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Dry The River to wow the crowds at Tadstock 2015

Tadstock Saturday August 29 Kencot Hill Farm, GL7 3QY www.tadstock.co.uk Set in the heart of the picturesque Cotswolds and uniquely powered by solar energy, Tadstock will take place on Saturday August 29.   Headlining this year’s festivities on the main “Earth Stage” - (built out of the materials its name suggests) are critically acclaimed, British folk-rock band Dry The River.  Having spent the year...

Westons Cider to take centre stage at The Big Feastival

The Westons’ Cider Teepee will be taking centre stage at The Big Feastival this August (28 to 30 August), ensuring there will be cider galore for foodies and music lovers alike. The Big Feastival, hosted by Jamie Oliver and Alex James on the Blur bassist’s Cotswold farm, is a celebration of the hottest music acts and delicious food, courtesy of...

Do Sleeping Tablets and Sleep-Inducing Natural Remedies Actually Work?

Sleep is perhaps the most important of our bodily processes. It allows our muscles, nerves and organs to rest, lets our memories sink in and greatly facilitates in the learning of new information, however for some people a healthy, eight-to-nine hour dose of sleep is often unattainable. Counting sheep, listening to soft music and wearing sleeping masks and ear...

This is… Emmi

This is New Music by Mark Muggeridge Her backstory is that of jobbing songwriter, crafting words and melody for other artists, however Emmi is finally taking her moment in the spotlight, and what a moment it’s going to be. To kick off her career as an artist, Devon via London’s Emmi has given us one of the soulful debuts of...

Elementary, my dear Swindon

Forget your modern day Benedict Cumberbatches or your bombastic Robert Downey Jrs - a very real Sherlock Holmes will be in Swindon this month. The play The Casebook of Sherlock Holmes is coming to the splendor of Lydiard Park on Friday July 31 for a lovely dose of open air theatre. So deer stalkers at the ready and get your thinking...

All Ears Avow – Get In The Game – A review

By Ed Dyer (AKA Gig Monkey) The first thing that strikes you about this album from Swindon band All Ears Avow is how much work has gone into it. The production is sharp, clean and interesting and the songs well-crafted and developed. This features all the usual hallmarks of the band – sweet melodies over crunching riffs and massive beats, but this...

Leader – Landing Light – A review

By Ed Dyer (AKA Gig Monkey) More super slick pop-rock from Witney’s finest. All you ever want and expect from a Leader record is a bunch of songs that make you bop up and down, wave your hands and punch the air. And that is what you get once again here as they present us with four anthemic tracks that are...

Trowbridge Village Pump Folk Festival is go!

Trowbridge Village Pump Folk Festival Friday July 24 to Sunday July 26 www.villagepumpfolkfestival.co.uk With only a few weeks remaining, the organisers of the 4th Edition of the Village Pump Folk Festival, held in White Horse Country Park, are putting the finishing touches to what promises to be the best festival yet. The main stages, club stage and children’s programmes are now complete with...

It’s time for a bit of Sausage Festival!

From Friday July 24 to Saturday July 25, Rockbourne near Salisbury will rock to the sound of sausage. Of course we’re talking Sausage Festival - a non-profit, intimate, friendly festival near Salisbury, firmly based on good music and merriment. Expect heavy usage of sausage-related puns. The line-up is pretty damn good. Have a gander at this little lot.... Line-up: The Talks +...

Riverside Festival comes to Charlbury

Riverside Festival, Charlbury, Oxfordshire 25-26 July 2015 www. riversidefestival.charlbury.com This free family-friendly music festival is found in an idyllic riverside setting in the Cotswolds, with more than 40 acts playing across three stages, rock, indie, jazz, and folk on the main two stages and all sorts on the Riverside Fringe stage. Riverside is one of the most popular events in the Oxfordshire...
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