• The Firework Photo Fad

    Picture this: a territory of beautiful flames, a majestic fire and a hellish orange glow reflecting on the jet-black sky. Explosives that fly into this black hole creating sparks so beautiful that it’s almost sinister. No seriously, get a of picture it....
  • 10 Things you probably didn’t know about Chinese New Year

    Chinese New Year is just around the corner so we compiled some facts about this festive occasion we think you should know about.  Chinese New Year has many names – in China, it is known as chunjie (??) or the Spring Festival as it marks the end of the...
  • 3 Months In And Our Freshers’ Columnist Is Still Alive

    So, what exactly have I been up to? So many things.  “Ronan, you’re a Uni student now, you can do it all.  Everything and anything” But other stuff too. I’m integrating into University life a bit more: I actually started going to the Poetry and Spoken Word Society after...
  • Impact Features Does Bonfire Night

    Bonfire Night On The Forest takes place every year at the Forest Recreation Ground in Nottingham. With all the allures of firework displays, hot food, fairground rides and the fact that it’s FREE entry, we sent Impact’s Ellie Wright to experience the event. We kicked off bonfire night with a jam-packed tram...
  • Bonfire Night: How To Make It (Fire)Work For You

    It’s that time of year again – when sparklers are in abundance and gorgeous colours light up the sky. Bonfire night is a favourite time of year for many, and serves as a nice prelude to the Christmas season. Unfortunately, it is also a celebration with a history of...
  • New Year’s Eve Events in Nottingham

    Many of us have experienced New Year’s Eves that leave you with the disappointed feeling of not meeting your expectations of your dream night. All of the organisation for this once a year soiree is sometimes thrown back in your face with a seemingly average night and the consequential disillusionment of...
  • Science Behind… Fireworks

    The signature bang from a firework comes in much the same way as a typical action film explosion does; lighting gun powder, whose main constituent is potassium nitrate. That is the same potassium nitrate that Guy Fawkes used to try and blow up Parliament. During the explosions, metals contained in...