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End of Year Soul, Funk & Jazz Party: The Smooth Jazz Festival Augsburg 2016

So, here’s a first: before this winter I’d never been to a festival which stretches across two different years. The long-established Smooth Jazz Festival in the Bavarian tow of Augsburg, Germany, ran from 29 December 2016 until 1 January 2017 and I had discovered it only recently as I was heading back to my hometown for the Christmas holidays. 938 more words


Festival Review: Mirrors 2016 - London

Mirrors 2016

Words: Nick Jacques

Photos: Jane Jimenez

As ever the centre of Hackney was a hive of activity on the weekend. On any other weekend, this would just be another busy scene in London. 840 more words


A Bookish Weekend Up North: The Manchester Literature Festival 2016

I really love discovering a city through its cultural venues and this October I spent a weekend in Manchester to attend a few of the… 726 more words

Book Festival Reviews

Radiohead symbol appears at Glastonbury

A symbol associated with band Radiohead has appeared at the site of Britain’s Glastonbury music festival.

Sharp eyed fans spotted people painting the band’s ‘angry bear’ logo onto the grass in front of the festival’s half constructed main ‘Pyramid’ stage on Wednesday (19Oct16) on a BBC webcam. 197 more words

Festival Review

Festival Review: Neighbourhood 2016

Neighbourhood 2016

Various Venues, Manchester, October 8th 2016

Words: Gary Lambert and Elena Katrina

Photos: Gaz Jones and Elena Katrina

It would have been harder to make Manchester city centre more abuzz than the Saturday afternoon of the inaugural Neighbourhood Festival. 2,230 more words

New Music

Festival Review: Austin City Limits

Austin City Limits Festival is a music festival held at Zliker park in Austin, Texas. This year, ACL celebrates it’s 15th year with a killer lineup and I just so happen to have been lucky enough to experience weekend two. 522 more words