Field day 2019 – Candid’s pick of what to see

London’s best festival, Field Day, has a new home for 2019.

May 30, 2019 | FestivalsMusic

Bestival 2017 Finds A New Home In Dorset

Conceived as an idea by DJ and producer Rob da Bank, and his wife Josie, Bestival started life as a small music festival on the Isle of Wight, and quickly gained a reputation for being one the summer highlights of the UK, and the last festival of the season.

June 29, 2017 | FestivalsMusic

Live Review: Obonjan

It is something of a struggle to try and sum up an event like Obonjan.

September 8, 2016 | FestivalsMusicReview

Live Review: Truck Festival

Not to be mistaken for an event dedicated to all things with a cab and four wheels, Truck Festival is a small unassuming music event in Oxfordshire with the energy and heart to rival many of its larger alternatives.

July 24, 2016 | FestivalsMusicReview

Live Review: Blossoms

Playing to a crowd of hungover, sun stricken festival goers on the last of three days in 32-degree heat is no mean feat.

July 23, 2016 | FestivalsMusicReview

Win tickets to Barclaycard’s British Summer Time Hyde Park

Set amongst the beautiful lawns and majestic trees of the Royal Hyde Park, this concert series began in 2013, with The Rolling Stones reliving their seminal 1969 live concert in the park.

March 31, 2016 | FestivalsMusic

Sundance 2013: The Kings of Summer

Falling in love with a film is no different from falling in love with a person.

May 2, 2013 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment

Nordic Film Festival: Troll Hunter

As well as Oslo, August 31st, the Nordic Film Festival 2012 featured Troll Hunter, which I saw one late Saturday night at Leicester Square’s Prince Charles Theatre.

December 30, 2012 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment

Nordic Film Festival: Oslo, August 31st

Foreign art cinema often challenges its audiences to view motion pictures from a new perspective, presenting a radical departure away from conventional archetypes of dominant Hollywood cinema.

December 30, 2012 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment

Underwire Festival: Leading Ladies

It’s no news that film-making is a male-driven medium in a male-driven world but it’s encouraging to see women slowly but steadily claim a place in the spotlight and most importantly, a stronger voice in the zeitgeist.

November 28, 2012 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment

Underwire Festival 2012: Celebrating Shorts by Women

The Ritzy is a rare gem of a cinema, shining amongst the gritty streets of Brixton and for four days recently it was the location for Underwire festival 2012; the UK’s only short film festival dedicated to the cinematic work of women.

November 28, 2012 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment

London Korean Film Festival: Gabi

Whether you’re a die-hard Asian film fan or new to Korean Cinema, The London Korean Film Festival offers an excitingly varied bill.

November 11, 2012 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment

London Korean Film Festival: Katuri – A Story of a Mother Hen

Whenever I think of animation, especially at the cinema, my mind always rushes straight to Pixar and Disney without much hesitation.

November 10, 2012 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment

London Korean Film Festival: The Thieves

Foreign film directors often find themselves comprehensively confined to a large number of frontiers that limit their works from reaching a large international market and as such many classic filmic triumphs remain unseen by the masses.

November 10, 2012 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment

BFi London Film Festival: Sleeper’s Wake

During this year’s BFI London Film Festival there is plenty of opportunity to view many wonderful movies that will open your eyes to different world views that until now have been private and hidden in the minds of directors, writers and artists.

October 21, 2012 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment

BFI London Film Festival: Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?

Dark comic diva-melodrama come psychological thrillers don’t get any better than this! Whatever Happened to Baby Jane is a classic for many reasons.

October 21, 2012 | FestivalsFilm + Entertainment

Field Day Festival – It’s Almost Here

  Field Day is joyously upon us once again.

May 25, 2012 | FestivalsMusic