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Britpop At The BBC

Album review: Britpop At The BBC

Not a definitive round-up, but a fair stab at summing up the mid-‘90s guitar scene by the Beeb.

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Saturday night at Lovebox in Victoria Park, during MIA's set

Lovebox festival review

When the first day of a festival is also the hottest day of the year, spirits are going to be high.

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Gramercy Arms - The Seasons Of Love

Album review: Gramercy Arms - The Seasons Of Love

Considered, refined and varied adult pop from this mongrel NY band.

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Members of the Stageworks Theatre School, Chadwell Heath, Romford in rehearsals

Disney baddies in the Ilford spotlight for Stageworks school’s Kenneth More Theatre show

A theatre company will tonight be putting its own twist on all things Disney.

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A production of Who's Mad will be performed at the Redbrige Drama Centre.

Redbridge youth theatre group explore impact of computer games on society

A youth theatre company is preparing for a second performance of a play inspired by computer games.

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Pupils from the Wenn Stage School rehearse at the Kenneth More Theatre last year for Cluedo The Musical which was written and performed by the students.

Young drama students set to perform their own musical at Kenneth More Theatre

A theatre school’s students are preparing for a journey through the ups and downs of life.

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Ellie Gibb has her face painted by Emma Japry

Gallery: All the fun of the Fairlop Fair

Bicycle ballet, Mad Hatter tea parties and Morris Men were just some of the attractions at this year’s Fairlop Fair.

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Nick Brewer. Picture: Nick Brewer

Nick Brewer puts on performance after turning hobby into career

A new British rapper tipped to change the face of UK hip hop took to the stage at a sold out gig last week.

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Arcade Fire headlined the British Summer Time stage in Hyde Park

Review: Arcade Fire, Black Sabbath, The Libertines and McBusted at British Summer Time Hyde Park

The giants of rock, metal and pop descended upon the Royal Park to put on some of the most anticipated shows of the year.

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Nick Mulvey will be performing at Somersault festival next month

Nick Mulvey tells of his love of English festivals ahead of Somersault appearance

It might not seem very glam to be stuffing your face at a service station, but when you’re a rising star with a shed load of gigs in the offing, eating on the hoof is the reality.

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London-based band Teleman will play at Secret Garden Party this July

Introducing Teleman, the London four-piece set to storm Secret Garden Party

You might not have heard of London-based four-piece Teleman yet. But in the coming months, when the band will release their debut album Breakfast and perform at popular festival the Secret Garden Party, all that is bound to change.

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Rychus Ryter performing in 2012

Redbridge rapper Rychus Ryter turns down £100,000 record deal

A cool £100,000 may seem like a lot for a young musician with hopes of making it big – but it wasn’t enough to tempt Chadwell Heath rapper Rychus Ryter to sell out.

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A sled can help you carry all your kit for the days of revelling ahead

Festival survival guide: Don’t turn your dream weekend into a nightmare

Packing the right items and avoiding common pitfalls helps make your festival the uplifting experience it should be...

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Andy C. Pic: Andrew Attah.

Andy C interview: ‘When everybody is vibing with you – there’s no better business’

When I finally speak with Andy C he’s busy running through the soundcheck for a six-hour set in one of London’s biggest nightclubs.

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