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THE GALLERY: Slam Dunk Festival 2018 (Midlands) @ NEC 28.05.18

      Words & pics by Eleanor Sutcliffe Ah, Slam Dunk… I arrive at the NEC camera in hand, with a carefully curated list of who I want to see. In 2017 I left the festival absolutely knackered from running in between stages, having seen maybe a third of the bands I planned to, […]

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THE GALLERY: Birmingham Pride ‘Be You’ Parade @ 26.05.18

      Words by Ashleigh Goodwin / Pics by Eleanor Sutcliffe Pride returned to the streets of Birmingham celebrating its 21st year, with 2018 being “the biggest Birmingham Gay Pride in our history” reaching ‘record ticket sales for an event that’s set to attract tens of thousands of people’. Birmingham Pride festival director, Lawrence […]

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THE GALLERY: RuPaul’s Drag Race Werq the World Tour @ Symphony Hall 27.05.18

      Words & pics by Eleanor Sutcliffe It’s 8pm on a Sunday evening and Ashleigh and I are soaked. We’ve worked Birmingham Pride for two days and have just traipsed our way through monsoon rain to the doors of the Symphony Hall for RuPaul’s Werq The World Tour. Having decided to wear slightly fancier […]

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THE GALLERY: Captain Süün @ The Sunflower Lounge 24.05.18

      Words by Ashleigh Goodwin / Pics by Phil Drury It’s Thursday night and our three day summer is still going strong. Approaching The Sunflower Lounge, you can see it has already built up a sizeable crowd that spills onto the streets outside, all of whom are enjoying drinks and cigarettes before the […]

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THE GALLERY: Rita Ora @ O2 Academy Birmingham 16.05.18

      Words & pics by Eleanor Sutcliffe You can tell a lot about a show by the queue outside the venue. Tonight, it is an endless horde of teenage girls and their parents. Not my usual rock show, granted. However, I was their age when Rita Ora dropped her single ‘RIP’ back in […]

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