After a break for a few weeks, my feature celebrating the best of local talent is back in business! Following introductions to and interviews with some of the best bands and musicians who have been around for a while, including … Continue reading Lincolnshire Band of the Week: The Rills
The Engine Shed is usually quiet during the summer months; being part of the student union at the University of Lincoln, most of its events are held whilst the student population is around. Us locals were in for a spectacular … Continue reading GIG REVIEW: DMA’S (+RedFaces) @ The Engine Shed, Lincoln
With a large student population and numerous live venues dotted all over the city, county town Lincoln is an idealistic place to begin a band. This is where the fourth Lincolnshire Band / Artist is based, after Project Redshift, Alice’s … Continue reading Lincolnshire Band of the Week: Carry the Crown
Blossoms played at the Engine Shed, Lincoln on 20th March, and I went along to see them live. Continue reading GIG REVIEW: Rory Wynne, Cabbage, and Blossoms @ Engine Shed, Lincoln!
Plugged is an exciting live experience – launched late last year, on one Thursday night each month it organises a concert hosting upcoming musicians and bands, giving them the chance to perform on stage at a popular Student Union venue. … Continue reading GIG REVIEW: NYTCLUB, Model Life, and Alfie Jack @ The Platform, Lincoln!
Undergraduate degrees last three to four years, and like my sixth form years, I thought university would drag on and on, and pass by gradually like a never-ending summer. My time in Year 12 and 13 felt as if it would never end but alas, all things in life cease eventually and so too will the university years of my life soon. I’ve just finished Semester A of my second year, and this more or less marks the halfway point of my degree which is both a frightening but an exciting proposition! I thoroughly enjoyed the first year, and my … Continue reading Woah, we’re half way (through a university degree)
Four weeks ago roughly, lecturers begun to talk about the scary and hard-hitting reality that essay writing time was fast approaching, as they begun to give us essay titles. No need to rush into them, I thought to myself – diving into assignments at that stage of the year would be unnecessary, as a month still felt like a very long time away. How wrong was I; the days crept up on me and just less than a week later I started to embark on my first essay writing journey of second year. Almost a full seven days before the initial deadline and a … Continue reading A guide to coping with multiple essay deadlines!
The original plan was that after Newton Faulkner, I’d save my money for a while and wait for Bastille to come around, the day after my 20th birthday… … that plan didn’t stick for long. Last weekend whilst I was … Continue reading GIG REVIEW: Get Inuit, The HiLos and The Vigilantes @ The Platform, Lincoln
Students don’t just come to lectures to listen and write notes. There are many types of lecture students! No specific people were inspiraton for any of the groups mentioned in this blog post. Continue reading Types of Students You’ll Find in Every Lecture!
Lincolnshire, the place I’ve spent all my life in, only has a couple of entertainment hotspots and one of these includes The Engine Shed, which is in the county town. Situated in the centre of a thriving university campus, the … Continue reading GIG REVIEW: Newton Faulkner, Lauren Rycroft and Sound of the Sirens @ The Engine Shed, Lincoln!