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british summer time logo
Post: 02 July 2014


What do Arcade Fire, Black Sabbath, The Libertines, McBusted, Tim Minchin, Neil Young and Tom Jones all have in common? The answer is they are all playing in Hyde Park over the next week as British Summer Time presented by Barclaycard returns to central London.

wireless logo
Post: 02 July 2014


Wireless unplugs itself this weekend where the iconic event branches out to Birmingham as well as its hometown of London. It’s all change in the capital as well as the three day event settles down in Finsbury Park.

Post: 01 July 2014


Before we use the Caps Lock key let’s rewind to a few months ago when Metallica were finally announced as the Saturday headliner for Glastonbury. The delay was due to the Californians booking at Sonisphere, a festival which is targeted towards fans worshipping heavy metal.

glastonbury festival 2014 logo
Post: 24 June 2014


The gates open Wednesday morning, there’s over 2,000 performers making up the bill, Metallica join Arcade Fire and Kasabian as the headliners and Michael Eavies’ gardener will have his work cut out next time he pays a visit to Worthy Farm.

suzanne ball with the cure's robert smith launching #musicwithoutbarriers
Post: 23 June 2014


Today (Monday June 23rd), Attitude is Everything, the charity that works to improve Deaf and disabled people’s access to live music, will launch #MusicWithout Barriers - a new online campaign backed by a wide range of UK musicians.

penn & teller
Post: 23 June 2014


On Friday evening, somebody, somewhere, was opening an envelope. Its contents revealed how a magic trick had been done earlier on that evening.

francesca martinez
Post: 20 June 2014


A percentage of festival promoters are being asked to book more female comedians on their bill. The plead follows a statement released this morning which sees a group of stand-up comediennes believing their talents are being left behind when it comes to major summer events.

danger mouse and penfold
Post: 18 June 2014


OK, we admit it. As soon as we heard the news this week Danger Mouse is set to return to our screens we googled our way around the net desperate to run a story which links disability to Penfold’s best buddy.

passenger on mobility scooter
Post: 18 June 2014


For those who don’t use them mobility scooters can be annoying. There we go, we’ve said it! It’s not the type of statement you expect to read on a site dedicated to disability, but it’s the truth...a percentage of able-bodied people find those chunks on wheels crawling around supermarket aisles and chugging along roads an inconvenience.

red hot chilli peppers at isle of wight festival
Post: 17 June 2014


The Saturday headliner for this years’ Isle of Wight festival remained inconspicuous for a few months. Biffy Clyro and Calvin Harris would round off Friday, Kings of Leon had the job off closing the event, but as for the act sandwiched between these heavyweights the slot remained a mystery.

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