Edge-Lit returns to bring genre writing to Derby

The seventh annual Edge-Lit Festival is set to return to Derby on 14 July 2018 and bring a range of genre writing talent to the city. Organised by QUAD the Read More …

B A Johnston, Sex Jokes, Sophie Sparham – live review

In a slick of spilt lager B A Johnston takes a running knee-slide, prostrated in front of a holding-their-nerve but not their laughter crowd as he hollers down the mic. Read More …

Sinfonia Viva clinch prestigious award

Sinfonia Viva, the orchestra of the East Midlands based in Derby, has clinched the highest recognition for live classical music in UK from the RPS (Royal Philharmonic Society).  The project entitled Read More …

Alice Short: Estranged – second single in 2018 from Long Eaton rapper

Long Eaton rapper and poet Alice Short is a remarkably talented wordsmith. Her 2017 aN EP iN a dAY EP wonderfully deconstructed gender, identity, and the challenge of channeling creativity through the Read More …

Interview: Sex Jokes – we talk to Shelley Jane Newman ahead of debut gig

One of our ones to watch this year Sex Jokes is set for their debut gig at Dubrek this Saturday (12 May 2018) as part of Dirty Filis’ Public Meltdown Read More …