Tag: London

#BLM, TV, Venue

I May Destroy You: an eye-opening watch

Michaela Coel is such an amazing creative force. She’s completely unapologetic and tells it like it is. Her portrayal of sexual assault in I May Destroy You is no different. The main character, Arabella, is a young Black woman who is struggling to finish her novel when she is date-raped on a night out. The…

Global, News

Far-right protests grip London in response to anti-racism demonstrations

Scenes of violence have gripped the streets of London as groups containing far-right activists congregated in the nation’s capital. Protesters claim they were protecting statues from anti-racism protesters who have also been assembling in London and other areas of the United Kingdom. Police were attacked by activists as reports emerged of officers being beaten, punched…

Science

Two whales found dead in the Thames

On Tuesday, October 8, a humpback whale that was previously spotted in the Thames was found dead by the British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR).   The humpback, lovingly nicknamed Hessy, was a rare breed thought to have died due to being nutritionally compromised. However, the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) conducted a necropsy and found…

News

Clive Lewis opposes Extinction Rebellion ban

Norwich MP Clive Lewis shows support for embattled Extinction Rebellion protests. After protestors from climate change pressure group Extinction Rebellion brought London to a standstill, the Metropolitan police placed a total ban on all protests held in their jurisdiction from 9pm Monday, October 14 and 6pm Friday, October 18.  However, Labour’s Clive Lewis, MP for Norwich…

Music, Venue

Snapped Ankles – lost in an industrial forest

A slightly bemused Norwich came down with a freaky fever as what can be described as an industrial forest, took hold of the Norwich Arts Centre. The music on menu was a taste of the radical avant-garde: done with a feral appetite. Truly not for the faint-hearted. Snapped Ankles combined trees with trippy soundscapes while looking like Star Wars’ Ewoks with neon green lasers shooting out…

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