Entering Jaya’s dream

Over the coming days and weeks, Leicestershire Press will be showcasing the work by some of this year’s graduates from the Journalism programme at De Montfort University. Our Class of 2020 series kicks off with a profile of JayaHadaDream by Rosie Vacciana-Browne It was an overcast afternoon in mid-January, terrace houses stretched up and down […]

Autism and the bass guitar: “A music lesson saved my life.”

For aspiring Leicestershire musician Oliver Major, the greatest lesson of his life did not happen in a classroom. It took place while walking circles around a school field talking music. His teacher was a fellow pupil called Miguel who he had only met an hour before.

The Cookie set to close amid Coronavirus outbreak

The Cookie in Leicester is the latest venue to close it’s doors amid the Coronavirus outbreak as the music industry becomes one of the big losers in the global pandemic.

DMU Valentine’s Day drag evening a success despite fire alarm scare

The De Montfort Students’ Union hosted a spectacular drag event on Friday (FEB14) which starred celebrity guests, such as Ru Paul’s very own Vinegar Strokes.

De Montfort Students’ Union hosts Valentine’s day drag extravaganza

As part of the DMU Pride week, the De Montfort Stundents’ Union are hosting a drag valentines extravaganza.