The Specials Review November 2014

    The Specials are a two-tone ska band formed in 1977, so as you can imagine their fan base is mainly consists of the older generation. Being at a gig where I was in the 10% of people under 25 was a new experience but an enjoyable one. The group opened with ‘Ghost Town’ …

Slam Dunk North 2014 @ Leeds Uni

    Every year people will always tell you that the weather for Slam Dunk is amazing, unfortunately this year is drastically different. Absolutely pouring down, I trudge my way to Leeds Uni with the hopes of just being able to get inside some time quickly. I arrived just before half-past 1 when the first …

Dimensions Festival 2014 Preview

    Dimensions Festival returns once again this year to Croatia, once again following it’s bigger brother Outlook Festival from 27th-31st August. Set in the historic Fort Punta Christo, the festival combines music, sunny beaches and a picturesque setting, with female quartet Warpaint, just announced as the latest headline act. Other notable acts include Theo …

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) – The Reel Review

         In the typical Wes Anderson style, The Grand Budapest Hotel is a quirky, vibrant and thoroughly enjoyable raucous of adventure and stylish poetic humour inspired by the works of early 20th century Austrian author, Stefan Zweig. Anderson’s films always seem annoyingly perfect as he candidly and obsessively designs his films to prohibit any sense of …

Beacons Festival Announce 2014 Headliners

Beacons Festival have just announced the acts due to headline this August. Daughter, Darkside, Dixon, Hookworms, Jon Hopkins, The Fall and Nightmares on Wax, are all set to front the weekend in the picturesque setting of Funkirk Estate, Skipton, Yorkshire Dales. Also confirmed to play this year are Leeds’s own Eagulls and Galaxians, shaping the …

Live at Leeds 2014!

Live at Leeds is back again, in its eighth year and now one of the best multi venue, metropolitan music festivals in the country. Tuesday night saw the first wave of bands announced for this years event, including huge names such as Albert Hammond Jr, Blood Red Shoes, Pulled Apart By Horses, The Midnight Beast …

Refreshers 2014

      Refreshers is a chance to rediscover what Leeds and your Students’ Union has to offer you. We are running a series of events throughout the week which range from Tea Parties to Society-led events and a series of unique ‘Give it a Go’ sessions showcasing some of the attractions around Leeds. The …