Day: March 2, 2015

Gallows Ghost

Interview – Gallows Ghost

By Esin Huseyin (@esin_huseyin) Last week I got the chance to catch up with Kate, front woman of Gallows Ghost, a 6 piece band with influences in folk and electronic rock and roll. With the arrival of their EP Arrows, we get behind the band to talk about some of ...

Manchester

What is the long-term vision for the North West?

By Peter Vinden, managing director of The Vinden Partnership More funding is announced for the North West: but how much hope should we have for the long-term vision? The latest investment to be ploughed into the North West has been announced, with cultural funding added to the Government’s ongoing ‘Northern ...

UK filming destinations to visit in 2015

UK filming destinations to visit in 2015

6 UK filming destinations to visit in 2015 By Beverley Reinemann There’s nothing like watching a British drama to make you realise how beautiful the UK is. And what better way to discover more of Great Britain than by visiting some of the destinations used to film the country’s most ...

Woman Gloves

“It’s about giving something to the community”

Sport News 24/7 By Noy Shani  @NoyShani  @TLE_Sport As part of The London Economic diversity in sport series, Noy Shani takes a look at how one man's dream and dedication is making a difference to others in the West Midlands. Birmingham City Council could not ignore the talent of one man who changed his ...

The Immitation Game

The Imitation Game – DVD/Blu Review/Competition

By Anna Power @TLE_Film The Imitation Game comes to Blu-ray and DVD from 9th March, 2015, courtesy of StudioCanal. See below to win a copy on Blu Ray. A simple story about a complicated man, Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch), the Cambridge mathematician whose unquantifiable contribution to the decoding of Enigma, ...

Book

50 Books which Every Child Should Read

A list of 50 books which every child should read has been compiled by reading enthusiasts in the run-up to World Book Day. The study places Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory at the top of the list with Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland finishing runner-up. A list of ...

Pride

Pride – DVD Review

By Anna Power Pride is a funny, heartwarming, celebratory film about the real-life union between gay rights campaigners in London and striking Welsh miners. Set in the 80’s, depicting a time when the harsh policies of Margaret Thatcher’s government made insurgents out of the least likely, crossing societal divisions of ...

White Bird in a Blizzard

White Bird in a Blizzard – Film Review

By Sam Inglis   @24fpsUK  24fps.org.uk Gregg Araki started off as a true underground figure, making distinctive and divisive films like The Living End and his 'teen apocalypse' trilogy. Over the past decade, however, he seems to have been trying to square his auteurism and his favoured topics with at ...