Liverpool Sound City 2020: Pale Waves to headline as The Blinders, Stealing Sheep, The Mysterines, The Lathums and more join the lineup.

Liverpool Sound City 2020: Pale Waves to headline as The Blinders, Stealing Sheep, The Mysterines, The Lathums and more join the lineup.

Liverpool Sound City have revealed the first batch of artists taking over Liverpool Baltic Triangle across the weekend of Fri 1st – Sunday 3rd May 2020. Manchester superstars Pale Waves will headline, joined by red-hot bands The Blinders, The Mysterines and The Lathums. Further additions to the stacked initial bill include big names such as Stealing […]

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 Dance Festival LEAP Returns For 26th Year In Liverpool

Dance Festival LEAP Returns For 26th Year In Liverpool

In its 26th year, Liverpool-based festival LEAP will take over venues across the city, in a landmark change to how dance is programmed in the North West. Taking a lead from MDI’s new Director Martina Murphy, LEAP will feature sited and staged work along Hope Street and in major venues including Invisible Wind Factory, Unity Theatre and […]

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 Cotton Clouds Festival – Review

Cotton Clouds Festival – Review

Cotton Clouds Festival 2019Saddleworth Cricket Club, Well-I-Hole Rd, Greenfield, Oldham OL5 9BN Cotton Clouds is now 3 years old. Set deep in the countryside east of Oldham, 11 miles north east of Manchester yet historically part of the West Riding Of Yorkshire, surrounded by rolling hills and small rural towns Saddleworth Cricket club is where […]

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 Long Division Festival 2019 – Review

Long Division Festival 2019 – Review

Saturday June 1st and I head to Wakefield on what is supposedly going to be the hottest day of the year so far for Long Division 2019. As a festival Long Division began in 2011 and, with the exception of 2017, has been an annual event ever since. Over the years it has played host […]

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 Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering 2019 – Photo Review

Bearded Theory’s Spring Gathering 2019 – Photo Review

Bearded Theory’s Spring GatheringCatton Hall & Park, Walton-on-TrentDerbyshireThursday 23rd May – Sunday 26th May 2019 If you wanted to write a tutorial on how to put on the perfect festival then you couldn’t wish for a better case-study than Bearded Theory. It’s something I think you only fully appreciate when you’ve been to other festivals. […]

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 The Downs, Bristol (Festival) – Preview

The Downs, Bristol (Festival) – Preview

The Downs Festival Clifton Downs Bristol Saturday 31st August 2019 Each year, as well as my regular festival haunts – Glastonbury (sadly, no ticket this year!), Bearded Theory and Threshold, I like to try a different festival that I’ve not been to before, one that’s maybe off the beaten track and quirky or different in […]

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 Physical Fest returns to Liverpool this June

Physical Fest returns to Liverpool this June

The UK’s only international physical theatre festival returns to Liverpool this June for a 6-day extravaganza of performance, workshops and more. Physical Fest, brought to you by Liverpool’s Tmesis Theatre, is a celebration of the rich variety of local, national and international contemporary physical work.  Physical Fest will take over the Unity Theatre from 10th-15th June, as well […]

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