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SAFETY JACKET @ RIALTO THEATRE

A night out in Brighton that started out like any other. I arrived at the venue, surveyed the other attendees and got a drink. But this night in particular was set to be an intriguing one. The band, Safety Jacket, hosted their album launch…

Review of Gaffa Tape Sandy

The Hunter Club, Bury St Edmunds Walking into the venue I was greeted by a loud guitar and a crowd happily bopping along to the beat. The band in question and the proceeding were an absolute joy to watch and listen to. A highlight of the…

Review of the Beatles

The Beatles have celebrated The White Album with special anniversary releases: ‘White Album’ Presented with New Mixes in Stereo and 5.1 Surround Audio; Expanded with Previously Unreleased Demos and Session Recordings In November 1968,…

James Blunt at Newmarket Nights

Photo credits Martin Dunning The cool breeze and sunny day created a surprisingly relaxed atmosphere at the July Racecourse. As usual the Newmarket crowd was full of amazing summer outfits, an eclectic mix of styles and people. This is…

Newmarket Nights – Paloma Faith

All Photo Credits Martin Dunning  After a sun-filled day in the idyllic surrounds of the Newmarket Racecourse I was able to console my losing streak with ice-cream and the visual feast of a glorious sun-set. During the day the Jockey…

The Dire Straits Experience Review

This at the Cambridge Corn Exchange was an evening with a difference. It felt for the audience like we were part of a Herculean effort to bring the ultimate phoenix up from the flames – the band they said could never reform –…

Review of Ely Sinfonia’s concert

‘From Russia with Love’, on Saturday 28th April 2018 From its inauguration in 1999, Ely Sinfonia conducted by Steve Bingham has developed into a fine orchestra and tonight’s concert certainly had its highlights. I arrived thinking we…

Strong Showing at Euston Estate

East Anglian Game and Country Fair 28th and 29th April 2018 The fair opened for its second year at Euston Estate, near Thetford and was another success with impressive numbers of the public joining busy rows of countryside and field…