PUBLISHED: 10:30 16 March 2019 Andrew Clarke Latitude is one of the cornerstones of Suffolk's festival season Picture: MEGAN ALDOUS Archant Festival season will soon be upon us. All ready line-ups for the big summer events are being announced and as ever Suffolk is leading the way when it comes to celebrating culture in all its diversity. Sheeran has built a 'wildlife pond' in his back garden - but some neighbours complain it could be used as a swimming pool Picture: BEN BIRCHALL/PA WIREInk Festival - April 12-14, Halesworth CutDuring the three days of The Ink Festival 2019 over 40 brand new, short plays for stage and radio, will be performed at The Cut, Halesworth, Suffolk showcasing East Anglia’s brightest talent including Scarlett Curtis, Shappi Khorsandi, Greg Mosse and Paul Heiney. During the three days there will also be comedy, performance poetry, art, children’s playwriting, talks and workshops.Saturday will include Q&A with … [Read more...] about Have you got tickets to one of the festivals coming to Suffolk this summer?
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Video Synth-pop trio Years & Years will play Newmarket Nights at Newmarket Racecourses this summer. Picture: supplied by Chuff Media. Supplied by Chuff Media. Synth-pop trio Years & Years have been announced for this summer’s Newmarket Nights concerts. Olly Alexander of Years & Years. The synth-pop band will play Newmarket Nights at Newmarket Racecourses this summer. Picture: supplied by Chuff Media.The band – singer Olly Alexander, Mikey Goldsworthy and Emre Türkmen – will headline at Newmarket Racecourses on Friday, August 16 in a show confirmed this morning (Monday, March 11) by The Jockey Club Live.Years & Years are one of the UK’s biggest breakthrough acts of recent years, having sold over 2.5 million albums and 15 million singles worldwide. The London band’s acclaimed 2015 debut album Communion is a synth-pop gem and has gone platinum.It reached number one in the UK charts and features tracks such as King, Shine, … [Read more...] about Years & Years to headline Newmarket Nights concert at racecourse
It might only be March but 2019 is shaping up to be a big year for music in Liverpool. There are some huge names coming to the city and surrounding areas from Calvin Harris and Pink, to Nile Rodgers and Kings of Leon. Tickets for many of the shows are already on sale now, so you can start planning your social schedule for the next few months. The gigs are happening across Merseyside and there’s plenty more big announcements to come, with the full line up for Fusion Festival and LIMF yet to be revealed. Here’s what you can buy tickets for now. Kings of Leon The rock superstars will headline new event Fusion Presents in Liverpool’s Sefton Park on August 30. The show will precede the Fusion Festival, which begins the following day, with the line up yet to be announced. Joining Kings of Leon at Fusion Presents will be Franz Ferdinand, Echo & The Bunnymen and Sam Fender. Tickets are available now on Ticketmaster. Calvin Harris at Creamfields The Grammy award winning DJ … [Read more...] about 21 ridiculously good gigs to look forward on Merseyside
Girls looking for female role models will find no shortage of inspirational women here in Merseyside. From those who have used their own hard times as the impetus to fight for others, to those who are excelling in their chosen field - there are many people we should be celebrating this International Women's Day. The list below - which is no particular order - may look long but it only scratches the surface. We'd love to hear from you if there is someone you feel deserves to be included - you can let us know in the comments section. This year's International Women's Day is promoting the #BalanceforBetter campaign, a year-long project demonstrating that a gender-balanced world is better for everyone - women, men, girls and boys. The first International Women's Day occurred in 1911, when it was supported by over one million people. And before you ask - yes, there is an International Men's Day. It takes place on November 19 and celebrates the positive value men bring to the world, their … [Read more...] about 100 inspirational Merseyside Women
NEWLY single Megan Barton Hanson is enjoying playing the field – trading in Dele Alli for another footballer. I can reveal the Love Island bombshell has swiftly distanced herself from the Spurs midfielder and is now dating former Dover Athletic player Jaydon Gibbs. He is the twin brother of England and West Brom ace Kieran. The pair hit it off after being introduced by mutual pals earlier this month. And Jaydon then invited her to sit ringside beside him at the James DeGale vs Chris Eubank Jr boxing match at London’s O2 Arena last night. Pals say Jaydon seems a better match for Megan than Dele, who she seemed ready to romance after her painful split from Love Island ex Wes Nelson last month. A source said: “Megan is enjoying a bit of male attention again and felt genuinely excited when Jaydon asked her out — something she hasn’t really felt since the break-up with Wes, which left her in pieces. “Jaydon is a real gent and exactly her type whereas she … [Read more...] about Megan Barton-Hanson starts dating West Brom ace Kieran Gibbs’ twin brother after distancing herself from Dele Alli