All posts by Amy Jones

Heroes of Fringe at Leicester Comedy Festival

On the 6th – 8th February Heroes are returning to Leicester to perform their award winning acts. 2014 was their first time running a venue at DLCF and they are confident that this year their show will become a great hub...

/ 27th January 2015

DMU swim & tri 24 hour cycle fundraiser

After recent success at BUCS short course in Sheffield, DMU Swim & Tri show no sign of slowing down after organising a 24 hour static bike fundraiser outside the SU this Wednesday. The team will be cycling from 11:30am on...

/ 25th November 2014

Morgan inking his future success

In the heart of Belgrave Gate stands a new a bold coloured buliding, one which stands out from all the others surrounding it. It is the newly opened Blue Ink Tattoo studio and stepping inside is stepping into a hub...

/ 13th November 2014

Dracula bites the theatre with a fierce performance

At the Curve Theatre in Leicester, I was mesmerised by a tremendous performance by a graceful cast. An eerie display, with next-to-no words, it was enticing. From the opening act, through to the end. Tension risen high – with the...

/ 13th November 2014

Katherine Hall, Fill in the ______, Leicester Festival 2014

Katherine Hall is an interdisciplinary dance artist focusing her practice around issues of the fragility of time and interrelationships. Her work aims to capture unfinished and unsustainable moments of human experience through the medium of performance. In her performances she...

/ 11th November 2014

Review: Make Leicester British

Coming off the back of UKIP’s historic success in the European Parliamentary Elections, never has Immigration been such a polarising topic. With Britain becoming evermore multicultural with every passing day, divisions are created and those against the boom in diversity...

/ 8th November 2014

Coffee House Sessions: 23rd October

It was that time of the week again; Coffee House Sessions and Thursday October 23 introduced James McLaren to the Student Union’s Level  1. Half past one every Thursday brings a new and exciting artist to the Students Union and...

/ 5th November 2014

Recipe n.1 from the Chef: Kings of Leon

Youth and Young Manhood The debut album of Kings of Leon was immediately an overactive playing tambourine in my brain. All you would need: -Preparation: No need to prepare. – Cooking time: 42.45 min; – Cost: – Condiments: A box...

/ 24th October 2014

Newest Burger Branch in Town

As soon as a new restaurant opens in Leicester, we’re always raring to try it. When we were invited along to try the newest burger branch in town, Byron, it’s an understatement to say we were excited! On our arrival...

/ 24th October 2014

YourWord: Volunteering in Ghana

The taxi was firmly lodged into the mud that day as we tried to make our way to the school. A twenty-minute drive away sat our volunteer house, right next to Mpraeso: the capital of the Kwahu South district in...

/ 24th October 2014