Entertainment & Reviews

The Piano and Me: Jazz giant in rare one man show

A Devon-wide organisation is presenting its third event this Winter, to usher in the coming of spring. Anyone with a love of jazz will find a rich tapestry of music, woven by a master of the genre.

The Piano and Me will feature Mike Westbrook and is being produced by the Devonshire Association’s Music and Folklore Section (DAMFS) which is a new organisation amalgamating two established groups. It is hosted in association with The Bridge Inn, Topsham which is a recognised venue for high quality music events.

Mike is taking a break from his larger gigs to present an up...

Child in wellys walks past snowdrops

Watch Spring unfurl at RHS Rosemoor and enjoy Snowdrop walks and Half Term magic and stories

Spring has arrived at RHS Rosemoor, signalled by the appearance of large drifts of delicate snowdrops throughout the gorgeous gardens. In celebration, you can join an expert on a special walk every day at noon from 1–11 February . Booking is not required but places are limited and are offered on a first-come basis.

Before you know it the school holidays will be upon us – but have no fear, there is plenty of February Half Term fun planned for families to enjoy, no matter what the weather!

From 10 – 18 February children of all ages can follow an exciting ‘explorer’ trail that...

Unveiling the Film Journey: Egor Abramov's Biography

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Thu, 02/08/2024 - 10:27am

Egor Alexandrovich Abramov, a name gaining prominence in the world of Russian cinema, presents a captivating tale of transition from the judo arena to the spotlight of the entertainment industry. Born on November 22, 2003, in Tula, Abramov's journey to stardom is as unique as it is promising.

Entry into the World of Film

Egor Abramov’s biography begins with his introduction to the world of acting as a serendipitous encounter. While engaged in judo training, representatives of director Ilya Aksenov discovered the young talent. Cut to Abramov's role in "Peace! Friendship!...

Casino Security: Safeguarding the House and Its Guests

Authored by Liv Butler
Posted: Thu, 02/08/2024 - 8:49am

In the world of glitz, glamor, and high stakes that defines casinos, security remains the unsung hero, working tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure the safety of both the house and its guests. But what does it take to keep these entertainment havens secure? How do establishments balance the thrill of the gamble with the need for tight security measures? And, more importantly, what innovations and strategies are being employed to stay one step ahead of those looking to exploit the system? In this comprehensive exploration, we'll delve into the multifaceted approach to casino security,...

Castle in Romania in front of blue sky

Exploring the Most Haunted Horror Movie Film Locations

Authored by Ellie Green
Posted: Thu, 02/08/2024 - 6:58am

Horror movie film locations are often considered to be one of the most important aspects of a horror film. These locations create an atmosphere that can make or break a horror movie. It sets the stage for terrifying events to unfold.

From iconic haunted houses to abandoned asylums and creepy forests, these locations play a crucial role in building suspense and tension in horror films.

If you want to find out some of the most famous horror movie film locations, keep reading!

The Stanley Hotel - "The Shining"

The Stanley Hotel, located in Estes Park,...

What to Do When the UKGC Casino You Were Playing at Goes Bust

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Tue, 02/06/2024 - 8:16am

Honestly, there’s not much you can do but sit and sulk when a UKGC casino you were playing at happens to go bust. Neither the Gambling Commission nor the UK Government is obliged to safeguard your deposited or staked funds the same way a bank does.

The options for recourse are limited, leaving little room for action beyond a sense of frustration. But, to save yourself from panic and uncertainty you can do your homework before you put any money into the casino. It includes knowing your rights as a player and the level of protection a casino offers in case of insolvency.

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Which Entertainment Choice is Best? Exploring Free Spins with No Wagering Requirements

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Tue, 02/06/2024 - 6:39am

In the huge realm of internet entertainment, many people are drawn to online casinos. The excitement of the spin, the clink of virtual coins, and the opportunity to win large from the comfort of your own home might all be alluring. However, not all casino offers are the same. In this piece, we'll delve into the realm of online casino bonuses, concentrating on free spins with no wagering requirements. We'll look at why these offerings can be the finest entertainment option for knowledgeable online players.

Understanding Free Spins with No Wagering Requirements

Before we go into...

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra will be accompanying Exeter Philharmonic Choir in March

Acclaimed choir and orchestra promise a night of high drama at Exeter Cathedral

Concert-goers are in for a night of high drama at Exeter Cathedral on Saturday 16th March when Exeter Philharmonic Choir joins forces with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and four world-class soloists to perform Giuseppe Verdi’s Requiem.

Verdi’s choral ‘blockbuster’, also known as the Requiem Mass, is an opera in all but name and is one of the most dramatic large-scale choral works in the classical repertoire; any performance is a grand occasion.

First performed in 1874, the Requiem is a musical setting of the Catholic Funeral Mass. It was composed as a memorial to one...

Young classical international stars to perform in Exeter

Virtuoso violinist Joel Munday from Devon and the exceptional violist Vanessa Hristova from Bulgaria join the Isca Ensemble South West and its Musical Director Roger Hendy in a special concert on Saturday 24th February in Exeter.

Both young musicians are completing postgraduates studies the Royal College of Music in London and have won many major international prizes as well as scholarships with leading London symphony orchestras in preparation for promising professional careers.

Joel was recently interviewed by BBC radio and television highlighting the considerable...

Predicting the Biggest Casino Trends of 2024

Authored by David Banks
Posted: Thu, 02/01/2024 - 6:25am

One of the best things about online casinos is that they have managed to keep up with the times over the years. As technology has continued to advance, so too have casino platforms, and this has paved the way for increasingly immersive games, greater security, new payment options, and better customer support. However, it’s fair to say that online casinos aren’t finished yet, and there are plenty of new and exciting technologies emerging that are likely to make an appearance on these platforms in one form or another.

In this post, we’ll look at recent developments within the...

Oktoberfest returns to Exeter

The highly anticipated Oktoberfest is returning to Exeter in 2024 following a huge sell out year in 2023!

A Celebration of beer, food, music and community is taking place on 18th and 19th October 2024 at Exeter Castle.

Oktoberfest offers an incredible selection of traditional German Bier that can be served in up to 2 pint steins. Amazing German food including bratwurst and pretzels, plus a range of other drinks including cider, prosecco, spirits and wine.

In addition to the diverse beer selection, Oktoberfest will feature a variety of food vendors offering...

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