Culture Literature

Broken Hearts

New to the world of spoken word poetry, I sat down to Poetry Circus’ ‘Broken Hearts’ fearing an evening of excessively tragic laments and elegies to lost love. Instead, I saw performances with a lighthearted, whimsical approach to the theme of love and loss which, while ebullient, were often extremely moving. Needless to say, I […]

Live Music

Ben UFO and twenty years of exemplary club culture at The Bongo Club

In many ways Ben UFO is the ideal artist to open the Bongo Club’s 20th birthday celebrations. His musical spirit and ability to determine which tracks are the right fit for the crowd remain one of his strongest suits, and subsequently he is one of few DJs who is renowned purely for his ability as […]