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Helicon Eats: Backyard Chicken

Cameron Henderson

Cameron Henderson weighs up the pros and cons of chicken based dining in the first of a new series... 

LIVE REVIEW: Hedda Gabler @ The Isand

Tasha Nuthall

Bristol Dramsoc’s production of Henrik Ibsen’s transformative drama Hedda Gabler sees the tragic titular character brought to life in an alluring and palpable fashion.

LIVE REVIEW: Spring Awakening @ Pegg Theatre

Jemima Stafford

 

This adaptation of Wedekind’s dark fable concerning the lives of a group of school friends in the liminal phase between childhood and adolescence is given a modern-day twist. 

LIVE REVIEW: The Tempest @ The Island

Tasha Nuthall

 

A marvellous display of musicality and wonderment...

LIVE REVIEW: The Edge @ Colston Hall

Serafina Lee

 

A highly immersive piece of promenade theatre created by over 100 young people from the Creative Youth Network, in partnership with RISE Youth Dance and Pocket Sessions Choir, The Edge is ambitiously innovative...

LIVE REVIEW: That Which Feeds Me @ The Winston Theatre

Tasha Nuthall

 

'That Which Feeds Me' is not a historical drama. Nor does it try to be. Instead, it is a spectacular hour-long depiction of one of the coolest and anti-establishment writers of the Elizabethan era...

In conversation with Emily Bull: What constitutes entertainment?

Serafina Lee

 

‘The Edge’ is the Creative Youth Network’s upcoming production at Colston hall, dealing with the consequences of ‘the fame machine’ and our excessive consumption of technology. Helicon talks to the creative producer, Emily Bull.

Live review: Benjamin Zephaniah @ St George’s

Caitlin Thomson

 

Caitlin Thompson looks back on seeing the renowned poet, lyricist, musician and writer, Benjamin Zephaniah, live at St George’s. A notorious nonconformist, Zephaniah delves into the social fabric of 1980s London.

In conversation with Grace Green

Serafina Lee

 

Eco-anxiety, femininity and the celebration of the everyday...

Festival Picks

Caitlin Thomson; Ed Deacon; Lorena Hall; Kate Bilton; Craig Renwick; Mahalia Curtis-Lundberg

Top festival picks from this summer...

The Best Upcoming Arts Workshops

Serafina Lee

 

Art workshops are a great way of making sure you have time designated to developing and keeping up your creativity alongside your degree.

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