Book Review: ‘Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius’ By Dave Eggers

Hello everyone! How are we all? I'm back again with another book review. This time a second read of 'Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius'. The Blurb: 'A virtuosic piece of writing, a big, daring, manic-depressive stew of a book that noisily announces the debut of a talented - yes staggeringly talented new writer' Michiko Kakutani, …

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Foot In The Door: CBSO – Digital Skills (Thursday 26th October 2017)

Hello everyone, How are we today? Firstly, I'm going to apologise as this blog post is going to be a long one. Today we had two film-makers Kieran and Stephanie come in to teach us film-making. As with any new skills you learn, it's best to take baby steps so there's little chance of it …

Foot In The Door: CBSO – One-to-One Interview & Arts Administration (Wednesday 25th October 2017)

Hello everyone, How are we all? So prior to the one-to-one interview I had to come up with loads of questions for Ellie Griffiths, the Corporate Relations Manager at CBSO. Unfortunately, when I turned up she was poorly so I sat and talked to Liz Baines the Planning Manager instead. Half of my questions were …

Foot In The Door Programme: Event Management & Marketing at CBSO – Symphony Hall Tour (Tuesday 24th October 2017)

Hello everyone, How are we all? So before I start talking about the amazing tour around Symphony Hall in the ICC (International Convention Centre), I have a disclaimer and confession to make. DISCLAIMER: If you’re terrified of heights, it’s probably best you don’t look at these pictures I’m about to show you. These are just …

Fierce Festival – Director’s Q&A (Sunday 22nd October 2017)

Hello everyone, Here is the last installment of my experience at Fierce. I'm not sure about you but when I picture a director's q&a, I see said director onstage face-to-face with the interviewer microphone in hand. Perhaps the reason for this was to create more of an inclusive environemnt in which everyone could share ideas …

Fierce Festival: A Very Fierce Grand Opening Launch Party (Wedneday 18th October 2017)

Hello everyone, Hope you are well. When I walked into the Quantum Exhibition Centre to watch the launch party the Artistic Director of the Fierce Festival Aaron Wright was already giving his speech to kick festivities off. He spoke of his admiration for the acts, his respect for his team who had helped put the …

Fierce Festival: A Very Fierce Volunteer Meeting (Tuesday 17th October 2017)

Hello everyone! How are we all? As promised I would blog about being at Fierce Festival. Katy, Fierce's Volunteer Coordinator asked me to write two blog posts. This one is just a taster. The first proper blog post will be about the first night: the launch party. Can I make a confession? I've never been …