Swansea is getting set to host its second music spectacular of the year as a massive dance festival is set to be held in the city. Hot on the heels of BBC One’s Biggest Weekend which took over Singleton Park in May, welcoming global stars such as Ed Sheeran , Taylor Swift, Florence and The Machine and Sam Smith, the city is now set to host another, putting the spotlight on a different scene of music. Logic Festival takes place later this year and will feature five different arenas of music and feature some top names in the world of dance music. When is it taking place? Saturday, September 8 from 11am to 11pm. Where is it taking place? Ynysforgan Farm in Swansea . So what is the line-up? The event will be headlined by Judge Jules, who will be the star name in Arena One . He will be joined by Argy, Will Rees, Danny Slade B2B Big Al, Rhys Thomas & Dan McShane, Jonny Griffiths & Callan Christie, Rob Rees, John Hughes, Rob EJ, Andrew ‘Butty’ Davies and Richie … [Read more...] about A 12-hour dance music festival is heading to Swansea
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A 20-year-old who died after being taken ill at a music festival has been named. Devastated pals have paid tribute to Tommy Bakeer, who had decided at the last moment to attend Mutiny Festival in Portsmouth. He died in hospital last night, and his death - and that of 18-year-old Georgia Jones - prompted festival organisers to cancel today's performances. Bosses warned of a "dangerous high strength or bad batch substance on site". There were another 13 taken to hospital from the festival in one night. Tommy, from Portsmouth, was found collapsed at around 7.30pm, and medics were unable to save his life. Friend Jake Ashby wrote on Facebook : "Rip Tommy George Bakeer you will be missed by a lot of people we had so many memories buddy." And Billy Taylor, who posted an image of Tommy's young son, wrote: "Still haven’t come to terms with last night. It’s unbelievable how quickly life can just be flipped on its head. "Truly honoured that you gave me the opportunity the be the … [Read more...] about Young dad, 20, killed at music festival where teen girl also died is named
The red carpet is being prepped for tonight's British Academy Television Awards - also known as the BAFTA TV Awards - and a clutch of stars are feeling the excitement ahead of the glittering ceremony. Hosted by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) some of our favourite shows, actors and actresses are hoping to take home a prized trophy. And fans can tune in to watch at home to cheer on their favourites as the awards take place at the Royal Festival Hall in London. So before you grab your place on the sofa, here's everything you need to know about the star-studded evening ahead. What time does it start and where I can I watch it? The BAFTA TV Awards start at 8pm on Sunday, May 13, screened on BBC1 and BBC iPlayer. Coverage of the red carpet arrivals is available for streaming on the BAFTA YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. Who is hosting? Former The Great British Bake Off host Sue Perkins is back to host and Manchester-based Love Island narrator Iain Stirling will … [Read more...] about BAFTA TV Awards: When is it? What time? How to watch and who is nominated?
Oscar-winner dishes out on her own experiences with sexism and harassment 0SHARES Share Tweet Email PHOTO: FILE Like many female actors, Natalie Portman is still unpacking years of work tainted by sexual harassment. But unlike many female actors, she has chosen to speak up against it. At the Vulture Festival held in Los Angeles, the Hollywood starlet shed some light on sexism in Hollywood, amid the deluge of allegations emerging against various powerful personalities in the industry. PHOTO:VULTURE “When I heard everything coming out, I was like, ‘Wow, I’m so lucky that I haven’t had this.’ And then, on reflection, I was like, ‘Okay, definitely never been assaulted, definitely not, but I’ve had discrimination or harassment on almost everything I’ve ever worked on in some way’,” Natalie said on Sunday, reported Vulture. “I went from thinking I don’t have a story to, ‘Oh wait, I have 100 … [Read more...] about V for Vendetta: Natalie Portman sheds light on Hollywood sexual harassment problem
Festival season is fast approaching and tickets are already being sold for some of the region's most loved shows. We've put together a handy guide to some of the best festivals taking place in and around the North West in 2018 to help you plan your summer entertainment. BLACKPOOL AND FYLDE Rebellion Festival 2018 - 2 - 5 August Over 4 days every August in Blackpool, the very best in Punk gather for the social event of the year. Many treat it as a main holiday and come every year so there is a very familiar feel to the weekend and it’s like one big family – all 4,000! For more info see here Lytham Festival 2018 – 18 - 22 July Lytham Festival has fast become Lancashire’s Largest and best Loved Live Music Festival, attracting people in their thousands from all over the UK to enjoy awesome nights of Live Music & Arts by the Seaside. For more info see here Live wire Festival – 24 - 26 August - Tower Headland Arena Last year's Live … [Read more...] about Where and when can I go to a music festival in and around the North West?