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The Arts…… ‘Ballet’

Ballet Matthew Bourne’s ‘Cinderella’ Festival Theatre Don’t get me wrong I adore traditional Ballet, beautiful tutu’s, magical music, full of emotion….. I also love the British choreographer Matthew Bourne’s unique ‘take’ on the classics. Along with his knowledge of dance and choreography, he really is a wonderful story-teller. This production of Cinders is no exception

‘The Arts’

Edinburgh College of Art – Art Degree Show 2018 Every year in June I look forward to taking myself off to Edinburgh College of Art to view the works of the graduating students – along with admiring their work, it’s equally enjoyable and fascinating to be given the opportunity to wander around these fantastic buildings

Film Review

Movies Beast Director: Michael Pearce Starring: Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn, Geraldine James I hadn’t seen any clips or trailers for this British movie but the snippets I had read in the press were really intriguing. My friend and I met at the Cameo on Friday, the movie had just been released that day. (it’s always


Documentary… Where: The Cameo Westwood: Punk, Icon, Activist Directed by Lorna Tucker Well, most of us are fully aware of Vivienne Westwood’s ‘out there’ designs which really came into their own via the punk movement back in the 70’s – lots of tartan, ripped t-shirts, safety pins and total flamboyancy. You don’t have to love

Movie Review…

Movie Review Lady Bird Where? Cameo Director: Greta Gerwig Writer: Greta Gerwig Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Laurie Metcalf, Tracy Letts It was fairly obvious Greta Gerwig was going to go down the ‘Director’ route…. I’ve enjoyed her quirky, indie style movies which she has starred in (Frances Ha / Mistress America) (Lady bird is semi-autobiographical –

One for the Oscars

The Cameo Movie Phantom Thread Director: Paul Thomas Anderson Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, Vicky Krieps Always intriguing to watch ‘Mr Method Actor’, Daniel Day-Lewis and this proves no exception… The movie is set in London’s glamorous 1950’s….. Fashion / London / obsessive designer -All the ingredients to spark my interest! Day-Lewis plays dress designer/couturier

At the ‘Movies’….

The Post Director: Steven Spielberg Starring: Meryl Streep & Tom Hanks Like a lot of ‘politically’ based movies you really need to have your ‘concentrate’ hat on and ‘The Post’ is no exception. The huge appeal to see this particular film was the fantastic calibre of Director – Spielberg and his main stars, Streep &