Circle Blog in April 2012
Posted on 19/04/12 10:18
We've teamed up with Alter Ego Hair Design for a pastel and print studio shoot. Get a taster of what's in store in our next issue from this brilliant behind-the-scenes video created by Alter Ego's Nick Mitchell. ...
Posted on 05/04/12 10:48
Sarah Slack previews the upcoming ‘Junk Jamboree’. In recent years, it can’t be denied that there has been a passionate revival for clothes and crafts of the past. This can be linked to economic trends, but most likely because of vintage fairs, which display a variety of distinctive a...
Posted on 04/04/12 15:47
Sarah Slack reviews Pete Firman’s fifth Edinburgh show to see whether magic shows can still astound modern audiences. With the show returning from the Edinburgh Fringe festival to positive reviews, it would not be false to expect a great show from Pete Firman, who was most recen...
Posted on 02/04/12 14:57
Sarah Slack reviews an “introductory seminar”, with demonstrations, on the history of burlesque. It’s not often that burlesque is performed in Colchester, so when an experienced burlesque performer such as Lulu Sapphire puts on a show featuring local burlesque talent, it’s hard to re...
Posts from the past... our Blog in March 2012
Posted on 30/03/12 09:34
Sarah Slack visits The Company Shed in West Mersea, one of the best seafood restaurants in Essex. The first thing you notice when you walk into The Company Shed, apart from its picturesque location, is the fact that in comparison to other restaurants, it’s remarkably small. As a result, the t...
Posted on 29/03/12 10:15
An observation of abstract art and its themes of geography and visual familiarity by Sarah Slack. [caption id="attachment_1601" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="'Rock Cake' - Michelle Ranson."][/caption] A collection of abstract paintings from Suffolk-based artist Michelle Rans...
Posted on 27/03/12 11:58
Sarah Slack spans over the impressive illusionist’s credentials and what audiences should expect from his upcoming show. This Friday sees established comedy magician Pete Firman, described by The Telegraph as the “poster boy for British comedy magic”, touring his sell-out Edinburgh show ‘Jigg...
Posted on 24/03/12 09:00
To celebrate its 30th anniversary the Wivenhoe May Fair is set to turn back the clock on Saturday, 26 May when it stages this year’s famous free community arts and music event. [caption id="attachment_1590" align="aligncenter" width="1600" caption="Last year's May Fair"][/caption] Aimed at...
Posted on 23/03/12 09:00
Colchester is affirming its place as the culinary capital of Essex with yet another AA Rosette to its name. [caption id="attachment_1584" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="Brasserie 1"][/caption] Less than six months since its launch, the Crowne Plaza Resort Colchester – Five Lakes has ...