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5 inspiring books to help boost your creativity

If you consider yourself a creative person but never seem to get round to actually creating anything, you might need a boost of inspiration. Here are five books that will improve your chances. [Picture: Austin Kleon / Flickr / CC] ‘Steal Like an Artist’ by Austin Kleon One of the things that stops creative people …

Books August 28, 2014

Prince to release two new albums in September

His royal purpleness surprises fans by announcing he will release not just one but two brand new albums next month. Following his recent triumphant Hit and Run Tour, Prince is not taking his foot off the (guitar) pedal. The announcement of 3rd Eye Girl album PlectrumElectrum may not be a big surprise as it was teased …

Music What's On August 25, 2014

Holiday guide: Aberdeenshire, Deeside, Stonehaven

Sponsored feature: Looking for a holiday in Scotland this summer? Here we look at places to stay and visit in Aberdeenshire, Deeside, and Stonehaven. [Dunottar Castle near Stonehaven] Aberdeenshire Lodge on the Loch of Aboyne Tucked away in 55 acres of stunning scenery literally a stone’s throw from Aboyne Loch, The Lodge on the Loch’s …

What's On May 30, 2014

Holiday guide: Angus including Montrose and Arbroath

Sponsored feature: Looking for a holiday in Scotland this summer? Here we look at places to stay and visit in Angus, Arbroath and Montrose. [West Links Beach, Arbroath] Angus Dovecot Caravan Park This 6 acre site is placed in a warm hollow surrounded by bankings of shrubs and small trees and the attractive River North …

What's On May 30, 2014

Holiday guide: Peterhead, Buchan villages, Ellon and Fraserburgh

Sponsored feature: Looking for a holiday in Scotland this summer? Here we look at places to stay and visit in Peterhead, Buchan villages, Ellon and Fraserburgh. [Bon Accord Steam Fair] Peterhead Albert Hotel If you are looking for a small comfortable hotel with home-cooking and a warm welcome then the Albert Hotel Peterhead is the …

What's On May 30, 2014

Holiday guide: Cruden Bay, Macduff, Banff and Turriff

Sponsored feature: Looking for a holiday in Scotland this summer? Here we look at places to stay and visit in Cruden Bay, Macduff, Banff and Turriff. [Cruden Bay] Cruden Bay Cruden Bay Golf Club Cruden Bay is traditional Scottish links golf course, originally designed by Tom Morris and Archie Simpson, and only two hours drive …

What's On May 30, 2014

Celebrate and win big this week at Castle Bingo in Corby

Sponsored feature: If you’re quick off the draw you can take advantage of some amazing offers at Castle Bingo in Corby this week. The club are hosting a week-long celebration in honour of their anniversary and as a big thank you to all their members – and they’re expecting a full house (in more ways …

What's On May 27, 2014

5 must-see stand-up shows at Jesterval 2014

Jesterval, the North East’s biggest comedy festival, is taking place this June with a number of comedians both big and small bringing their latest acts to entertain local audiences. Here are WOW247’s pick of the top five stand-ups… Sara Pascoe Fri 13 June, 7pm , £6 Sara Pascoe (above) claims to have started comedy as a ‘hobby’ …

Comedy May 6, 2014

Jason Manford to headline North East comedy fest Jesterval

Popular comic and TV star Jason Manford is one of the big-name acts set to perform at Jesterval in June, his first appearance at what’s billed as the North East’s Premier Comedy Festival. [Jason Manford will take to the stage on June 8] Jesterval 2014 takes place in and around the iconic location of Baltic Square at …

Comedy May 6, 2014

Canongate hosts Edinburgh launch for Anne Donovan’s new novel

Sponsored post: Gone Are the Leaves, the new novel from award-winning author Anne Donovan, and published Canongate Books, gets its Edinburgh launch this week. Gone Are the Leaves is a tale of friendship, secrets and awakening set in Scotland and written in the Scots vernacular for which Donovan is best known. It has been described by …

10 things to do in and around Falkirk

Sponsored feature: If you haven’t visited Falkirk recently you might be surprised by what’s on offer. There are plenty of things to do, from culture and heritage, green spaces, historic mansions and ship-shaped castles, to one of Scotland’s most popular visitor attractions. What’s more, many of the attractions are free, and as there are plenty …

What's On November 29, 2013

WOW247 recommends: Nights out this weekend, November 29 – December 1

The very best club nights around the UK this weekend, including Judge Jules and Seb Fontaine  in Birmingham, LTJ Bukem in London and Groove Armada in Leeds. Cream – Winter Sessions The Institute, Birmingham Sat 30 Nov, 10:30pm til 6am (last entry 4:00am), £15, more info This Birmingham stop on the world-famous superclub’s current tour …

What's On November 28, 2013
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