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Posts Tagged ‘comedy’

Photography: Ben Meadows at Edinburgh Fringe

Photographer Ben Meadows gives a candid view of his experience at the Edinburgh Fringe comedy festival, and shares some of his evocative snaps.

Written by Amelia Gregory

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Andrew O'Niell live at the Edinburgh Festival. All photography by Ben Meadows.

Things don't always go to plan (as I know only too well...) but disasters can be turned around for the best! When photographer Ben Meadows set off to cover the Edinburgh Fringe he was not expecting his job to be cancelled. But he didn't let the bad news put him off, and took this series of evocative portraits of the comedians taking part in the infamous comedy festival. Here he describes what happened...

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Port Eliot Festival 2014 Review: Books, Food, Comedy, Craft & Fashion

From 24th-27th July the grounds of the stately home at Port Eliot in Cornwall once more played host to a wonderfully unusual and varied festival.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Port Eliot Festival by Maia Fjord. I’ve been meaning to take in Port Eliot festival for several years but it has always been just that little bit too far away. […]

Larmer Tree Festival 2011 Review, Saturday: Stornoway, Gabby Young, Caitlin Rose and Mud!

Saturday was marred by sporadic heavy rain showers, but that didn't put a dampener on the amazing Larmer Tree line up: highlights included Gabby Young, Stornoway, Caitlin Rose and Gary Stewart.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Gabby Young and Stephen Ellis at Larmer Tree. All photography by Amelia Gregory. By Saturday the rain had well and truly settled in at Larmer Tree Festival and it was […]

Larmer Tree Festival 2011 Review, Thursday: Peacocks, Music, Comedy and more!

In the first of my four Larmer Tree Festival reviews find out more about what makes this boutique festival so unique: a great location, peacocks, fab comedy, peacocks and on Thursday evening the Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Larmer Tree Peacock by Rebecca Emery. The weather was beautiful as we rocked up to Larmer Tree Festival on Thursday evening – low sunshine spread out across our clover strewn […]

More Soup and Tart at the Barbican: a review

Featuring the likes of lobster lover Edwina Ashton, furry dancing from Marcia Faquhar, acrobatic clowning from Frauke Requardt, plate slinging from the aptly named Holly Slingsby and Martin Creed, Simon Bookish and Ryan Styles... this was certainly a night to remember (in parts).

Written by Amelia Gregory

More Soup and Tart by Ben Jensen. It was always going to be a tall order to recreate the seminal work of underground performance artists, viagra but the Barbican programmers […]

Climate Camp 2010 at the RBS HQ in Edinburgh: a Break the Banks action round up.

I've just got back from this year's Climate Camp in Edinburgh. We camped on the grounds of the global headquarters of RBS to highlight the financial links to the climate crisis, and took direct action every day. Here's my round up of the best actions I took part in.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory unless otherwise stated. Over the past few years I have become increasingly embedded in the process of Climate Camp, see so I am well aware […]

An interview with ace comedian and Latitude regular Robin Ince.

Robin Ince talks Latitude, crabs, climate change and the joys of Mills and Boon. Plus what he recommends you see at Latitude festival this year.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A new era in food shopping could have dawned a few weeks ago as The People’s Supermarket in Holborn opened its doors for the very first time. It’s ultimate aim? […]

The Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts

Hit the Hay: Preview of The Guardian Hay Festival of Literature and the Arts, Brecon Beacons National Park

Written by Amy Hughes

The annual book lovers festival located in the small town of Hay-on-Wye on the Welsh borders. Pic by: FINN BEALES Tel / fax: (01497) 821859 / Mob: (07812) 032137. Email: […]

Festival Preview: Latitude

Come one, come all, to Suffolk. Suffolk? Yes, Suffolk. There's a really bloody brilliant festival there.

Written by Ian Steadman

Alternative Fashion Week Day 5 2010 Viveka Goyanes All photography by Amelia Gregory. Kim Seoghee may not be Flemish (I’m gonna bet he isn’t) but his work sure as hell […]

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London Word Festival

Amy Hughes preempts the third installment of the bookish bonanza to discover why east is the word

Written by Amy Hughes

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Shock Of The Goo.

The David Goo Variety Band, 93 Feet East.

Written by Gareth David

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