity Continues programme of work, happening whilst the Playhouse is temporarily closed due to the Covid 19 restrictions on public gatherings. Community Playmaker...

Berkshire star Laura Marling announces new album details for release tomorrow

SEVENTH SOLO ALBUM: ‘SONG FOR OUR DAUGHTER’ OUT 10TH APRIL 2020 VIA CHRYSALIS/PARTISAN NEW SINGLE ‘HELD DOWN’ IS STREAMING NOW Laura Marling is very pleased to share details of a new album which finds its release later this week.   ‘Song For Our Daughter’ is released on Friday 10th April via Chrysalis/Partisan. It’s preceded today with the first single, ‘Held Down’. The news was revealed by Laura...

Swindon pop-rock quartet All Ears Avow deliver new single ‘Something’s gone wrong’

Harnessing a wide range of emotions and influences, All Ears Avow have certainly made their mark on the underground rock scene in recent years. Their highly anticipated 2018 EP ‘Skin & Bones’ was released to great praise from audiences and critics alike; receiving a glowing 4K review in Kerrang! Magazine, securing the band mentions in the likes of Rock Sound...
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