Northern Lights

Northern Lights is the arts, culture and entertainment platform at the University of Sunderland.

I am culture coordinator for the website so my articles focus on news and culture, however I have written reviews for theatre and music albums.

  • My review of the Sunderland City of Culture Bid Launch Event.

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/09/21/review-sunderland-city-of-culture-bid-launch-event/ 

  • An interview with Mark Blacklock as part of the Sunderland Literature Festival.

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/10/14/sunderland-author-mark-blacklock-reveals-first-novel/ 

  •  An interview with Amy McLean about her new novel.

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/10/18/sunderland-graduate-amy-mclean-reveals-new-spiritual-novel/

  • My first music review on Demi Lovato’s new album – ‘Confident’.

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/10/19/review-demi-lovato-confidence/

  • An interview with Lee Ridley, as part of the Sunderland Literature Festival.

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/10/21/interview-award-winning-comedian-lee-ridley/

  • A feature interview with the organisers of NGCA Presents.

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/10/26/interview-ngca-presents-organisers/

  • A follow-up article to the above.

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/10/27/review-interviews-ngca-presents/

  • A review of the theatre show – Dreamboats and Miniskirts.

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/10/27/review-dreamboats-miniskirts/

  •  A follow up news style interview with Holmeside Writers group.

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/10/30/interview-follow-holmeside-writers-group/ 

  • Fawcett Street arts review and interview.

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/11/02/review-fawcett-street-simon-senn/

  • Interview with the Crab Walk exhibition curators.

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/11/04/interview-crab-walk-curators/

  • Interview with some of the Crab Walk exhibition artists.

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/11/04/interview-crab-walk-artists/

  • Review of the Crab Walk art exhibition.

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/11/04/review-crab-walk-art-exhibition/

  • Seinabo Sey: Album Review. 

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/11/17/review-seinabo-sey-pretend/

  • An article on what the Autumn Statement says about culture. 

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/11/30/opinion-autumn-statement-say-culture/

  • An article on the Creative Futures Launch at the House of Commons. 

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/11/30/creative-futures-launch/

  • An article on National Novel Writing Month. 

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/12/02/national-novel-writing-month-success-sunderland-local-writers/

  • Season Review: Jessica Jones. 

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/12/07/season-review-jessica-jones/

  • A review of the Look and Inspire Exhibition. 

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/12/08/review-look-inspire/

  • An interview with the vice chancellor of the university on the Creative Futures launch. 

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/12/09/interview-shirley-atkinson-creative-futures/

  • An interview feature with Natalie Bennett. 

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/12/14/natalie-bennett-government-really-doesnt-get-culture/

  • An interview with members of Spectral Visions. 

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/12/16/spectral-visions-interview-3-years/

  • A preview of the Sunderland Then and Now Display.

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/12/16/preview-sunderland-now-display/

  • A listical of the top ten books to buy this Christmas (2015). 

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/12/16/top-10-books-christmas/

  • A listical of the top ten boxsets to buy this Christmas (2015).

http://www.northernlightsuk.co.uk/2015/12/17/top-10-boxsets-christmas/

 

 

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