Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club + The Haggis Horns The Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival- Review

Friday 6th May saw Belfast come alive to the intoxicating sounds of The Haggis Horns as part of The Craig Charles Funk and Soul Club running in this year’s CQAF’s line up. The Haggis Horns, a 7 piece band which describe themselves as a “live funk extravaganza combining heavy breakbeat funk, soul, hip-hop and afrobeat … More Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club + The Haggis Horns The Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival- Review

Big Telly Theatre Company – Spike Milligan’s Puckoon at The Mac, Belfast.

From the word go Big Telly Theatre Companies production of Puckoon is an electric, exhausting, exciting and engaging piece of theatre, if you can even summarise it under such a narrow term as simply a ‘theatre’ piece. The actors in this production, double, triple and quadruple their roles, transforming themselves into dancers, musicians, choir members, … More Big Telly Theatre Company – Spike Milligan’s Puckoon at The Mac, Belfast.

Grief.

I’ve never before witnessed personally, the true, devastating, bull dozing effect of cancer. I’ve seen the adverts, put my pennies in little yellow or green boxes beside the cashiers, I’ve probably given some money here and there to people running a marathon or abseiling down a building in aid of a late loved one, but … More Grief.