The sounds of all things 80s and 90s were blasting out across North West Leicestershire last weekend as James Dean Events brought back its popular festival for a third year. This time a sell-out crowd of 30,000 people attended the Cattows Farm site, near Coalville, for the Back to the 80s and 90s Festival to see a wide range of acts catering for every corner of both decades. Many came to see singer and reality TV star Peter Andre attend the festival for the first time to perform his famous hit Mysterious Girl. Of course the crowds were also treated to his other number one single Flava, along with a few Michael Jackson covers. Despite the controversy surrounding his reality TV life you cannot deny he has a great voice and a great stage presence. Not even the rain dampened the crowd's spirits. While Burton Live reporter Helen Kreft was there for the weekend, Branston magician Eddie Young of Phat Magic had been handpicked by the festival organisers to entertain the performers before their … [Read more...] about Back to the 80s and 90s Festival review
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Birmingham & Black Country 20 July 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-birmingham-44902972 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel A man police believe to have been deliberately run over in a hit-and-run has been named as 46-year-old … [Read more...] about Victim of ‘deliberate’ hit-and-run named
BILLIE Piper has packed a lot into her life so far. But how did she become famous? And how many times has she been married? Here is what we know... Who is Billie Piper? What is her background? Billie, 35, was born Leian Paul Piper on September 22, 1982, and is a British singer, dancer and actress from Swindon. She made her TV debut in Scratchy & Co. (1995–1998) but it was at the age of 15 she shot to fame as a pop star when her debut single Because We Want To topped the charts. The single was followed by Billie's album Honey to the B (1998), which was certified double platinum. In 2000, she released her second album, Walk of Life. But by 2003, aged just 20, she retired from the recording industry and launched an acting career. What songs did Billie release? Before making the switch to TV Billie racked up a number of hit singles, they include: Because We want To (1998) Honey to a Bee (1998) She Wants You (1998) Girlfriend (1998) Something Deep Inside (2000) Day and Night … [Read more...] about How old is Billie Piper, who are her ex-husbands and what are the Because We Want To singer’s hit songs?
For thousands of youngsters Mackworth Tertiary College was a formative experience in more ways than one during the 1990s. Many schools had got rid of their sixth forms so Mackworth was the only game in town for teenagers in Derby who fancied a pop at getting into university. Mackworth welcomed countless teens who came to do A-levels, B-Tecs, foundation courses or, in some cases, to hang around and play cards and smoke fags. Being able to smoke and drink with impunity meant it was nothing like school though. At all. A Block had quite a nice refectory. B Block had a refectory that wasn't quite as nice. C Block was mostly classrooms and a library. You could smoke in D Block refectory until the mid 90s. The site in Normanton Road, now demolished and replaced with an Aldi, was mostly for motor mechanics and students on foundation art courses. If memory serves, which it usually doesn't. So, here goes... 1. Student Union cards were your ticket to the promised land Ok, so you're 16 years old, … [Read more...] about 10 things you’ll only know if you went to Mackworth College in the 90s
This October will see Wembley Arena host some of the biggest pop acts from 90s. Headlined by 'Mysterious Girl' hitmaker Peter Andre, the Stepback! 90s Concert will head to London on October 11. The lineup also features Irish pop group B*Witched who'll play their hits C'est la Vie and Blame It on the Weatherman. Keep On Movin hitmakers 5ive will also be performing on the night. Other acts confirmed for the huge night of music include Blazin Squad, Booty Luv, Big Brovaz and S Club which features the current lineup of Jo, Bradley and Tina. Find out how to get tickets to the 90s throwback concert below. Where can I buy tickets? They'll be available from AXS.com here. When do tickets go on sale? They go on sale at 9am on Friday, March 30. Keep up to date with the latest news from around the county via the free Get Surrey app. You can set up your app to see all the latest news and events from your area, plus receive push notifications for breaking news. Available to download from … [Read more...] about Peter Andre, S Club, 5ive and more for huge 90s concert in London