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THePETEBOX INTERVIEW NYC

THePETEBOX INTERVIEW NYC

September 23, 2017
To call THePETEBOX a musical genius is not overstating the fact in any way.  Seeing him perform live can be almost hypnotic in the way he effortlessly layers incredible vocals on top of all manner of instruments created by his mouth, while tapping and bashing away on an array of technical loop equipment. It’s live
Raqib Shaw Whitworth Gallery Review

Raqib Shaw Whitworth Gallery Review

August 30, 2017
Raqib Shaw  – Whitworth Gallery, Manchester.  A refreshing change from the norm. If you haven’t taken a trip to the Whitworth Gallery already this summer then treat yourself to a brew in the relaxing Whitworth cafe and check out Raqib Shaw’s solo exhibition.  If, like me, you enjoy a little fantasy and opulence once in
MIGRATE Photography Exhibition London

MIGRATE Photography Exhibition London

August 20, 2017
The MIGRATE photography exhibition on the theme of human migration opens on 29th August at Omeara in London Bridge. Eight international photographers will display their work and an accompanying book featuring the photographs and the stories behind them will be on sale with proceeds going to Unicef’s Children of Syria Emergency Appeal. The exhibition features
Give Peas A Chance

Give Peas A Chance

August 3, 2017
On a mission to cut down the meat and try more vegetarian meals we’ve created this pea-based dish in homage to the tasty British staple.  Perfect at this time of year too! Pea Fritters with Parmentier potatoes, Parmesan Crisp, Pea puree, Basil emulsion, Horseradish creme fraiche, china rose and rambo radish sprouts. This is a
Five Reasons To Visit New York In September

Five Reasons To Visit New York In September

July 30, 2017
It must be the most iconic city in the world and should be on everybody’s bucket list.  If you’ve been before see what you think to our suggestions below and if you haven’t then go book your tickets for September immediately! It’s not as expensive as you think – see our tips at the end
Rich Hall

Rich Hall

July 3, 2017
Comedian, actor, author, playwright and quite possibly the lovechild of Tommy Lee Jones and the Simpson’s Moe Szyslak, American funny man Rich Hall is an all round ‘stand up’ guy. Fresh from regular performances on our best telly shows in the UK, he’s embarked on a mammoth live tour and we caught up with him
A Message To Christians For The Election

A Message To Christians For The Election

June 5, 2017
Christianity and Conservative politics are completely incompatible. Voting for the Tory party and for Theresa May is electing a government that doesn’t care about the ordinary people.  A government that wants to cut funding to vital services such as the NHS and the police, services that take care of us all, but importantly look after
A Guide To Voting: General Election 2017

A Guide To Voting: General Election 2017

June 1, 2017
Have you read the manifesto for each of the main political parties? No?  Not sure what a manifesto is or who the main political parties are?  Don’t panic – we’ve digested all the key points from the Conservative (Tory), Liberal Democrat (Lib Dem) and Labour party manifestos (election pledges) and made it simple to understand
Brexit Stage Left?

Brexit Stage Left?

November 11, 2016
Why didn’t Remain get a catchy little moniker that was attached to the Leave campaign?  The entire issue has been reduced to the portmanteau ‘Brexit’ – even before voting we were bombarded with media coverage promoting the idea of Brexit; a not-so-subtle attempt to normalise the idea of voting leave. Why were most MPs previously
Feeder – O2 Birmingham Institute

Feeder – O2 Birmingham Institute

November 1, 2016
With bands struggling to last much beyond a third album today, it’s refreshing to see a seasoned band such as Feeder still packing out venues and connecting with an audience that have generally aged with them. Having taken a four-year hiatus following the fairly mediocre reaction to eighth studio album ‘Generation Freakshow’, Grant Nicholas and

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