Tag: Pub

Features

Best of Norwich

Norwich’s reputation as a fine city precedes it with its blossoming businesses, hidden gems, and glimmering possibilities.  The Wildman, located as you descend into the Lanes, is a pub notable for its armchairs, cosy interior and carpeted foyer. With an array of beer and lager on tap, the pub is a pleasant environment to nurse…

Music

Mental health and music

CW: Mental health, suicide The music industry is well known for its highs and lows. Despite this, so many people seem to flock to the business. I became acutely aware of the toll that music can take on mental health last summer, sat behind the bins of a pub in Leeds, having a full-on panic…

Arts

Review: Stacy at London’s Etcetera Theatre

Inkwell Productions set up by UEA students Seàn Bennett and Keelan Swift-Stalley with their friend Ruby Lambert, staged Jack Thorne’s Stacy, at Etcetera Theatre, London. Ned Caderni and Caoimhe Blair both made their debuts, in producing and directing respectively. The one-man play follows Rob, played by Peter Hardingham. In his twenties and working as a…

Travel

Fresher’s Guide to Norfolk

As a local boy I think I am well placed to showcase the delights of my home county.  Although it feels that Norfolk is the land of the forgotten, it is well worth an explore during your time at UEA.  If you have a car then the possibilities of exploring quaint market towns, such as…

Features

NR2: it’s in the name

On the outskirts of the Golden Triangle, where Trory Street meets Kimberley Street, there once stood the Kimberley Arms, a pub greatly frequented by locals in the late 80s and 90s.   “You entered at your own risk”   With a notorious reputation for having a rougher social environment, one such local and UEA lecturer…

Features

Fiveways, one pub

It’s alright, in a roundabout sort of way… Earlham’s Fiveways pub has in the past suffered something of a chequered reputation among locals. Under new ownership and with a recently designated student night, Features editors Hattie Griffiths and Tony Allen visited to see what has changed… “You know, The Fiveways isn’t named Fiveways because of…

Features

Pub work for a pittance: why are the young worth less?

From secondary school to university, I have had a fair few friends for whom part-time or summer jobs have been a regular occurrence. It seems to me that this extra work alongside a degree is more important now than ever, due to the recent news that maintenance grants will be scrapped for the 2016 university…

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