Category: Live

Theatre Production Review – Alice in Her Shoes

On 26th October, I saw the one-woman show Alice In Her Shoes. Writer and performer Elaine Pantling portrayed Leicester’s suffragette Alice Hawkins. Pantling was accompanied by a 40-person strong choir, made up of three different choirs: Fosse Singers, Red Leicester Choir and...

/ 15th November 2018

Fenne Lily’s Intimate Indie Gig

28 / 10 / 2018 The Bristol indie artist, Fenne Lily, brought the modest venue of The Cookie to life with her performance last Thursday. Fenne, who has been writing music since she was fifteen, released her debut album, ‘On...

/ 3rd November 2018

How ‘Our Girl’ Charmed The Cookie

Last Monday, when Our Girl was performing I really liked it. And the audience did too as they were swinging, smiling and even singing along. They were loving it. The Brighton-based rock trio, came all the way from the vocalist...

/ 19th October 2018

REVIEW: Paramore take Birmingham’s Genting Arena by Storm

Every one of us who experienced the unfortunate ‘emo stage’ growing up with your converse, all black clothes and scene queen fringes will understand Paramore being one of those bands that you never grow out of. Even when you do...

/ 7th March 2018

The DeStress Fest

The DeStress Fest is happening right now at Attenborough Arts Centre in Leicester. It’s only a twenty-minute walk from campus and is well worth a visit. The program of exhibitions has been running from the 8th of January and will be concluding on the 28th of March, so...

/ 2nd March 2018

Katherine Ryan Review: Glitter Room in Leicester was an absolute hoot

Ryan’s set at De Montfort Hall was full of hilarious jokes, funny gestures and comically important insights into her personal life. Many of us have heard of Katherine Ryan. A Canadian single mother with way too many dogs who doesn’t...

/ 26th February 2018

Alabama 3 Review, November 4th, The Donkey – Leicester

Nattering away with a particularly lovely man a few urinals from mine, it occurred to me that he was very probably in the band. His dapper black suit, white shirt, sunglasses and very polished shoes… The attire at a gig...

/ 2nd February 2018

The Pigeon Detectives Light up Rock City with 10th Anniversary Tour

The Pigeon Detectives – Rock City, Nottingham – 20/10/17 The Pigeon Detectives have a new tour with an old twist as they celebrate a decade since the release of ‘Wait for Me’- the debut album which went platinum and skyrocketed...

/ 15th November 2017

Papa Roach still Packing a Punch 24 Years Later

One thing to note is that this foursome definitely knows how to get a crowd riled up and excited for their imminent arrival on stage. Never before have I witnessed a band play an automated message demanding a packed venue...

/ 20th October 2017

Flyte Play Intimate Gig in the Heart of Leicester

Flyte – September 30th, The Cookie  Located in a basement bar on the High Street, The Cookie is an intimate venue that provides a platform for various genres of music. Alternative boy band Flyte graces us with their presence and headlined the...

/ 17th October 2017