Month: November 2008

Soul Revolution NYE afterparty

With so much on in the capital on New Years Eve it can be difficult deciding where to go. But if you have the stamina to do two venues in one night we recommend you eventually head over to the Soul Revolution New Years Eve/Day party. Operating in just the […]

March 2009 Weller dates announced

As strong as 2008 has been for Paul Weller, it has not let him stop planning more live shows in the new year. In addition to the London O2 Arena show we mentioned previously, the modfather plays the Wolverhampton Civic Hall on March 17th, Swindon Oasis Leisure Centre on the […]

British Design Classics stamps

Stamp collecting might just become cool with the introduction of the Royal Mail’s British Design Classics postage stamps. Launching on 13th January 2009, the stamps feature 10 icons of British design from the 1930s to the 1960s, including the likes of the Mini, the mini skirt, the Penguin paperback, Concorde, […]

Cool As F*** in Hastings

If you’re in the Hastings area, you owe it to yourself to get down to Cool As F*** on Friday 5th December 2008. Residents Rowly and Southern Sam will be joined by Matt Wright (Hush Club) for some dancefloor-friendly mod sounds, all from original vinyl naturally. Free entry at the […]

Da Doo Ron Ron Christmas Shindig

Brighton’s legendary 60s girl group night Da Doo Ron Ron is back for a Christmas Special – with guest DJ Andy Lewis. Andy Lewis is always good value (I’ve booked him myself) a well as being a recording act in his own right, a recent Paul Weller collaborator and co-founder […]

The Bees / The Draytones in Leeds

We like The Bees, we like The Draytones – and if you do too, you can catch them both at the HiFi Club in Leeds. The two bands (along with The Research, who we know nothing about) are playing at the venue on Wednesday 10th December 2008, with some DJ-fed […]

Performance at the NFT reviewed

Performance / We Love You at the National Film Theatre – Saturday 22nd November 2008 It was with enormous anticipation that my good lady and I bought tickets for this showing of the seminal ‘Performance’ and the rare outing of The Rolling Stones ‘We Love You’ promo. Not only would […]

Supremes exhibition in Blackpool

If you couldn’t get to London’s V&A for the Story of The Supremes exhibition, you have another chance to catch it – this time in the Las Vegas of the north, Blackpool. it sounds like the same exhibition in its entirety, with over 50 dresses on show, including several costumes […]