CD Review Strata Second albums can be notoriously tricky to create especially if your debut has been well received, it means you have set a benchmark others expect not only to be matched but exceeded.
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Gifted young artists from Colton Hills School, Goldthorn Park, are showcasing their work at Wolverhampton Art Gallery as part of a scheme to champion the creative talents of pupils from the city.
WE have been interested to read the recent correspondence about Ellowes Hall, and thought readers might be interested to see the description of the house from Ellen Thorneycroft Fowler's novel The Farringdons, published in 1900, which we included in ...
I ALSO have some limited-run bottles of beer, as mentioned in recent editions of the Bugle.
Nigel is now more desperate for a boat than ever before ……..
For our Germanic delectation today Nigel selected the packet of ABC Russisch Brot, which our German Freunde Ze Monkeys kindly explained meant Russian Bread …… we were intrigued …….
I’m not a foodie but I do like cooking and of course eating the results.
Nigel has spotted some antique tools at the local Antique Centre, one of his favourite haunts at the moment …….
There is always something interesting to read about on the notice boards scattered round Evesham.
Yesterday afternoon I thought I would pop into Word of Mouth Café, somewhere I have passed by many, many times, but never ventured in …… …… it’s right by the Abbey and so is in a very picturesque part of town.
Last week I attended the CILIP West Midlands Member Network Members’ Day (yes indeed; quite a title!).
When we are home just chilling, we all very much enjoy watching Bargain Hunt with our mid morning coffee and chocolate covered Hob Nob.
The second careers week event staged in the Visual Communication department has been a Type Tasting talk by Sarah Hyndman .
Darrell says he can really tell he’s starting to lose weight ……..
Saturdays lecture was by the lovely Kanjana Nicholas - a new member of our branch and a talented artist.
Nigel has been unbelievably excited about being put in charge of making the selection of German confectionary, sent to us by our friends Ze Monkeys, to review.
Visiting Wolverhampton Visual Communication students to give a talk and workshop, art collective LE GUN have shared their approach to creating idiosyncratic imagery blending punk, occult, pop and surrealist influences, to achieve a distinctive ...
CD Review Songbirds You have to give it to Kate Dimbleby she seems determined not to be corralled into any particular camp when it comes to musical styles, instead she looks to use her voice to explore wherever her artistic spirit takes her.
CD Review Long Lost Home The jury may be out as to whether Daria Kulesh is a bona fide Siren but the simple fact is that from the first tone of her hypnotic and opera-esque singing you are in her thrall.
I was pleased to attend Looking Back’s gig at the rugby club on Friday night although the John Smith’s gave me a dull headache on the Saturday but the band played really well – best gig to date! Despite the bad weather and the aforesaid ...
I try not to be too precious about matters of a domestic type nature, but some things really get to me …….
When Jane told me that she wanted to do Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie as a CYT production, I thought it was a fantastic idea; and when she asked me to play the lead character I was thrilled.
Nigel was up at 7.30 this morning, anxious to make his selection for our first German Confectionary Review.
LAST week we took a long look inside the Bilston firm of Thompson Brothers, thanks to the fascinating collection of reader Jill Vaughan, and there's plenty more where that came from.
Chinese New Year came around again, I decided after the warmth of HK, Macau and Guangzhou that I wanted to experience somewhere in the far north of China for 2017's festivities.
The William Morris -associated house near Wolverhampton, Wightwick Manor, has a new gallery opening soon .
I suspect that 99% of the population wouldn’t have heard of Sir Henry Tizard but this was probably the most influential scientist in the UK in the period 1925-1955, the chap that pushed through radar and also the jet engine and nuclear research we ...
I’m going to put myself out there and share something I haven’t talked about much on the blog (admittedly the title is a bit of a giveaway!)… coaching.
Emma has sent her congratulations to Wolverhampton optometrist, Prabhjit Boparai, who has won a prestigious national award.
Emma Reynolds, MP for Wolverhampton North East attended the opening of Tata Steel’s new production line.
Mid-sized cities across the UK have gained a powerful new voice in Parliament following the launch of an All Party Parliamentary Group for Key Cities last week.
Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, voted this week in favour of triggering Article 50.
Wolverhampton North East MP Emma Reynolds has paid a visit to the Beacon Centre to find out about the work the charity does to help those with sight loss in the area.
Time is running out to have your say on the proposed link road to the former Royal Ordnance Factory (ROF)Emma Reynolds MP 9 Feb
Emma is urging residents to have their say on proposals to create an access road to the former ROF site in Featherstone.
Guest Blog by Matt Mills Tettenhall is of course a very old and historic village and until 1966 the village and its neighbourhoods were governed by the Urban District of Tettenhall.
Emma Reynolds, MP for Wolverhampton North East, paid a visit to the Stay Well in Wolverhampton Bus and urged people to hop on board to get some top tips about improving their health and wellbeing.
Emma Reynolds, MP for Wolverhampton North East appeared on the Westminster Hour this weekend to discuss what a post Brexit immigration system might look like.
On Sunday, 29 January, Emma Reynolds, MP for Wolverhampton North East visited the Cannock Road Guru Nanak Sikh temple in her constituency to help them celebrate the temple’s 50th anniversary.
On Friday 27th January 2017, Emma Reynolds MP, hosted local employers at an event in Wolverhampton with the aim of learning more about the financial, operational and social benefits of being a Disability Confident Employer.
Emma Reynolds, MP for Wolverhampton North East went to listen to a talk by local born author Sathnam Sanghera.
Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, yesterday spoke in the parliamentary debate on the triggering of Article 50.
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Emma Reynolds, MP for Wolverhampton North East yesterday spoke in Parliament on the EU Bill.
Emma Reynolds, MP for Wolverhampton North East was on the Sunday Politics show on Sunday, 29 January to talk about Brexit and the triggering of Article 50.
Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, has this week signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment in Parliament.
Member of Parliament for Wolverhampton North East, Emma Reynolds, is supporting Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust’s call for action to increase cervical screening uptake rates.
Emma is a a member of the cross-party House of Commons Brexit Select Committee.
Emma Reynolds MP has today welcomed the Supreme Court judgment that only Parliament has the power to trigger Article 50 and upholding parliamentary sovereignty.
The Court held that FirstGroup’s policy of requiring a driver just to request a non-wheelchair user to vacate the space without taking any further steps was unjustified under the Equality Act.
If you are struggling to manage and have debts mounting up, an organisation called Stepchange is just the thing to help.
I know from the conversations I’ve had with people on the doorstep and at my coffee morning and surgeries that many people in Wolverhampton are worried both by the economic consequences of leaving the EU and about immigration.
Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East has toured Alstom’s traincare centre in Oxley on Friday 13 January together with Rob Marris MP and the Mayor of Wolverhampton, Councillor Barry Findlay.
"The NHS will last as long as there are folk with the faith to fight for it" Nye Bevan, Founder of the NHS On Saturday 4 March 2017 The People's Assembly is be teaming up with Health Campaigns Together to organise a major national demonstration in ...
Understanding Size Diversity and Size Awareness, personal responsibility or a diversity Issue? A free course designed for Trade Union representatives, branch officers, activists and people who aspire to be! Friday 3rd and 10th February 2017 9am till ...
campaign 2017 Join us to hand out flowers and union recruitment cards in Valentines's week Saturday 11th February Wednesfield High St stall 10.30am Sunday 12th February Bilston Market stall 10.30am...
The main entrance and reception area of the Civic Centre, Wolverhampton will be temporarily closed from Tuesday 3 rd January for up to seven weeks for essential repairs and maintenance being carried out by the FutureSpace programme.
Emma Reynolds, Labour MP for Wolverhampton North East, has praised a group of Wolverhampton volunteers who have given up their own free time to help the city’s homeless people.
Emma Reynolds, Member of Parliament for Wolverhampton North East, has chosen the winner for her annual Christmas card competition.
Emma Reynolds, Member of Parliament for Wolverhampton North East has opened the new offices of Flatworldworks, an emerging global player in digital IT.
Emma Reynolds, Member of Parliament for Wolverhampton North East and Rob Marris MP, have thanked local posties for their hard work during Royal Mail’s busiest period.
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The CAMRA Wolverhampton Beer & Cider Festival returns to the Newhampton Arts Centre starting Thursday 8th and ending Saturday 10th June.
Winner of BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards “Best Live Act” Award 2001 Vin’s career has spanned over 40 years of constant world wide touring which must make him some kind of elder statesman of folk.
Ewan McLennan has, in a short space of time, come to be known as a guitarist at the forefront of his generation; a troubadour, balladeer and storyteller cut in the old style; a singer that can move audiences with his passion and pathos; and a ...
12:00pm / 2:00pm / 7:00pm (Audience is limited to 10 people per show) “When I was little, I used to hang out at my dad’s restaurant every weekend, back when they used to stay open until 5am.
A spectacular celebration of Rajasthan’s vibrant and colourful lifestyle, music and dance in a heady, exciting and hypnotic reflection of this enchanting region.
Marking the 10th Anniversary of Back to Black An 8 piece tribute act with full brass section, that celebrates the songs of Amy Winehouse and the songs that inspired her.
Creative workshop with a spring theme.
Fancy spinning a yarn, dropping a spindle, knitting a map? Drawing on local skills, try out a range of traditional craft activities in our unique yarn, fleece, thread and fibre focused event: spinning, using wheels and drop spindles, weaving on a ...
Out of Time is back with plenty more hip shakin’ than before.
A challenge, competition, exhibition and festival all in one.
The Out of Time weekender is back with plenty more hip shakin’ than before and with a new summertime date.
Support Live music with our regular live music night for up and coming fresh young talent.
The Town will be getting back together for a one off gig raising money for diabetes UK.
Out of Time returns to celebrate 3 years of hip shakin mod club nights in Wolverhampton.
THE FOUNDER The story of Ray Kroc, a salesman who turned two brothers’ innovative fast food eatery, McDonalds, into one of the biggest restaurant businesses in the world with a combination of ambition, persistence & ruthlessness.
Hugh Bonneville (Lord Mountbatten) and Gillian Anderson (Edwina Mountbatten) in VICEROY’S HOUSE Celebrating British Film In 1947, Lord Mountbatten assumes the post of last Viceroy, charged with handing India back to its people.
Hidden Figures A story based on true events, about a group of African-American women who were hired by NASA for their skills in mathematics to be part of America’s space programme in the 1960s.
Denzel Washington plays Troy Maxson and Viola Davis plays Rose Maxson in Fences from Paramount Pictures.
Nominated for a Golden Globe, BAFTA Oscar for Best Film in a Foreign Language.
Transmission + Support TBA + Dj Devoted to recreating the atmosphere of a live Joy Division gig, Transmission emulate the sound of one of the most inventive, evocative and influential groups of their era.
Folk rockers Under a Banner are joined by acoustic punk heroes Headsticks.
Star Wars – Quiz night £100 cash prize for the winning team plus a £50 prize for the best Star Wars fancy dress outfit * Ages 14+ (under 18s must be accompanied by 1 adult 18+) * Minimum team size 2 people.
Calling all the cool cats Gaz is coming to Town! A special one off night spinning some quality sounds.
Support Live music with our regular live music night for up and coming fresh young talent.