Amelia Edgell-Cole

English Student at University of Bristol

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Sun, sea and reggae: Why festivals abroad trump those in the UK

Following her trip to Europe's largest reggae festival, Travel Editor Amelia Edgell-Cole discusses the benefits of a European festival over its UK counterparts. There's nothing quite like a British festival. Whether its losing your festival virginity at rite-of-passage Reading or skanking away to the pounding techno of Boomtown, it

Totally twinning: the benefits of twin cities

By Amelia Edgell-Cole Travel Editor Amelia Edgell-Cole explores the city's twinned to Bristol and by doing so learns more about the beloved city we all call home. Developed in order to promote friendly relations, cross-border projects and a greater cultural understanding between cities, towns, counties, regions and states, 'twin' or 'sister' cities have long been a beneficial concept worldwide.

Underrated destinations to visit this Easter

By Amelia Edgell-Cole 3rd year English Literature Amelia Edgell-Cole takes us through her top three destinations to visit this Easter if you fancy something a little lesser known, and a little more authentic.

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From Panic Attacks to Depression: is the Pill Harming Our Mental Health?

In January 1970, a senate hearing was called to investigate the potential dangers of the combined oral contraceptive pill as proposed in a book by activist Barbara Seaman. She cited these namely to be weight gain, heart problems and blood clots, in addition to mental health issues such as depression and decreased sex drive. Blog
Your guide to... Bethnal Green

The undisputed home of the East End cockney, Bethnal Green has come a long way since its days as one of London's poorest slums. Wander the streets today and you'll find independent brunch spots, vintage vinyl stores and trendy cocktails bars aplenty - it's a veritable playground Blog
Guide to the ultimate London staycation

Don't have your bags packed for a chic city break? Not being whisked away to a Greek Island retreat? Nope, us neither. We're joining the hoards and staying firmly put in London this summer. But never fear - not venturing outside the city doesn't mean you have

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Bestival Review 2017

What with the weather in Dorset this weekend being comprised almost solely of torrential rain, chilling temperatures and winds at such a high-speed it was a safety hazard, some may suggest that being curled up near a large open fire would be a much better option than bracing the mud-deluge that was Bestival.

Your guide to... Hammersmith

As the cultural melting pot of West London comprising countless cultures and ethnicities, Hammersmith is a veritable hub of colours, flavours and excitement. Sitting comfortably on not one but four major tube lines, and with countless lively bars and award-winning restaurants, as well as a prime riverside location - perfect for watching The Boat Race - Hammersmith is certainly making a name for itself as one of London’s most liveable areas. Blog
Your guide to... Croydon

If there's one thing to say about Croydon it's this: it's big. So big, in fact, that it's actually classified as a town. As one of London's leading financial and business centres (it's backed to become London's Third City alongside 'The City' and Westminster,

Which summer festival is best for you? Try our quiz

How will you get to the festival? My ridiculously large SUV - the caked mud will give me cred on the school run My parents will (reluctantly) drop me off Toyota Prius - electric is the only way A hired minibus filled with kids. And half of them aren't even mine .

'A hub of creativity and innovation'- Centrespace 40th Anniversary Exhibition -

Published on November 20, 2017 by Amelia Edgell-Cole In honour of Centrespace's 40th Anniversary Exhibition, Amelia Edgell-Cole looks back over the gallery's history and reviews its latest offerings. This November, the thriving community of artists that is Centrespace will be celebrating its 40th year.

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Kill J Interview

Since her first release in 2013, Danish experimental pop artist Kill J has come a long way. Her eccentric haircut, unique sound and impressive vocal range have led to her being named Band of the Week' on The Guardian, in addition to a warm reception from Pigeons & Planes and Stereogum.

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Ben Pearce Interview 2015

Ben Pearce has come a long way since 'What I Might Do'. DJ Mag's Breakthrough Producer of 2013, touring the world and launching a successful record label, he has made his highly anticipated return to Australia for five shows this month.

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Nicky Night Time Interview

The past 12 months have certainly cemented Nicky Night Time as a big name on the Australian House scene. After achieving critical acclaim with the electropop group Van She, Nick Routledge began DJing under the alias Nicky Night Time, sweeping up an ARIA Award nomination for Best Dance Release for his single 'Gonna Get Better' along the way.

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Planning A Group Trip To Lisbon On A Budget

With its combination of sun-kissed city streets, bustling nightlife and beautiful beaches Portugal's capital, Lisbon, is the perfect place to visit on a group holiday - and it doesn't have to be expensive. Accommodation in cities can be expensive, especially when travelling in summer, meaning you often have to compromise on location.