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Where could a career with the MDP take you?

The Ministry of Defence Police delivers a specialist armed policing service, to protect the nation’s defences and national infrastructure. From the Scottish Highlands to the South West coast, MDP officers serve at locations throughout the UK. A diverse workforce is essential to our success and we welcome people from different backgrounds and experiences, who represent the communities we serve. […]

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Glow Your Own

Cj Zangerle Murray is an Argentine/English queer, trans, visual artist, musician and educator based in the North East, with an MSc in neuroaesthetics. They’ve worked in schools and on creative community projects with children and young people from a diverse range of backgrounds. They are an LGBTQIA+ awareness trainer for Curious Arts – an organisation […]

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Illustrating LGBTQ+ Lives

Didcot’s Cornerstone Arts Centre have been working with illustrator Jess Bolam to shine a light on the experiences of Oxfordshire’s LGBTQ+ community. Following a series of friendly, conversational interviews, various queer stories have been translated into beautiful illustrations by Jess for a gorgeous keepsake book, as part of a project (funded by Arts Council emergency funding) entitled Invisible: Visible. The artist has tried to reflect Oxfordshire’s LGBTQ+ community as a whole, she tells us, all the while […]

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Autumn 2021 What’s On is Out Now!

Aylesbury Waterside Theatre is back in business with a programme of events offering something for everyone.  Hairspray (Mon 6 – Sat 11 Sep) and 9 to 5 The Musical (Tue 28 Sep – Sat 2 Oct) starring Louise Redknapp are ready to satisfy the appetites of musical theatre lovers, and returning due to popular demand […]

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Your Wishes Have Been Granted!

JOINING PAUL CHUCKLE, GARETH GATES, GARETH THOMAS AND MIKE DOYLE THIS CHRISTMAS 2021  The New Theatre Cardiff are pleased to announce three additional stars who will be flying in on a magical carpet to Cardiff this festive season to headline in this year’s magical family pantomime, Aladdin, from Saturday 4 December 2021 – Sunday 2 January 2022.   Stephanie Webber returns to Cardiff for a fourth Christmas and will star as the Spirit of the Ring, Stephanie’s TV […]

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MELISSA ETHERIDGE RELEASES ‘AS COOL AS YOU TRY’

THE THIRD SINGLE FROM HER UPCOMING ALBUM “’As Cool As You Try’ is probably more relevant now than ever, since identity is where we’re at now. There’s no longer that one thing that makes you cool. You just have to feel cool yourself and you’re cool.” – Melissa Etheridge Iconic Grammy and Academy award winning […]

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The Female Advantage

The Female Advantage can help with anything that requires a van! Our target market is women and the LGBTQ+ community. With The Female AdVANtage you know that we will be welcoming, friendly and you will feel completely comfortable when we are in your home. You will also know that your belongings will be in extra […]

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Review: The Comedy of Errors

A soprano, alto, tenor, and bass open RSC’s latest rendition of The Comedy of Errors. Musicians Alex Saunders, Dunja Botic, Dale Harris, and David Jones test their handheld mics. “One, two, one two,” they each keep repeating, all at different points. Then, they sing: “One, two, one, two…” These words are sung often in Paddy […]

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Welsh University of the Year 2022

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Cardiff University has been named Welsh University of the Year in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2022. Cardiff also remains the top ranked university in Wales, claiming 35th position out of 135 institutions across the UK. The announcement follows further league table success, which saw Cardiff climb five places and remain the number […]

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Fighting With Pride: Cenotaph

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LGBT+ veterans to remember the fallen at the Cenotaph on Remembrance Sunday for the first time .  It has been announced that  for  Remembrance Sunday  2021, LGBT+ veterans will honour fellow servicemen and women at the National Service of Remembrance. It is the first time LGBT+ veterans have been  openly  invited to the event at the Cenotaph.  […]

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PALAVER Festival

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A pioneering new LGBTQ+ arts festival specifically for children and families comes to Cambridge Junction 10am-5pm, Thursday 28th October, 2021.    Fatt Projects and Cambridge Junction present PALAVER Festival, celebrating the radical potential of LGBTQ+ inclusive performance work specifically created for children aged 3-8 and family audiences. PALAVER Festival offers a joyful, messy and delightfully unruly programme of high-quality entertainment providing essential representation, space and dialogue.   Over the course of one day in October half-term, Cambridge Junction gets a dazzling PALAVER makeover, transforming this […]

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WE ARE READY TO OPEN ONCE MORE!

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MONDAY 20 – SATURDAY 25 SEPTEMBER 2021   The iconic hit musical Priscilla has more glitter than ever before, featuring a dazzling array of stunning costumes, fabulous feathers and a non-stop parade of dance-floor classics including It’s Raining Men, I Will Survive, I Love The Nightlife, Finally and many more.   Based on the Oscar-winning film, Priscilla is the hilarious adventure of three friends who hop aboard a […]

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Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert

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At the New Theatre Oxford until Saturday 28 th August A standing ovation is how Priscilla Queen of the Desert concluded last night, and a standing ovation is certainly what the cast deserved. After five hundred and twenty five days of an empty stage, this was the perfect way for the New Theatre to reopen: with glamour, […]

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From Caliban to Batman

Shakespeare and superheroes with Inua Ellams Born in Nigeria, Inua Ellams is a UK-based poet, playwright and performer who has written for […]

Lucy Spraggan On Choices, Childhood and Chocolate

English Singer-songwriter Lucy Spraggan has come a long way since appearing on the X-Factor back in 2012. Now approaching the release of her […]

From a Heart Like Wet Cement

The Messy Truth with Caroline Bird To mark National Poetry Day at the very beginning of this month, we spoke to London-based […]

From Cashier to Britain’s First Black Female Chartered Financial Planner:

Meet Makala Green www.makalagreen.com | @TheWealthCheck Makala Green is Britain’s first black female chartered financial planner and Founder of Green Wealth Planning, an Associate Partner Practice […]

We Must Protect LGBTQ+ Refuges Now

LGBTQ+ asylum claimants have long faced challenges in the UK, from having to prove their sexuality or gender identify to […]

Peter Tatchell

Many-year Battles Hating Peter Tatchell is a feature documentary about the profound life story of the controversial human rights campaigner […]

FYNE TIMES PARTNERS WITH OXFORD INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL

Oxford International Short Film Festival 2021 takes place 27 August-4 September. Last year Fyne Times proudly announced Grace Reinhold- Gittins’ […]

THE ‘FASHIONABLE’ ALAN TURING

REFLECTIONS OF ALAN TURING: A RELATIVE STORY For many, Alan Turing’s story is an inspiration, but given the numerous biographies in […]

What’s the Vibe?

“I kind of hit the curb, but it’s a bumper, it’s supposed to get bumped”, continues Kristine Flaherty – better known as singer […]

Looking Back on OFFBEAT FEST

Shortly before the beginning of the annual theatre, comedy, dance, spoken word, and music festival, OFFBEAT we got the chance […]