Feather Down Farm

Feather Down Farms Glamping Review

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/travel/uk-reviews/feather-down-farms-dolphinholme/] The word ‘camping’ evokes a ‘Marmite’ reaction – people either absolutely love spending a few nights in a tent under the stars or they couldn’t think of a holiday they’d like to go on less. ‘Glamping’, however, does have something more universally appealing, with a hint of some of our beloved home comforts to take the edge off sleeping al … Continue reading Feather Down Farms Glamping Review

The Stranglers Live

The Stranglers @ Leeds O2 Academy Review

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/arts/music/live-reviews/the-stranglers-leeds-o2-academy/] Fresh off the back of their incredibly successful, fully sold-out Ruby Anniversary Tour in 2014 The Stranglers are back for their 19-date UK ‘March On’ tour. As promised by lead singer Baz Warne when I spoke to him before the tour, the band really were playing better than they ever had before at the O2 Academy in Leeds. With no … Continue reading The Stranglers @ Leeds O2 Academy Review

One Man Two Gunors Cast

One Man Two Guvnors @ York Grand Opera House Review

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/arts/yorkshire-theatre/one-man-two-guvnors-review-york-grand-opera-house/] The National Theatre’s acclaimed production of One Man, Two Guvnors, directed by Nicholas Hytner, is a rip-roaring performance full of outrageous slapstick scenes, witty word play and brilliant comedic performances. The award-winning play celebrates everything that is great about British comedy and has you laughing out loud the whole way through, literally. Based on The Servant of Two Masters by … Continue reading One Man Two Guvnors @ York Grand Opera House Review

The Beehive Beverley

The Beehive in Beverley Review

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/food/yorkshire-restaurant-reviews/beehive-beverley/] The Beehive opened back in September 2014 in Wednesday Market in the centre of Beverley. The bistro bar’s food and drink menus feature a large range of dishes created using good quality ingredients along with 15 different beers (some draught and some bottled) and a nice selection of wines and cocktails making it the ideal place for going out for … Continue reading The Beehive in Beverley Review

The Stranglers

Baz Warne From The Stranglers Interview

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/arts/arts-interviews/baz-warne-the-stranglers/] The Stranglers celebrated their 40th anniversary last year and marked the occasion with their Ruby Anniversary Tour. The hugely successful tour gave them even more to celebrate as every single date sold out, which is pretty impressive for a band whose most recent new album was released in 2012. Formed in 1974 as The Guilford Stranglers, the band has come … Continue reading Baz Warne From The Stranglers Interview

Gilly Tompkins & John Trenchard

She Stoops to Conquer @ York Theatre Royal Review

[Originally Published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/arts/yorkshire-theatre/she-stoops-to-conquer-review-york/] The posters advertising Northern Broadsides’ version of She Stoops to Conquer (and even the play’s program cover) immediately give you a flavour of what to expect from this new production. A pretty, well-endowed lady being propositioned by an elaborately dressed gentleman in a pub gives a nod to just one of the hilarious situations in the play and the bawdy … Continue reading She Stoops to Conquer @ York Theatre Royal Review

The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black @ York Theatre Royal Review

[Originally published by On:Yorkshire Magazine: http://www.on-magazine.co.uk/arts/yorkshire-theatre/woman-black-review-york-theatre-royal/] The fact that I am writing this alone in my house, feeling a teeny bit on edge and wanting to switch as many lights on as possible says something about the frightening success of The Woman in Black production I have just seen! Described as “the most terrifying live theatre experience in the world” I therefore had high hopes for … Continue reading The Woman in Black @ York Theatre Royal Review