Cutter and Squidge Potion Room is a masterpiece of wizardry. Set in a basement in the heart of Soho, it transports you right across the magical plane through the power of immersive dining, potion making and general silliness! We giggled with anticipation as we were taken down the steps to the underground potion room and shown to our seats. It was here that the magic unfolded…
Adult life is so hard, huh? Often when you want to reconnect with your friends, you compare calendars and there’s that all too familiar scenario… “How does the 5th sound?” “I’m out that day what about the 7th?” “Oh, I can’t do that… 9th?” “Busy then… Erm…”
That’s why when the fantastic team over at giffgaff gifted me a games night kit and challenged me to host a games night, I thought it’d be a fantastic way to reconnect my friends as a group. We’d not spent any time together for so long and it seemed like the perfect excuse!
*Disclaimer: This post contains gifted content from giffgaff
I planned to write a ton of Halloween themed posts this October, but I’ve been so busy making those Halloween plans that I’ve not managed to write a single one! Instead, I thought I’d share the ways I’ve been getting into the spirit of Halloween and managed to make it last all throughout October.
*Disclaimer: This post contains gifted content.
Tales from Beyond the Stage: Meeting the Cast of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and Nightmares & Nibbles
It is with much anticipation that I wait in the Old Grammar School in Coventry to celebrate the release of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein at the Belgrade Theatre. Along with the cast from Nightmares and Nibbles, we settle down to chat about where they draw their inspirations and how they feel about the characters they play.
A young woman gets ready to to run an event – she’s good at them, she enjoys talking to people, she is passionate for the topic – she leaps at the chance. She wakes up on the day, and oh no – it’s a battle to leave her bedroom. She can run through a thousand reasons in her head as to why this just can’t happen today. Maybe tomorrow… Just not today.
Okay, so it’s not THE Mary Shelley herself of course, but the writer of the Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein theatre production, Rona Munro. As many of you may know, I am a massive Halloween fan and an avid reader (…also I’m a little bit of a goth!) I hope you enjoy this insightful interview with Rona, and it helps give a bit of context to the play, if you plan to see it!
*This post is written to support my local theatre in spreading the word about/ advertising their upcoming production of Frankenstein, at the Belgrade Theatre.
I recently started a local community in my area, and was asked by a fellow geek – how do I start one in my area? Coventry Geeks is all about local people connecting through their mutual love of fandoms, nerdiness and geek culture. With the success of how it’s gone so far, I wanted to share just how you can make a community for yourselves!
My friend and the creator of the Coventry Sticker Album, Aaron Ashmore of Etch and Pin, allowed me the absolute pleasure of proof reading this beautiful book before it’s release and I’ve been excited about it for MONTHS! Had to get my hands on a copy and find out what it’s all about!
Following on from the response to my posts about geeky things to do in Coventry, I thought why not expand my horizons and do a tour of a local city – Birmingham. Check out what are, in my opinion, the best nerdy geeky things to do on a day trip!
Being creatively confident in my writing / blogging, happened through 3 major epiphanies in the last year. I felt like I was drowning in my hometown – although the opportunities to write were growing, so was the blogger community and often I feel a bit overwhelmed by it all!
There’s always this “Am I good enough?” feeling. So I’ve decided to tackle it head on!