Fishing the Solstice

30 June 2011 // On Water

by Paul Cowlishaw. So the longest day crept up on us again, blessed us with light and disappeared as quietly as it arrived. I made a valiant effort to greet it as there‚Äôs a certain satisfaction to be gained from watching the sunrise on the summer solstice, echoing perhaps from a time when we were […]

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Competition Result

29 June 2011 // Competition

Thanks to everyone who entered the competition in last weeks newsletter. The correct answer to the question was, October 21st. The lucky winner of a pair of tickets to the Apple Cart festival is Clive Shaw. Congratulations. It looks set to be a brilliant day out. Caught by the River djs will be in attendance […]

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The Chef

29 June 2011 // Port Eliot Festival

The Chef from Port Eliot Festival on Vimeo. A pixellation film showing the special ingredients that make Port Eliot Festival unique. Music by Gravenhurst. Produced and directed by Carolina Sarsfield.

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One Man and His Bike

28 June 2011 // Books

A 5,000 mile, life-changing journey by bicycle around the coast of Britain. By Mike Carter reviewed by Nick Hand A couple of months before heading off on my own adventure cycling around the coast of Britain I had come across Mike Carter’s weekly piece in the Observer Magazine. Mike had set off on the same […]

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The Value of Place and Space to Gig Venues

27 June 2011 // Music

Homegame Festival at the Hew Scott Hall: Copyright Dylan Matthews / Blueback Hotrod The value of place and space to gig venues: the impending closure of the Bristo Hall and the Hew Scott Hall by Rob St. John In a recent lecture for TED, David Byrne discusses a radical theory of the historical evolution of […]

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