All posts by Emma Upshall


Review: Half a Sixpence

Review: Half a Sixpence

A night full of music, comedy and flashy umbrellas, Liv Chadbon directs a winning performance. This week, PARTS has returned to the Shelley theatre to perform Half a Sixpence after months of practice. As a huge fan of musicals but…
Oscars 2019 highlights

Oscars 2019 highlights

With the Oscars airing early Monday morning in the UK, only the truly dedicated stay up to watch who takes the awards. The 91st Academy Awards took place on Sunday night at the Dolby Theatre in Hollwood and concludes the…
Valentine Reads

Valentine Reads

Nowadays when it comes to romance and Valentine’s Day, most people turn to movies to get that gushy feeling or sense of female empowerment from sassy female leads. But let’s go back to the traditional novel which can be even…
Coffee House Session: Joshua Burnside

Coffee House Session: Joshua Burnside

So this Tuesday marked the last Coffee House Session and what better way to end it than with Northern Irish charmer, Joshua Burnside.  Joshua brought something new to Dylan’s with his one-of-a-kind style. His music merged Irish traditional elements with…
Coffee House Sessions – Josh Goddard and Cat Burns

Coffee House Sessions – Josh Goddard and Cat Burns

This week Dylan’s welcomed Mancunian, Josh Goddard and Londoner, Cat Burns in the penultimate Coffee House Session. Josh Goddard First up was Josh with his raw, gritty tone and unique guitar. The Manchester singer-songwriter was the perfect remedy after a…
Coffee House Sessions: Joel Rothwell and Bohdi

Coffee House Sessions: Joel Rothwell and Bohdi

Coffee house sessions just keep getting better with fresh new talent from Joel Rothwell and Bohdi who bring soulful vocals to Dylan’s. As I ascended the stairs, I thought a hit record was being played through a surround sound system…
Spooktacular: Thrilling Reads

Spooktacular: Thrilling Reads

From government corruption in Sweden, to the feeling of being watched, here’s a list of psychological thrillers that will keep you in the spooky mood. Millennium series (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo) by Stieg Larsson This psychological thriller series…
Southampton Comedy Central Live

Southampton Comedy Central Live

Dodging in and out of the crowds at Fresher’s Fair, I couldn’t help but be drawn towards a stand for Southampton’s Comedy Festival. Whilst I’m always guaranteed a laugh from an episode of Friends, the idea of a festival full…
Matt Carsten and Germein – Coffee House Sessions

Matt Carsten and Germein – Coffee House Sessions

Nerve returned this Tuesday for the Coffee House Sessions at Dylan’s to be spoilt by two amazing acts from a little further afield. Matt Carsten followed by sisters, Germein brought new levels of energy to our campus bar. Matt Carsten…