Journalism lecturer writes essential guide to arts reviewing

Interviews with leading arts critics including from The Guardian, The Times, the BBC, the Daily Telegraph and the New York Times all feature in a new guide to arts reviewing written by a journalism lecturer from De Montfort University Leicester.

Video: Jump to raise £3000 for Flipout’s charity appeal

A trampoline centre in Leicester is hoping children will be bouncing with joy after their fundraiser.

Stage school stalwarts say farewell in style at annual show

A sell-out crowd were treated to a stream of acrobatics and delicate ballet by the DuPont Dance Stage School on a lively Saturday night at the De Montfort Hall.

Broken Witt Rebels rock The Musician

Broken Witt Rebels produced a set of the highest calibre to a full house at The Musician on Friday night.

Highcross is getting into the festive spirit with a late-night Christmas festival

Highcross in Leicester has introduced a brand new event in the run-up to Christmas this year, Frostival.


‘DMU 2018 Naked Calendar’ to raise money for charity

Societies from across De Montfort University have teamed up to pose for a 2018 naked calendar.

NFL UK presenter Nat Coombs on American football in the UK, and how and why you should watch it

Nat Coombs speaks to Tyler Arthur about the dramatic change in the reception and availability of American football in the UK, since he was a young boy, living in London, seeing it for the first time.

Air rifle shooter still at large after injuring student

A student was shot by an air rifle fired from a window as he cycled home from work in Leicester.

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