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 …

Paracinema programme picks from Festival Director Adam Marsh

Kicking off Derby Film Festival is the Paracinema weekend – bringing the best of horror, sci-fi, and fantasy as well as other genres outside of the mainstream. It’s the first Read More …

DIY scene celebrated at Hashrock Festival all-dayer

The DIY music scene is being rightfully celebrated at the Hashrock Festival all-dayer at the Hairy Dog on Saturday 5 May 2018, as ten frankly amazing bands take to the Read More …

Derby artist John McDonald to exhibit first solo show at Banks Mill

Painter John McDonald was rendered profoundly deaf over sixteen years ago and completely shut off from the world. Now, in his fifties, John has discovered a whole new sense of Read More …

JAWS, King No-One, The Honeymoon Suite: The Venue – live review

Having played at both 2Q Derby Festivals and Y Not JAWS made their headline debut in Derby last night at a sold out Y Not Festival show at The Venue, in support of Read More …