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John Helps

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Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Great Central, John has been actively involved in Leicester's creative community for over a decade - promoting shows and releasing records under the name Robot Needs Home. He is a director of Handmade Festival, and ex member of the band Maybeshewill.

Preview: The Same Faces 5th Anniversary Show

This Saturday local improvised comedy specialists The Same Faces will be celebrating their 5th anniversary with a special show at The Criterion Free House. The group,...

De Montfort Hall Announces Sam Bailey Return for 2018 Panto

X-Factor winner and Leicester favourite Sam Bailey will be starring in pantomime this Christmas at De Montfort Hall. De Montfort Hall and Imagine Theatre have...

In Conversation: Anoa

How did you guys meet? It was a two groups come together sorta thing. Me and Alex went Wreake Valley together (bit of a dive)...

Canteen March Traders

Another month, another Canteen, except this month it takes place on Thursday 29 March to account for Good Friday the next day. Heading up this...

Preview: The Wonder Stuff and Ned’s Atomic Dustbin

Stourbridge Scene veterans The Wonder Stuff and Ned’s Atomic Dustbin bring their ‘Love From Stourbridge’ tour to Leicester this Spring. It’s been 27 years...

Interview: Delta Sleep

Brighton’s Delta Sleep have quietly been become a really exciting prospect over the last few years. Since their debut Twin Galaxies dropped in 2015...

Review: Restless – HyperMegaSuperMassive

Riffy, psychedelic and unusual, HyperMegaSuperMassive from Leicester’s Restless is a record of it’s time, and that time is around 1992. While mostly instrumental, there...

Festival 2Funky £500 Artist Commissions Available

Now in its fifth year, Festival2Funky will be a fantastic celebration of Black music and arts, running from 21-27 May 2018 at 2Funky Music...

Preview: Hit List

Since Spring 2017, Tom Van Herrewege has been working on a large series of works entitled Hit List. Sourcing different sets of old cigarette cards...

Preview: Superhans

How often does a character from a comedy TV show break through in to reality? One of the defining characters of Channel 4’s Peep...