Articles Tagged with the word ‘music’

Unseen 2 - formerly homeless guide, Mike with a tour group in Camden

/ Arts, Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog, Social Enterprise

18 Sep 2015


This month marks the fifth birthday of Unseen Tours, who offer alternative walks around London led by homeless guides. As the initiative celebrates a 50 percent rise in bookings this year, Naomi Tolley joins a tour of Camden with a twist

William Brawley

/ Arts, Science

31 Jul 2015


A new study has found that musical training in adolescents can improve language and memory skills and even extend the brain’s development time

(c) Circuito Fora do Eixo

/ Community, Culture

28 Apr 2015


Why would human evolution have given us music? New research says the answer may lie in our drive to connect with others


/ Arts, Culture

14 Apr 2015


Folklore has it that there’s something a little spooky about twins, and Naomi and Lisa-Kaindé Díaz use this to incredible, uncanny advantage in their debut album


/ Arts, Peace, Positive People

30 Mar 2015


Stone Flowers – a musical group comprised of war and torture survivors – is releasing its new album Ngunda, proving that something beautiful can come out of unimaginable violence

Ed Jansen

/ Arts, Culture

03 Mar 2015


Matthew Gilley heads to Dalston to experience Polish avant-garde music collaboration Jacaszek and Kwartludium perform live


/ Arts, Culture

27 Jan 2015


A pioneering new enterprise aims to change the way young people view classical music

Emma Louise Jones

/ Arts, Culture

16 Oct 2014


The Somerwick Sessions in Cornwall aims to support the local music scene by championing talented new artists and unique venues


/ Arts, Culture

12 Aug 2014


At a festival that's about more than the music, ultimately it was London Grammar's epic minimalist anthems and Jessie Ware's powerful vocals that stole the show

Waterfall Landscape

/ Arts, Culture

05 Aug 2014


Set in a picturesque estate of ancient woodland, spring-fed lakes and rolling meadows in the heart of the Oxfordshire countryside, Wilderness is a music festival that aims to make the most of its surroundings

Womad, 2014, Fat Freddy's Drop, festival, music, world

/ Culture

30 Jul 2014


With a standout performance from Fat Freddy’s Drop, it was the sounds of ska, reggae, brass and blues that, despite the heat, had the crowds dancing relentlessly


/ Positive Travel, Positive Travel Blog

29 Jul 2014


To reignite her creativity, musician Emma Jay Ashton is sailing around the world, recording songs in a mobile studio on her boat

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/ Culture

21 Jul 2014


Festival-goers at this year's Womad will have the chance to delve deeper into sound with a new stage exploring audio intricacies


/ Culture

12 Feb 2014


Singer-songwriter Ruarri Joseph dishes up feisty folk with a side of solemn soul


/ Arts, Culture

21 Jun 2013


Inflated ticket prices for ‘sold-out’ events could become a thing of the past, thanks to the growing popularity of a collaborative ticket-finding service

Gig buddies

/ Arts, Culture

21 Jun 2013


More music fans in Brighton can now enjoy live events, thanks to a scheme pairing up gig-goers who have learning disabilities with volunteer buddies

Dub Pistols

/ Culture

10 Jun 2013


Kristina Georgiou signs up for sunshine and good times as a citizen of the ‘festival micronation’

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/ Culture

16 May 2013


A festival in Somerset aims to become the first ‘participation nation’, rewarding festival-goers for getting involved, and letting bands choose their own support acts


/ Culture

22 Mar 2013


A full 70-piece orchestra, made up of total strangers found at London Underground stations, has performed at the O2 Shepherd's Bush Empire, raising funds for children with disabilities


/ Culture, Wellbeing

08 Jan 2013


Dance music artists joined with spiritual teachers at The Big Om, a unique sound healing party in December 2012. Robin Robinson went along to experience the harmony