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Homelessness in Exeter

Homelessness. It’s all over the country and it’s right under your nose when you’re walking down Exeter High Street. Devon Live commented on how “The number of rough sleepers in Devon has rocketed in the last seven years…and Exeter almost doubling”. When you’re walking down to get your weekly shop from Tesco’s, or maybe you’re going to grab a bite to eat in Princesshay, you’re bound to come across several homeless people asking for money or just wrapped up in their dishevelled sleeping bags. As a Londoner, I have seen my fair share of homeless people, but I was shocked when I first arrived at Exeter as I had never seen so many within a one-mile radius. It distresses me that the council and the government are not working hard enough to tackle this problem. Continue reading Homelessness in Exeter

Review: Cider Tasting and Pizza Evening @ The Stable

Last Thursday, Razz was treated to an amazing Cider Tasting experience at The Stable in Exeter. The evening was a great success and here are some of the highlights from our writers: Anna Hartley: “The cider tasting evening at The Stable was so fun – as someone who knows very little about cider I was really impressed and interested to find out so much about … Continue reading Review: Cider Tasting and Pizza Evening @ The Stable

Preview: Dr. Martens Official Launch

Opening six new stores across the UK and Ireland, Dr. Martens has finally arrived in Exeter! On the 27th October, Dr. Martens opened the doors to their new store on Exeter’s High Street and will be hosting an official opening celebration on Wednesday 8th November for press and customers. The event will be covered by media outlets throughout the south west and Razz Magazine’s Sasha … Continue reading Preview: Dr. Martens Official Launch

Review: Women of the World Festival

Last weekend the Women of the World Festival (WOW) came to Exeter for the first time and it was two days full of incredible talks and panels featuring a range of inspiring women. WOW was created by Southbank Centre Artistic Director, Jude Kelly, in 2010 to mark the centenary of International Women’s Day and is described as “a major global festival that celebrates women and … Continue reading Review: Women of the World Festival

Why You Should Join Razz Magazine

Are you a creative person with a passion for writing? Then Razz Magazine is the society for you to join. As Exeter University’s only Arts & Lifestyle magazine, our articles cover theatre, music, literature, baking, travel, and fashion pieces. Whatever your interests are, we are bound to cater to them. We always want to hear fresh ideas for articles, so at Razz you will have … Continue reading Why You Should Join Razz Magazine

Rebirth and Renewal Photo shoot: Behind the Scenes

For the print magazine photo shoot we decided on the theme of Vintage Renewal, as the idea of second-hand, upcycled clothing fitted perfectly with the overall Rebirth and Renewal concept of the magazine. With this in mind, Beverly and I headed to the various vintage shops dotted around Exeter a few days before the shoot to source outfits. The Vintage Store had the perfect selection … Continue reading Rebirth and Renewal Photo shoot: Behind the Scenes

In Print: Rebirth & Renewal

Our winter issue Rebirth & Renewal is now out & on sale at the Guild Shop (next to the RAM)! For your dose of colour injected into an increasingly dreary winter, grab one for just £2. Check out our fabulous photo shoot & behind-the-scenes post coming up soon! Also in the magazine: poetry, writing & reviews. In the meantime, Razz blog will be continuously updating over … Continue reading In Print: Rebirth & Renewal