Ollie Baines’ singing trio, Blake, were interviewed by Claire Carter on BBC Radio Somerset this morning, their first interview in 14 months. They will be playing at the Taunton Brewhouse on 24th June 2021. The interview is on the iPlayer. Follow them on Twitter to keep up to date with their news.
Having had to miss the bi-annual exhibition last year due to the pandemic, Rosie Pearson (SU 1974-76) on form, has returned to Asthall Manor this year, albeit on a smaller scale. on form was born in 2000, when Rosie Pearson commissioned Anthony Turner to make two pumpkin-like finials for the Asthall Manor gateposts. She wanted something with character, […]
Jack Whitehall (B1 2001-06) hosted the Brit Awards last night in front of a crowd of 4,000. 2,500 of which were key workers invited to attend. The awards were the first large-scale indoor event to be held as part of a government-led research programme into how crowds can return safely to events. The winners were […]
Lewis Borg-Cardona (BH 1973-77) has had a busy time recently as three programmes produced by him have their releases this week. The first, U.Me The Musical a new musical romance podcast series set in a locked-down time of pandemic. The first three episodes were released on Monday 10th May, then one episode per day is […]
The William Morris (Aa 1848-51) Gallery is hosting an exhibition, Within The Reach of All: The Century Guild.The exhibition will explore the Century Guild’s key figures, who include OM designer, Selwyn Image (C1 1864-68).”It is the first exhibition in 20 years to explore the pioneering aesthetics and lasting legacy of this influential association of artists, […]
At 7pm (GMT) today, Charles Saumarez Smith (C1 1967-71) will be giving a lecture on the “The Transformation of the Art Museum“. “Over the past year, the ongoing global pandemic has dramatically shifted our relationships to museum spaces and changed our understanding of what an art museum is and can be. In this lecture, Charles […]
Fantastic news as Emerald Fennell (NC 1998-2003) wins the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay! You can see her full acceptance speech, in which she thanks her first son for waiting until the filming was complete to be born (and Zack Morris from Saved by the Bell!) here. We could not be prouder! Well done Emerald!
Congratulations to Damian Katkhuda (B1 1983-87) whose band, The Mostar Diving Club (pictured above performing at our Celebration of the Individual concert in February 2020), signed a new contract with BMG last week. We look forward to hearing his new music soon.