miscellaneous News

Holly Stoppit announces her new Mindful Play season

Holly Stoppit announces her new Mindful Play season
Wednesday, 24 January 2018

Renowned clown teacher & dramatherapist Holly Stoppit will be running a series of Mindful Play sessions, exploring play & its benefits.Think mini TED-talk followed by playtime for grown ups & youre on the right lines.…

Proms in the Park & Parklife

Proms in the Park & Parklife

Proms in the Park; Aylesburys very own answer to the Last Night of the Proms. The celebrations of our Parklife weekend will continue with Parklife …

Wednesday, 20 August 2014

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Portmeirion No6 Festival announces line-up

Portmeirion No6 Festival announces line-up

Voted the best newcomer festival last year at the Festival Awards, Portmeirion No.6 Festival has announced it's headlining acts for 2013. With the Manic Street Preachers topping the bill.

Friday, 22 March 2013
Stooshe delay album until March 2013

Stooshe delay album until March 2013

R&B girl band Stooshe have apologised on their official website for the delay in releasing their new album. This news comes when the band members Courtney Rumbold, Alexandra Buggs and Karis Anderson are due to hit the road before Christmas.

Wednesday, 21 November 2012
Wembley stadium gig

Wembley stadium gig's Twitter teases

London's iconic Wembley Stadium have been using Twitter to tease music fans about who will be playing at the stadium in 2013. Monday saw the venue name The Killers as one of the bands playing on 22 June 2013. Another announcement will be made by the end of the month.

Wednesday, 14 November 2012
Dad

Dad's Army actor Clive Dunn dies aged 92

Best know for his role as Lance-Corporal Jack Jones, actor and author Clive Dunn has died at the age of 92 in Portugal following complications from an operation earlier this week, leaving his wife and two daughters.

Wednesday, 07 November 2012
Exploratory music festival on South Bank

Exploratory music festival on South Bank

Ether is the Southbank Centre's festival which is a yearly celebration of all things Music, Art, Technology, Innovation and Cross-Arts Experimentation, and will be coming to London's South Bank Centre this month.

Thursday, 11 October 2012
Fresh snow covers much of Britain

Fresh snow covers much of Britain

Fresh snow has settled on many parts of Britain over the last 48 hours, as residents brace for long cold spell.

Saturday, 11 February 2012
Life

Life's a rollercoaster

For one Norfolk man, life really is a rollercoaster, having been on 867 rollercoasters worldwide and causing quite a buzz on the internet.

Friday, 13 January 2012
Cheetah seized at Heathrow

Cheetah seized at Heathrow

Border officials have stopped a cheetah at London's Heathrow airport due to raising suspicions concerning the animal's absent identity microchip.

Thursday, 12 January 2012
Miranda Hart tipped for comedy awards

Miranda Hart tipped for comedy awards

Comedian Miranda Hart leads the British Comedy Awards nominations, nominated for four awards this year including the People's choice for the king or queen of comedy award once more.

Monday, 12 December 2011
Weekly event news roundup

Weekly event news roundup

As Halloween and Guy Fawkes nights become a fading memory, Christmas is now in our thoughts as we prepare to head towards the festive period. But let's look back at what the last seven days brought us in the world of music, theatre, sport, attractions and visual arts.

Monday, 07 November 2011
Weekly bitesize news roundup

Weekly bitesize news roundup

The hottest tickets on sale this week, news about Amy Winehouse's secret album, a mummified taxi driver's body making its way across the country, Wales awarded greatest region on earth to visit in 2012, and Tevez suing manager Mancini. Sad news too, with the passing of legend Jimmy Savile.

Monday, 31 October 2011
Rare seahorse found in Thames

Rare seahorse found in Thames

The discovery of a baby seahorse in the Thames at Greenwich, South London suggests there may be a colony breeding in the UK rivers for the first time.

Monday, 10 October 2011
Paul McCartney to marry again

Paul McCartney to marry again

Sir Paul McCartney will marry his fiance, Nancy Shevell, tomorrow in London hoping that it is a case of third time lucky.

Saturday, 08 October 2011
All over for Notting Hill carnival?

All over for Notting Hill carnival?

The future of Notting Hill carnival, Europe's largest outdoor festival, looks uncertain after organisers resign over lack of funding and volunteers.

Monday, 03 October 2011
Fonz honoured by the Queen

Fonz honoured by the Queen

Actor Henry Winkler, who played Fonz in the US sitcom Happy Days, has been appointed an honorary OBE for his work with British children who have learning difficulties.

Thursday, 15 September 2011
Surgeon beats Channel-swim age record

Surgeon beats Channel-swim age record

Retired surgeon, Roger Allsopp, has beaten the record for being the oldest person to swim the English Channel at 70 years of age.

Wednesday, 31 August 2011
Password joke wins Fringe

Password joke wins Fringe's funniest

BritEvents lists the best and worst jokes of the festival, including Nick Helm's password joke that earned him the Fringe festival's funniest joke award.

Thursday, 25 August 2011
Coleen Nolan let loose

Coleen Nolan let loose

TV's Coleen Nolan has said goodbye to daytime show Loose Women in an emotional departure scene.

Sunday, 07 August 2011
Not part of Manchester?

Not part of Manchester?

The Manchester Not Part Of programme of events is to be run completely separately from the Manchester International Festival 2011.

Saturday, 02 July 2011
MTVs Ryan Dunn dies in car crash

MTVs Ryan Dunn dies in car crash

Ryan Dunn, star of MTV's Jackass has been killed in a car crash in Philadelphia suburbs, police have confirmed.

Tuesday, 21 June 2011
Echo Arena Easter Competitions

Echo Arena Easter Competitions

Liverpool's Echo Arena are giving away some great top prizes including some show tickets as part of their Easter Giveaway.

Monday, 18 April 2011
Channel 4 Ex Soap Star on Murder Charge

Channel 4 Ex Soap Star on Murder Charge

The Actor Brian Regan, who played Terry Sullivan, in the Channel 4 soap, Brookside, has been charged with the murder of a nightclub doorman in February.

Wednesday, 13 April 2011
River promenade design wins top prize

River promenade design wins top prize

Plans to create a new mile long floating river walk along the north bank of the River Thames, have won the Mayor's Award for ‘Planning Excellence' at the 2010 London Planning Awards.

Thursday, 20 January 2011