Day: March 3, 2017

Arctangent Adds 38 Bands to Summer Line-Up

Arctangent Adds 38 Bands to Summer Line-Up

In recent years, ArcTanGent has built a reputation for itself as THE emerging UK rock festival, both putting on exclusive performances from exceptional, worldwide artists and supporting new, exciting talent. This morning, 10 newly announced bands were exclusively revealed and discussed on the Thats Not Metal Podcast, with 28 further acts now also ...

Xenia Rubinos Announces UK and Euro Dates

Xenia Rubinos Announces UK and Euro Dates

We're a big fan of Xenia Rubinos at TLE Music. Maybe it's her blend of soulful R n B and noisy avante garde weirdness that hooks us in, or her easy Brooklyn cool. Maybe it's because our hair is receeding. Regardless, we're excited that Xenia is heading back to UK shores. ...

Yorkshire hosts first ever wooden cask beer festival

Castleford in Yorkshire will be the first host of WoodFest - a weekend festival celebrating beers served from traditional wooden casks. The 2017 SPBW WoodFest is set to run from Thursday 6th to Saturday 8th July at the Horse and Jockey pub which is home to the first brewery to have ...

Beer-loving pals complete the world’s longest pub crawl

Beer-loving pals complete the world’s longest pub crawl

Two beer-loving pals raised a glass today on visiting a record-breaking 20,000 PUBS on the world's longest pub crawl. Peter Hill, 60, and John Drew, 62, said cheers as they marked their incredible milestone having visited a boozer every week for the last 33 YEARS. The pair started the venture ...

Britain’s most prized possessions revealed

Affordable ways to get on the property ladder in London

By Lynda Clark, First Time Buyer Magazine With the Halifax having just announced that first time buyers in the Capital will need a £100,000 deposit to get onto the housing ladder, many Londoners may be left wondering how they will ever be able to secure their first home.  There are, ...

Theatre Review: Ugly Lies the Bone, National Theatre

Theatre Review: Ugly Lies the Bone, National Theatre

The safety curtains part the stage like an eyelid. A spotlight flicks on and a woman, barely recognisable from her face or from her tight bandage wrapped body, stands awkwardly and unevenly, gripping her support frame for all she is worth. A voice (Buffy Davis), like the computerised Siri, takes ...

Binge Watching On The Bog: The Lengths Brits Go To Catch-Up

Why Stephen Bear has no place on our TV screens

By Rebecca Benson Just when I thought women were making some progress towards equality in society I turned on the TV and accidentally came across the behaviour of Stephen Bear on the show Celebs Go Dating. Also known as, People You’ve Never Heard Of Date Other People You’ve Never Heard Of, ...

UK Has “Greatest Number Of Citizens Living Abroad”

The business impact of the loss of UK migration

Last week, the inevitable happened. The latest figures released by the Office of National Statistics showed that net migration to the UK now stands at 273,000 for the year to September, a massive drop of almost 50,000 from the previous year. In truth, these results should surprise no one. Given ...

How can we protect our pollinators?

How can we protect our pollinators?

There have been countless columns written about pollinators and their importance and impact on our daily lives and why they should not be underestimated. This topic has become more and more imperative as pollinator numbers have seen a dramatic decline. Over the past fifty years we have seen the localised ...

Forgotten Film Friday: Rumble Fish

Forgotten Film Friday: Rumble Fish

By Michael McNulty Maybe you run a weekly Friday Film Night round your place where you invite your friends and screen a film. Only problem is you haven’t got a clue what to screen tonight. Well, worry not, here’s this week’s Forgotten Film Friday pick and it’s a good’un. The ...

The East End: Will football ever be the same?

The East End: Will football ever be the same?

When Mike Dean blew the final whistle on life at the Boleyn Ground the thought at the back of everyone's mind was that irrespective of finance or form, life as a West Ham fan was about to irreversibly change. For some that feeling had set in long before Winston Reid ...

TLE Film Meets: Kelly Reichardt

TLE Film Meets: Kelly Reichardt

By Linda Marric Kelly Reichardt Is fast becoming one of the most iconic director of her generation, her features have been hailed as some of most beautifully crafted and understated pieces of filmmaking of the last decade. In Certain Women, which was adapted from three different short stories by Maile ...

Amazon considers Moon mail delivery

Amazon considers Moon mail delivery

Less than a week since SpaceX announced they will be sending two private citizens to the moon, Amazon boss Jeff Bezos has told The Washington Post he plans to set up Amazon-style delivery for "future human settlement" of the moon. Bezos said he wants to encourage NASA towards developing "incentives in the private ...

Homeless dog that looks like rocker Ronnie Wood finds a new home!

Homeless dog that looks like rocker Ronnie Wood finds a new home!

‘Gimme Shelter’ is quite an apt song for a homeless hound from the UK’s largest dog welfare charity, who is the spitting image of Rolling Stones rocker Ronnie Wood. With his jet black mullet and shaggy appearance, staff at Dogs Trust Shoreham were quick to spot the uncanny resemblance of ...

Amazon considers Moon mail delivery

What do modern children eat these days?

Not so long ago I was making a trip down to Cornwall when I overhead a conversation between two mums about what they feed their children. One said their child had developed quite a taste for quinoa before the poor beggar burst into tears.  "Pass the humus" -  she yelled, ...