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Review: Pixies' strange chemistry proves explosive at Birmingham show

Peter Ormerod reviews Pixies at the O2 Academy, Birmingham
Music
Princess Apricot (Charlotte Jefferies Cadden) and Jack Trott (Cara Gould)

Giant fun is in store for all in panto at Priory Theatre in Kenilworth

Pantomime favourite Jack and the Beanstalk promises to keep families entertained in Kenilworth this month.

Whats on
Craig Hollingsworth as Idle Jack and Iain Lauchlan as Dame Sarah the Cook

Review: Energy overload as Belgrade panto turns everything up a notch

Catherine von Ledebur reviews Dick Whittington at the Belgrade Theatre, Coventry

Theatre and Comedy
Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Spuds on top as celery named as UK’s most hated veg

Brits are turning up their noses at ‘trending’ veg people post in recipes on social media - with celery named as the most hated.

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Marcus Brigstocke argues we should be happier than we are

Review: Struggles with the modern world yield laughs with Marcus Brigstocke

Jon Rollinson reviews Marcus Brigstocke at Warwick Arts Centre

Theatre and Comedy
Mr Toad's love affair with the motor car plays a major part in proceedings

Review: Toad of Toad Hall offers a masterclass in comic acting

Nick Le Mesurier reviews Toad of Toad Hall at the Bear Pit Theatre, Stratford

Theatre and Comedy
David Bowie at Friars, July 15, 1972

Campaign to fund world’s first David Bowie statue falling short with 24 hours to go

A crowdfunding campaign to help build the world’s first David Bowie Statue is £16,000 short with just 24 hours to go.

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A banana and bacon trifle part of Heston Blumenthal from Waitrose range. NNL-160112-141526001

Heston Blumenthal launches banana and bacon Christmas trifle

Heston Blumenthal is launching yet another bizarrely flavoured Christmas product - a banana and bacon trifle.

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Dishonoured 2 is in the running to be crowned the Game of the Year

Console Corner: Dishonoured 2 review

An honour to play Dishonoured 2.

Tech 4
Hailee Steinfeld as Nadine and Haley Lu Richardson as Krista

Review: Heart, soul and brains in The Edge of Seventeen

Matt Adcock reviews The Edge of Seventeen (15), starring Hailee Steinfeld and Woody Harrelson

TV and Film 2
Two of the stars of this years pantomime

Beast of a panto coming to Leamington

It is the time of year to cheer for the heroes and boo the dastardly villains as one of the most popular pantomimes of all time comes to Leamington Spa.

Whats on
The cast of Oliver!

Ask for more at festive show coming to Loft in Leamington

Consider yourself at home at The Loft Theatre in Leamington when the family musical Oliver! is performed at the venue for the first time.

Whats on
The Choir of Clare College Cambridge

A classical way to start your Christmas with top concerts in Leamington and Warwick

Leamington Music is hosting three concerts in December as part of its Christmas Festival.

Whats on
Pasha Kovalev is among the big names coming to the Spa Centre

Strictly star, top comics and TV favourites heading to Leamington for new Spa Centre season

An array of household names have been lined up for the new season at the Spa Centre.

Theatre and Comedy
Leamington Art Gallery is collecting LGBTQ+ memories from people in south Warwickshire. NNL-161130-091832001

Leamington Art Gallery seeks LBGTQ+ memories for history project

Leamington Art Gallery is inviting people from south Warwickshire with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) memories and experiences to contribute towards a history project.

News
Sam Young. NNL-161128-165104001

‘Outstanding’ young musician composes competition piece for Warwick School

Described by his teachers as a “truly outstanding musician”, Warwick School pupil Sam Young has composed a piece of music to enter the school into a regional music competition.

Music
Singer-songwriter Ortopilot playing at the first Kenilworth Song Club in Costa Coffee on Sunday November 20.

First Kenilworth song club ‘a hit’

The first Kenilworth ‘song club’ held last week was a hit, according to the Kenilworth songwriter who organised it.

News
Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children now drink a bath full of sugary drinks every year

Children as young as 11 drink the equivalent of almost a bath full of sugary drinks every year, Cancer Research UK has warned.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

News 6
Killing Floor 2 is a great zombie co-op blast

Console Corner: Killing Floor 2 review

Not just another zombie-fest.

Tech
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