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  1. The Launch of the Peter Capaldi’s Doctor Who is Coming

    The Launch of the Peter Capaldi’s Doctor Who is Coming
    Whovians all over the world are counting down the days until August 23rd as this is when we will get to see the newest regeneration of our favourite Timelord. The time travelling doctor in his police-box shaped TARDIS (time and relative dimensions in space) that is bigger on the inside will be played by Glaswegian actor Peter Capaldi. He takes...
  2. ABBA TRIBUTE BOURNEMOUTH 2014

    ABBA TRIBUTE BOURNEMOUTH 2014
    ABBA Tribute ABBA is coming to The Pavilion on the 31st August! Ok, so it may not be the real Abba but trust me, you will be whisked back to the 70’s when you see this incredibly authentic performance. The tribute has been put together by Sweeney Entertainments and the producer, director and choreographer from the original Abbamania musical from...
  3. Fairy Festival New Forest 2014

    Fairy Festival New Forest 2014
    New Forest Fairy Festival The spirit of summer is in all of us at the moment with all this glorious weather so why not let it loose at this year’s New Forest Fairy Festival. Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th of August will be filled with magic and wonder for anyone visiting Burley Park, the site will be open from 10am-6pm...
  4. 25th Anniversary of Tim Burton’s Batman Movies this August

    25th Anniversary of Tim Burton’s Batman Movies this August
    Back in 1989 a superhero film summer blockbuster directed by Tim Burton was released based on the ever popular DC Comics character Batman and tomorrow sees its 25th anniversary. The film was an enormous commercial success and it starred Michael Keaton, Kim Basinger, Jack Nicholson, Pat Hingle, Billy Dee Williams, Jack Palance, Robert Wuhl and Michael Gough. The film was...
  5. Summer Party Time!

    Summer Party Time!
      Throw your very own Summer/Hawaiian themed party! With the summer well and truly here, why not make the most of this gloriously sunny weather and get your party on?! Seeing as Party is literally our middle name we’d like to think we know a thing or two about how to put one together. So here we have a few...
  6. Your guide to Boomtown 2014

    For a magical experience this summer, keep the 7th – 10th August free in your diary, as BoomTown returns to the Matterley Bowl Estate in Winchester. Since 2009, BoomTown’s annual fair has brought the whole community together with its music, performances, theatre and creativity, attracting visitors from across the globe looking for a different type of festival. The districts Now...
  7. DC vs Marvel – The REAL Clash of Titans

    Whilst comic books appear to have gained a certain amount of legitimacy amongst mainstream audiences over the last decade thanks to Hollywood's obsession with everything 'super heroic', many still don't truly understand the difference between the comic world's two major players. DC and Marvel comics have both been around since the 1930's and together amount to around 65% of the...
  8. 7 Reasons to Check out Camp Bestival This Year

    7 Reasons to Check out Camp Bestival This Year
     The UK's biggest and best family-friendly festival is back this year, from Thursday 31st July to Sunday 3rd August. If you're looking for reasons to snap up a weekend ticket, keep reading, as we've collated seven ideas that are sure to leave you inspired! This is a festival the whole family can enjoy, from tots to teens and mums and...
  9. Disney Characters - Most Famous Female's – Who is Your Favourite?

    Disney Characters - Most Famous Female's – Who is Your Favourite?
    We all have our own favourites when it comes to Disney characters and Disney has created some truly great female characters. Whether you dream of being whisked away to a life of luxury by your very own Prince Charming, or would prefer to be brave and fearless like Princess Merida, we've compiled a list of Disney's most famous female characters...
  10. Superheroes DC vs Marvel, Which Side are You?

    Superheroes DC vs Marvel, Which Side are You?
  11. Camp Bestival 2014

    Camp Bestival 2014
    Camp Bestival 2014 Hello happy campers! In need of some family friendly fun this summer? Do you love the circus? Then look no further than Camp Bestival! From Thursday 31st to Sunday July-3rd August Lulworth Castle will be surrounded with thousands of happy faces of all ages and this year a lot of them will be clowns! Roll up! Roll...
  12. Charlie Chocolate Factory 50th Birthday

    Charlie Chocolate Factory 50th Birthday
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 50th Birthday In 1964 one of the greatest children’s stories ever told was released in book form and it is still going strong to this very day, I am, of course, talking about Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate factory” It’s a true classic that has been seen, heard and read by every generation since...
  13. How to Create a Retro 1940s Hairstyle

    How to Create a Retro 1940s Hairstyle
    40's Pin Up Wig with Victory RollsThe 1940s was an elegant and sophisticated era in the world of fashion and hair. Ladies wore beautiful dresses, stockings, hats and jewellery – always looking sweet, feminine and polished. When you look back through photographs and advertisements of the time – you can get a sense of the ladylike grace that this period embraced. Perhaps ladies spent so much time making their hair look gorgeous, because their clothing, stockings and fabrics were rationed and this was the only way to feel stylish and dressed up. Continue reading →
  14. Rock Out! Let's Rock Southampton 2014!

    Rock Out! Let's Rock Southampton 2014!
    Let’s Rock Southampton! The ultimate 80’s festival is hitting Southampton common this summer! After resounding success with “Let’s Rock the Moor” in Berkshire and “Let’s Rock Bristol”, “Let’s Rock Southampton” is set for its first ever show on 12th July and I’m sure it won’t be the last! This is going to be a family friendly event with plenty for...
  15. Planning a World Cup Final Party? Read This First!

    Planning a World Cup Final Party? Read This First!
    The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil has started, England have already played and to be fair didn’t do too badly. Are you planning a world cup final party to celebrate on June 13th? Getting a bunch of your friends together to watch the game can be a lot of fun, but how do you make the party the best it can be? Here are some things that you need to consider when planning the event: What is Your Budget? The first thing to do is determine how much you have to spend on the party itself. It is tempting to overspend when you are getting excited about the event, so setting a budget first will help you to keep things reasonable. Continue reading →
  16. Bourne Free 2014

    Bourne Free 2014
    Bourne Free If you come down to Bournemouth on Saturday 12th July, prepare to be dazzled! The streets will be flowing with colour, music and laughter and all the joy that Bourne Free brings to our town! For those of you that are yet to experience the marvel, Bourne Free is Bournemouth’s very own version of gay pride. People young...
  17. Blissfields Festival 4th July 2014

    Blissfields Festival 4th July 2014
    Blissfields Festival and 4th July 2014 Take a walk on the wild side this weekend with the brilliant Blissfields festival 2014. This amazing festival is happening on July 4th and the 5th. So if you celebrate the 4th July for independence day, this is a great way to celebrate whilst having fun! This awesome festival is located at Vicarage Farm...
  18. Funny Running – Choosing Fancy Dress Costumes for Races

    Funny Running – Choosing Fancy Dress Costumes for Races
    Marathon Woman Instant KitIf you have ever taken part in a marathon running event or watched one on television, you have probably seen a number of runners who have opted to complete the race in a fun and playful fancy dress costume rather than traditional running gear – such as in the Race for Life in Southampton for example (which will take place this year on July 6th). Why exactly do people like to run in fancy dress costumes for races? Isn’t running a race difficult enough without the extra weight an annoyance of a costume? Are these runners just attention seekers or is there a good reason why they are doing it? Continue reading →
  19. Summer Solstice 2014

    Summer Solstice 2014
    Summer Solstice 2014 Come one, come all. It's that time of year again where we celebrate the longest day of the year and the official start of Summer!  And where better to celebrate this marvellous event then Stonehenge of course? Rumour has it that it is the best place to be on the day as Stone henge has always been...
  20. Festival Season Kicks Off – Do You Have Your Fancy Dress?

    Festival Season Kicks Off – Do You Have Your Fancy Dress?
    Festival season will be in full swing soon, so it’s time to start thinking about how you can dress up! The Isle of Wight Festival took place from June 13-15th and the famous Glastonbury Music Festival will be taking place on the 25-29th of June. If you are attending these fun festivals, the experience is so much more entertaining when you can dress up in a fun and interesting outfit. But sometimes dressing up can be more difficult than it sounds. With so many options out there, how do you choose the best fancy dress costume? If you are looking for some inspiration for your festival fancy dress costume this year, here are some fun and playful ideas to keep in mind. Continue reading →