Review: ExeFest 2017

Last year, Tristan Gatward’s campaign for the position of VP Activities created a substantial buzz when he promised to organise Exeter’s first campus music festival. After much preparation, the University of Exeter’s inaugural music evening, suitably named ExeFest, certainly did not disappoint. ExeFest had a lot to compete with, taking place a week after Hijacked and the Poltimore Festival and a day after the Enchanted … Continue reading Review: ExeFest 2017

Review: Poltimore Festival 2017

Set in and around the historic Poltimore house, this student run festival was billed as Devon’s own ‘Glastonbury’, and whilst we may not have been kitted out in wellies and living in messy tents, the festival certainly did not fail to deliver in terms of music, art and culture. Early in the day we happily wandered round the site, taking in all the stages and … Continue reading Review: Poltimore Festival 2017

Feature: Boston Tea Party

Boston Tea Party is Exeter students favourite brunch spot, however it offers so much more than rich coffee roasts and incredible scrambled eggs and avocado. We spoke to the manager of Boston Tea Party in Exeter to find out all about what goes on behind the scenes. Written by Lucy Lincoln and Chrissi Lewes. Continue reading Feature: Boston Tea Party

Review: The Last Five Years

Shotgun Theatre’s most recent production saw the musical theatre society take on Jason Robert Brown’s The Last Five Years. The play presents a classic story: boy meets girl, they fall in love, things turn sour, they fall out of love. Nothing new there. However, the play’s unconventional temporal structure sets it apart. The production follows Jamie from the beginning of his relationship with Cathy to … Continue reading Review: The Last Five Years

Interview: Bella Heesom on death, feminism and the arts

An interview all about death, feminism, sexuality and the arts. Following the death of her father and then mother, Bella Heesom turned to play writing to express her grief and encourage others to be more open about emotion and mourning. Her play, My World Has Exploded A Little Bit will be at the Bike Shed Theatre in Exeter and this will be followed by a death cafe. Continue reading Interview: Bella Heesom on death, feminism and the arts