DIVE NQ: The Perfect Place To Start A Night Out In Manchester

Famous for its live music acts, bustling gay quarter and upscale cocktail bars, Manchester offers you the chance to enjoy the night of a lifetime. Want to start the night off right? Head to Dive NQ first, where you can drink, dance and be merry, putting you in the mood to trip the light fantastic.

Location, location, location

Based on Tib Street, Dive NQ is ideally located for a Manchester bar crawl. A few minutes away you’ll discover popular Northern Quarter drinking holes such as Tusk, Bar 21 and Cain & Grain, while you’re also just a stone’s throw from Piccadilly Gardens. It only takes a quarter of an hour to reach the rainbow-festooned bars of Canal Street, with the neon light-strewn dance floors, from here too. Continue reading “DIVE NQ: The Perfect Place To Start A Night Out In Manchester”

Seven Classic Mood Lifting Songs For Any Music Connoisseurs Playlist

Music has this unique ability to inspire and empower us, so here’s a little suggestion – next time you’re feeling down, try these seven classic mood lifting songs that are ideal for any music connoisseurs playlist…

We all need a little pick-me-up from time to time. Whenever I’m feeling down, I pop in some earphones, turn the volume up and hit the play button. Music has this unique ability to inspire and empower us, so here’s a little suggestion – next time you’re feeling down, try these seven classic mood lifting songs that are ideal for any music connoisseurs playlist… Continue reading “Seven Classic Mood Lifting Songs For Any Music Connoisseurs Playlist”

My Enduring Love Affair With Evita

I have a confession to make. I’m a massive, and I mean massive, musical theatre fan. Throughout my life I’ve become passionately besotted with a range of productions, from Rent to Wicked, but there’s one musical that I adore more than any other. This is Evita, the first musical I ever watched and indeed, the production which kick-started my lifelong relationship with this genre of entertainment. Sit back, relax and keep reading, as I narrated the story of my enduring love affair with EvitaContinue reading “My Enduring Love Affair With Evita”

Remembering An Icon: My Five Favourite George Michael Songs

Pop icon George Michael passed away over the Christmas period. George Michael was a bonafide 8o’s superstar, ranking up there with the likes of Madonna, Prince and Michael Jackson. In my own tribute to the former Wham front-man, here are my five favourite George Michael songs of all time and I definitely recommend that you give them a listen. Continue reading “Remembering An Icon: My Five Favourite George Michael Songs”

Reviewing Bar 21 – The Jewel Of Manchester’s Northern Quarter

I partied a lot over the Christmas season, celebrating the holidays with my loved ones in various cities across the UK. While I was visiting my friend Maria in Manchester, we went to Bar 21 in the city’s artsy Northern Quarter and I would absolutely recommend that you check it out. Here’s why… Continue reading “Reviewing Bar 21 – The Jewel Of Manchester’s Northern Quarter”

From Ariana To Sia… What Should You Listen To From Now 94?

For people like me, who can’t be bothered to buy actual albums, the 22nd July 2016 was a true occasion. It was the date that Now That’s What I Call Music 94 officially dropped, providing us with all the best in recent pop. So what should you listen to from Now 94? Check out the following five tracks from the likes of gifted vocalist Ariana Grande and talented singer-songwriter Sia. Continue reading “From Ariana To Sia… What Should You Listen To From Now 94?”

What Are The Best Songs From Beyonce’s New Album?

Recently, global superstar Beyonce released her sixth studio album Lemonade. Labelled “Beyonce’s most personal, political and powerful album yet” by Digital Spy, Lemonade masterfully dissects complex themes such as infidelity, love, black female empowerment and racial politics. Here I ask: what are the best songs from Beyonce’s new album? Continue reading “What Are The Best Songs From Beyonce’s New Album?”

Five Tracks You Should Check Out From Now 93

I’m a big fan of the Now That’s What I Call Music (often referred to as just Now) compilation albums. These records collate the best tunes pop music has to offer, providing listeners with a steady array of addictive songs. I recently bought Now 93; here are five tracks from the album that you just have to check out. Continue reading “Five Tracks You Should Check Out From Now 93”

Dance the Night Away at Dempseys

Amid Sheffield’s kitsch, independent bars and glittering, up-scale nightclubs, you’ll find Dempseys on Young Street. Hands down, its one of the best gay bars the Steel City has to offer. It’s the kind of place where you can forget your troubles and dance the night away! Continue reading “Dance the Night Away at Dempseys”

My Five Favourite Songs From Adele’s 25

Adele’s latest album, 25, has broken records, delighted audiences worldwide and topped the US Billboard Top 200 Albums Chart for ten weeks! I’ve decided to celebrate the collection’s record-breaking four wins at the recent Brit Awards by revealing my five favourite songs from Adele’s 25. Continue reading “My Five Favourite Songs From Adele’s 25”