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

Who Do You Want To See Live@Exeter?

From stellar gigs to theatre performances, comedy shows and club nights, the University of Exeter has held some unforgettable events on campus for students and the general public since the 1950s. The Great Hall, one of the largest venues in the South West, has welcomed huge artists such as U2, Muse and The Vaccines. Lemon … Read more

Time to Get Lost Exeter, are you ready to get LOST? After its epic sellout success, Exeter’s biggest student night LOST Saturdays is back, bigger and better than ever before… Get ready to find yourself at LOST at the Lemmy…. With the Lemon Grove reopening on Campus, Exeter’s ultimate student night relaunches this September after … Read more

Blossoms UK Tour

Blossoms have today announced details of an extensive UK and Ireland tour for November and December 2022. The shows, which include two nights at Manchester’s O2 Apollo and one night at London’s O2 Academy Brixton are on sale from 9am on Friday 5th August. Blossoms have played a series of huge gigs this summer, including … Read more


Live events are no new phenomenon at Exeter. In fact, University venues are pretty legendary in these parts, when it comes to the history of gigs. The Great Hall and Lemon Grove (or ‘pit’ as it was known as back in the day), hold a colourful roll call of live music events, kicking off way … Read more