Tag: Tribute

News

Sir Ken Robinson: An Obituary

On the 21st August, British educationalist, author and speaker Sir Ken Robinson died of cancer. A New York Times bestselling author, a Professor of Arts Education at the University of Warwick, and knighted in 2003 for his services to the arts, he was a pioneer in education who served as an international advisor on the…

Fashion

The revival of 90s fashion

We have had the 70s flares come back into fashion, along with the 80s vibrancy and now we are seeing the 90s appearing in our daily lives. Recently there has been an increase in shops and shoppers buying 90s style clothing. Shopping spaces are now the site of a low budget Spice Girls tribute, whether…

News

UEA students show solidarity with Manchester

A vigil was held in UEA’s square on Wednesday evening to show solidarity with the people of Manchester, following a terrorist attack which killed 22 people on Monday night. On 22 May 2017 a nail bomb exploded outside Manchester Arena as concert-goers attending an Ariana Grande show were leaving the venue. In addition to the…

Music, OldVenue

Venue’s David Bowie Tributes

[su_spoiler title=”Dominic Clarke” style=”simple” icon=”chevron-circle” anchor=”Comment”]David Bowie was the first artist I ever listened to. He’s arguably one of the biggest musical influences that has graced the world, being voted fourth by the BBC in a list of the most influential greatest British icons (2006), and was offered both a CBE and a Knighthood, both…

Arts, OldVenue

Alan Rickman – a tribute

Alan Rickman was born in Acton, London in 1946. After finishing high school he attended Chelsea College of Art and Design, then the Royal College of Art. He then co-founded a graphic design studio, where he worked successfully for three years. Then he quit, set off for the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and thus…