• Impact’s Music Essentials: 80s/90s Metal

    As part of our ‘Impact’s Music Essentials’ series, Jake talks us through his top ten picks from the 80s/90s metal genre....
  • A Horror Lover’s Guide To Halloween Films

    Daria Paterek Halloween is upon us, and what is better to set the mood than watching some PROPER horror movies? If you’re ready to traumatise yourself, distrust everyone around you, and experience many sleepless nights, this list is for you. Midsommar Midsommar is my favourite horror movie- but it’s...
  • October Book Of The Month: Lincoln In The Bardo

    An unconventional ghost story for Halloween, George Saunders ponders grief, morality, and memory in his debut full-length novel, Lincoln In The Bardo, set in Oak Hill Cemetery, Georgetown in 1862. Amelia Gibbs reviews....
  • A Scaredy-Cat’s Guide To Halloween Films

    Rachel Elphick The nights are getting darker, the days are getting colder, and there’s a distinct hint of something spooky in the air. Halloween is on the horizon, and I am well aware that this time is one of thrills, chills, and scaring yourself witless with horror movies for...
  • “Spookily Hilarious” – Impact’s Editor-In-Chief Reviews Screamfest

    Wrapped up in oversized jumpers and coats, myself and my three housemates bundled into the car excitedly, anticipating the night which lay ahead. We chatted cheerily, trying to keep our minds off the fact we were heading to one of the top scare attractions that the UK has to...
  • Science of Fear: What Happens When You’re Afraid?

    Megan Cuerden When you think about it, what is it that gets you really scared? For me, it’s always been that scene in Harry Potter with the insane number of spiders. Paranormal activity can send me off to sleep like a lullaby, but one small spider and I’m off...
  • The Most Haunted Places In Nottinghamshire

    Ryan Keane Nottingham is a city awash with myths and legends. In fact, one could argue folklore is part of its DNA. But sitting alongside Robin Hood in a regional pantheon of iconic tales are those that many find disturbing upon hearing about them. From dazed highwaymen to entities...