• Blondes @ The Chameleon Arts Café

    The compact venue of the Chameleon Arts Café catered perfectly to Blondes’ set, giving the gig a very personal and intimate atmosphere. This suited the friendly and supportive nature of the crowd and allowed for a real connection to be felt between us and the musicians. The support acts...
  • A Scientific Study into Vintage Nottingham

    For this column, I am tasked with writing about my experiences in the wonderful city of Nottingham. Sometimes, though, when there are no Drag Queen festivals or quaint Christmas markets, I can feel at a bit of a loss at what to write about. So, this month, I’m writing...
  • Antiques, Vintage and Nottingham: Interview With Abi Whittaker From Hopkinson Vintage, Antiques Centre

    Impact Arts recently interviewed Abi Whittaker, retail assistant at the legendary Hopkinson Vintage, Antiques and Arts Centre to find out all about the wonderful and wacky world of working in such a unique place. Why do you enjoy working here?  “I’ve always been attracted to old things, I think most...
  • Field Day 2013 Review

    Hackney’s Victoria Park played host once more to Field Day: a one-day festival featuring an eclectic mix of up and coming indie bands and established DJs. Impact spent the day in East London to check out some music, laugh at ridiculously-dressed hipsters and drink overpriced beer.   Gabriel Bruce...
  • Telltale signs that you are turning into a Hipster

    I’ve recently been taking a lot of stick from people. There is nothing particularly new about that – it’s part of the territory that comes with being the editor of Impact and also a bit of an arsehole. No, the problem runs deeper than that. Say it...