A VERY SPECIAL NIGHT OF ROCK AND ROLL IN AID OF THE NICK ALEXANDER TRUST
A PEACEFUL NOISE
MUSIC SPEAKS VOLUMES
MAXIMO PARK / FRANK TURNER /
GAZ COOMBES / FRAN HEALY
The inaugural A Peaceful Noise charity concert, held last night (November 15th) at the Shepherds Bush Empire, London, to mark the anniversary of the Paris terrorist attacks has been a huge success. Celebrating the life of Nick Alexander, Eagles of Death Metal’s merchandising manager, who was one of 89 people killed in the Bataclan Theatre, the sold out show has more than lived up to its billing as a very special night of rock n roll in aid of the Nick Alexander Memorial Trust and the Sweet Stuff Foundation with a super group finale featuring members of Eagles of Death Metal, Chas & Dave, Blink 182, Travis, Maximo Park, Gaz Coombes and Frank Turner. Read more
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BESTIVERSITY INSPIRED BY GOLDSMITHS, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON LINE-UP REVEALED
THE FUTURE OF…
CURRENCY / FARMING IN AFRICA / CIRCULAR ECONOMY / JOBS / SUSTAINABILITY /
BIODIVERSITY / THE UK & THE EU / CITIES /CHARITY / SPIRITUALITY / SEX
HOW WE CHANGE BEHAVIOUR / EMPATHY / COMPASSION
EXPLORING THE WILD COLOURS OF CREATIVITY / HOW IS ART TAKING DOWN THE OIL INDUSTRY?
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If future-facing illumination is your thing, then Bestiversity inspired by Goldsmiths, University of London, tucked snugly into the realms of The Amphitheatre, is where you need to be each day between midday and 3pm. Dishing out neural nourishment witha series of compelling talks by the cream of the future-thinking crop, this year’s Bestiversity line-up runs the gamut of intrigue from the weird & wonderful to the scientific, political and downright nerdy!
Rob da Bank says: “If you’re looking to take the edge off the brilliant night before you can’t go wrong with a bit of Bestiversity. Inspired by my alma mater, Goldsmiths, and full of engaging info on the way forward for subjects as diverse as spirituality, compassion and sex, make sure you feed your brains with a bit of The Future!”
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