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How to celebrate post-submission in Belfast!

September 16, 2013


So you’ve finally done it, hooray 🙂 If you’re reading this, we hope that after a lot of blood, sweat, and tears you have submitted your MA dissertation or PhD Thesis. After you catch up on some much needed sleep here are some fun ways to celebrate in Belfast this week: Go to the theatre […]

London’s must-see West End shows!

November 16, 2012


Planning a trip to London? Want to see a show but not sure which one to choose? Brooke Allen discusses the four shows she saw during her recent visit – Les Misérables, Billy Elliot – The Musical, Rock of Ages and Shrek – The Musical. All very enjoyable with something different to offer. Cameron Mackintosh’s Les Misérables is […]

PG Week 2012

October 30, 2012


Feeling the winter academic blues? Need some mid-semester fun? PG Week is being run next week at Queens (5-9 November) by the I&PSC. Events range from career talks, to trials for University Challenge, to some de-stressing Yoga. With loads of tea/coffee/cakes and goodies thrown in of course! Check out the full calendar of events here and at […]

Theatre Review: The Ulster Operatic Company does â€˜Oklahoma’!

October 18, 2012


In recent years, the Ulster Operatic Company has brought a number of contemporary musicals to the local stage. In particular, the company have been known to produce rock musicals, including Jonathan Larsons’s ‘Rent’ (the story of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive in New York under the shadow of HIV/AIDS) […]

Fun and Frolics at the Edinburgh Fringe

September 3, 2012


  I spent two days at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this year in August and had a fantastic time. As a poor Postgraduate student I mainly availed of the free comedy shows, of which there were many. These can range from utterly dreadful to unexpectedly enjoyable, and you can discover someone knew who may just […]

Review: Chronicles of Long Kesh

April 23, 2012


“It’s been a long time coming, but I know there’s a change coming!: Chronicles of Long Kesh by Martin Lynch Directed by Lisa May Grand Opera House: 20/4/12 Patricia Brennan Chronicles of Long Kesh depicts the years of Long Kesh/Maze Prison from its opening in 1971 until it was closed in 2000. Whilst portraying main […]

Review: Derren Brown – Svengali

April 9, 2012


Derren Brown – Svengali – Belfast, Wednesday 28th March, 2012 Having never really been to this kind of show before, I was not sure what to expect. I was half dreading being dragged on to the stage but secretly wanting it too! I have watched a lot of his programs on TV, from the trick […]