• UoN Hindu Soc’s Holi on the Downs: “Encapsulated the true Holi spirit”

    On 8th June, UoN’s Hindu Society held their famous annual “Holi on the Downs” celebration and it was one filled with lots of laughs! Initially I was slightly reluctant to go as I was sceptical of whether this university event could truly capture the essence of Holi. Having Indian...
  • Review: London Night Market

    We hear so much about Italy’s culture associated with food, we hear about France’s in the same way. You can name so many Italian dishes off the top of your head and most of the well known extravagant cooking techniques (as well as many basic ones) have strong French...
  • Science in the Park: A festival of Science this weekend

    This year is the 8th anniversary of the British Science Association’s Science in the Park. It is held at Wollaton Hall, welcomed over 7000 attendees last year, and is absolutely free, meaning there is no excuse for students not to pay it a visit on Saturday. To give you...
  • Festival Review: Y Not Festival Part 1

    We arrived on Thursday at an overcast Matlock train station, two cans down and feeling optimistic that the weather would hold off. Whilst waiting for the taxi an Australian and a Catfish fan asked separately if they could hitch a ride with us; the festival had begun, and the...
  • Preview: Balter Festival 2016

    With summer being just around the corner, Balter Festival is back for its third year. Taking place over three days at a top secret location roughly an hour from Bristol, a temporary settlement harbours some of the most colourful characters you’ll ever have the fortune to meet, gathered together...
  • Preview: Parklife Festival 2016

    Returning to the glorious 600 acre spread of Heaton Park, Parklife Festival 2016 boasts arguably its biggest lineup to date, combining the best names in dance and house music with rising grime stars and a sprinkling of wild indie bands to boot. With over 130 acts spread across eight...
  • Interview: Secret Garden Party

    With festival season just around the corner, it’s high time you forgot about revision and decided on which of the many parties across the UK is to be graced with your presence this summer. With the huge variety of choices, many with hefty price tags, it’s not always easy...