Steve Backshall Ocean: Explorer and Wildlife Maverick

In the realm of wildlife exploration and conservation, few names shine as brightly as Steve Backshall. An English naturalist, explorer, author, public speaker, and television presenter, Backshall’s journey through the natural world has not only fascinated audiences but has also left an indelible mark on the landscape of wildlife programming. As he prepares for latest … Read more

Scouting for Girls: Back to Their Roots

When it comes to indie-pop anthems, Scouting for Girls have been a household name for over a decade. With chart-topping hits like ‘She’s So Lovely,’ ‘This Ain’t a Love Song,’ and ‘Heartbeat,’ this British trio has left an indelible mark on the music scene. After four Top 10 singles, four Top 10 albums, 2 million … Read more

Frankie Boyle: The Story So Far

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In the realm of stand-up comedy, few figures have been as unapologetically audacious and brilliantly irreverent as Frankie Boyle. A master of controversy and a virtuoso of razor-sharp wit, Frankie Boyle has carved out a unique space for himself in the comedy landscape, leaving audiences both doubled over in laughter and taken aback by the … Read more

A Brief History of The Jam

The Jam, one of the most influential and beloved bands in British music history, left an indelible mark on the punk movement of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Comprising of three talented musicians, including Paul Weller, Bruce Foxton, and Rick Buckler, the Jam rose to fame with their distinctive sound, socially conscious lyrics, and … Read more

From The Go Go’s to Solo: Belinda Carlisle’s Career So Far

Belinda Carlisle has had a stunning career. She rose to fame in the ’80s as the lead vocalist of The Go Go’s, the most successful female pop-rock band to date. Their debut album, Beauty And The Beat (1981), was number one for six weeks and delivered huge singles such as We Got The Beat and … Read more

BSO Live For A Fiver

Did you know, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, one of the country’s top orchestras, has a long-standing relationship with the University of Exeter and regularly raises the roof here in our very own Great Hall? With a diverse calendar of performances, BSO offers a mixture of popular programmes like Smooth Classics (24th November) as well as big … Read more