Don’t Miss: The Barnyard Bash at the Nelson Inn

Grab your cowboy hat and get ready to dance to your favourite country hits, all for a good cause on Friday February 24 at The Nelson Inn, Burntwood. The Barnyard Bash is in aid of St. Basils charity, giving support to 16-25 year olds who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Line dancing, live …

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21 February 2017
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15 Faces of Winona Ryder at the SAG Awards, Applied to the Life of a Student

By Ben Wheatley When it’s only half way through a semester and already that precious student finance has already dried up 2. Then the parents ask you how your financial situation is and you’re like “urm yeah I’m not dead so I guess it could be worse” (Hinting at them “GIVE ME MONEY”) 3. When …

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02 February 2017
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Search Party: Narcissism in New York

[This article contains spoilers] For all intents and purposes, Search Party is not your average mystery drama. It’s razor sharp, quick witted and atmospheric. The millennial lives of four New Yorkers takes a 360 spin when someone they know goes missing without a trace. When Dory finds out her college dorm mate Chantal is missing, …

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06 January 2017
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The Biggest Albums of 2016

It’s that time of year again where we get to find out the biggest albums of 2016, and it is no surprise who reigns supreme. 1. Adele – 25     “Hello, it’s me” again! That’s right Adele remains on top for a second year running. Her third studio album, 25 is the biggest album of …

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05 January 2017
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Nico Rosberg Retirement: The Race for Formula 1’s Most Treasured Seat

By Ben Wheatley So as if 2016 couldn’t throw any more curve balls our way, Nico Rosberg has announced today (December 2nd) that he is to retire from Formula 1 immediately, just 5 days after claiming his maiden world championship. This however isn’t the first time a reigning world champion has called it a day, …

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02 December 2016
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Read issue 2 of The Scratch here!

Tis’ the season to be reading! The second issue of The Scratch is here, the perfect early Christmas gift! Chock full of fashion, sport, gaming and interviews, there are loads of treats in store for you to feast your eyes on! You can pick up an issue from your local campus now, or read online …

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01 December 2016
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Roosevelt at the Night & Day Cafe, Manchester – Gig Review

By Maggie Urbaniec On Sunday, I put my best dancing shoes on and headed up to Manchester to watch Roosevelt. He’s brought his tour to the UK to promote his debut album. His music brings all the best from the 1980s: synthesizers, pop and disco, mixed with a modern, signature twist. I had the pleasure …

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29 November 2016
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Escape this Christmas at the Magical Lantern Festival

This festive season the Birmingham Botanical Gardens becomes a mystical lantern trail, veiled in intricate Chinese paper lanterns. Get lost through the night time trail that celebrates nature, love and Chinese tradition right in the heart of Birmingham. Flowers cascading out of a vase, pandas peeking out from bamboo and a majestic peacock with vivid …

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24 November 2016
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Get your jollies on for the Jolly Jingle Bell Jog!

Although the weather outside is frightful, you can get into the festive spirit with the Jingle Bell Jog, which returns to Kings Heath Park on Sunday December 4. Hundreds jolly St. Nick’s will be running for Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice, who provide support to over 1,200 individuals and their families, carers and loved ones each year. Last year …

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15 November 2016
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Birmingham Universities work together in new student housing initiative:

A new university initiative plans to tackle the rising cost of living for students, whilst boosting Birmingham’s community. OneCity is an initiative that involves Birmingham City University, University of Birmingham, University College Birmingham, Aston University and Newham University. This grassroots scheme hopes to combat rising transport costs, rogue landlords, quality of living as well as …

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25 October 2016
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