Category Archives: Scene


This Sunday, a few of us in my Flat decided to go to town. One person in my Flat happens to be Greek and has been trying to get us

University of York Lecturers as Historical Advisors in BBC’s New Drama Gunpowder

University of York Lecturers are historical advisors for the BBC’s new series Gunpowder. The drama, airing for the first time this Saturday on BBC One, stars Game of Thrones Actor

Bella Hardy visits York to promote “Hey Sammy”

Bella Hardy, the acclaimed folk singer behind ‘With the Dawn’, will perform at the National Centre for Early Music in York on October 24th. Hardy’s upcoming album, Hey Sammy, marks

FLAWES To Perform On Campus On 18th October

On Wednesday 18th October, FLAWES are set to bring their poised, whole-hearted take on alt-pop to the University of York. Fresh from the release of new singles ‘Blank Dice’ and

Gizz’yer YorkyPud: York Roast’s New Craze Food

It’s Saturday, yesterday was STYC Social. Today I didn’t really want to leave my duvet but duty calls in the form of STYC Training. During my browsing of various online

York student’s debut novel long-listed for literature’s biggest prize

A York PhD student’s debut novel has been long-listed for the 2017 Man Booker prize – widely considered to be among the most prestigious awards in fiction. The Man Booker

The Norman Rea Gallery Presents: The Captive Body

Leaving the nest – Birdy interview

Birdy has been nominated for a Brit Award, featured on The Hunger Games soundtrack, and has just released her third studio album – and she’s only 20 years old. Abbie Llewelyn

Wolf Alice interview: “We still have a long way to go in encouraging young girls to pick up a guitar”

The last few years has been a rollercoaster ride for the musical career of many British indie rock acts from The 1975 to CHVRCHES. Amongst this British invasion of independent

Review: Benjamin Francis Leftwich @ The Crescent (01/05)

Review: Benjamin Francis Leftwich @ The Crescent (01/05)'It's good to be home': Benjamin Francis Leftwich returns to York for an intimate home show As part of his spring tour in

Review: Pure: The Business of Chocolate

Review: Pure: The Business of ChocolateFreya Kingsley reviews Mikron Theatre's production of the story of chocolate Having just arrived from a chocolate making workshop with our own bars in hand,

Interview: Ghostpoet

Obaro Ejimiwe, better known as Ghostpoet, first announced his presence in 2011 with the Mercury nominated Peanut Butter Blues and Melancholy Jam. His sedative tones and synthesised electronica accompaniments saw Ghostpoet

Bestival 2016 Preview

Organised by DJ Rob Da Bank as the annual festival season’s last hurrah, the Isle of Wight’s Bestival is set to be bigger and better than ever. Celebrating its thirteenth

Parklife 2016 Preview

Just around the corner is Manchester’s number one festival, Parklife. In contention with some of the major UK camping festivals such as Leeds, this unique urban city two day festival

Review: The Merry Wives of Windsor

Review: The Merry Wives of WindsorFreya Kingsley reviews Northern Broadsides production of The Merry Wives at York Theatre Royal.Rating: 4/5 The Merry Wives (of Windsor), one of Shakespeare’s most farcical

Review: The Machine Stops

Review: The Machine StopsFreya Kingsley reviews the captivating world premiere of EM Forster’s The Machine Stops.Rating: 5/5 EM Forster wrote his chilling short story about future human dependence on technology