The singer Alexandra Burke is starring in the UK regional tour of 'The Bodyguard' musical. First stop - Southampton's Mayflower Theatre.Read the full story ›
The DJ Norman Cook has received a top award from the University of Brighton.
He studied at what was then Brighton polytechnic in the 1980s and has now been given the university's alumnus award for his contribution to the music industry.
He's had a string of hits with the band the Housemartins and then as DJ Fatboy Slim.
Bestival organisers have made their first line-up announcement for this year's Summer of Love themed event.Read the full story ›
Van Morrison & Gregory Porter have been announced for Nocturne at Blenheim Palace. Music is returning to the Great Court after 10 years.Read the full story ›
Norman Cook – better known as DJ and music producer Fatboy Slim – is to receive a top award from the University of Brighton.Read the full story ›
Artists are staging an exhibition in Chatham to raise awareness and challenge people's perceptions about Kent's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community.
They are hoping it will build a bridge between the LGBT community and the public.
The display is at the Nucleus Arts Centre in Chatham.
Digital photographer, Stewart McCoombe and Beth James from the Kent and Medway LGBT Community Action Group, say Kent doesn't have the best reputation for supporting LGBT equality, so they hope this exhibition will challenge discrimination:
Daisy Jacobs from Gosport in Hampshire has won a Bafta for her animated film The Bigger Picture which she directed, wrote and animated.
The story documents the emotions felt by two brothers as they cope with the growing care needs of their elderly mother.
The film beat off 'Monkey Love Experiments' and 'My Dad' in the British Short Animation category.
In 1961 two teenage students bumped into each other at Dartford Railway Station - one carrying blues records, the other an electric guitar.
Their names: Mick Jagger and Keith Richards. 50 years on, there was a plan to mark the occasion with a pair of statues on the platform.
Instead, today, a lower-budget commemoration of the historic meeting was unveiled. Andy Dickenson explains:
The organisers of Reading Festival have revealed MUMFORD & SONS as main stage headliners this year
The British rock band last appeared at Reading in 2010. Festival boss Melvin Benn comments: “I’m delighted to have secured Mumford & Sons for Main Stage headliners this summer and can’t wait to see them return to the Festivals for their first UK performance in over two years. With today’s announcement of a further eight great acts joining the bill, the Reading & Leeds line-up is already shaping up to be one of the best ever and I’m looking forward to revealing the third headliner and even more great artists soon.”
Royal Blood, Bastille, Deadmau5, Revel Sound feat Chase & Status and Rage, David Rodigan and Shy FX, Catfish and the Bottlemen, Years & Years, Wolf Alice, Pretty Vicious, Jack Garratt and Hannah Wants will also appear across the weekend!
Metallica has already been announced as a headliner in a UK Festival exclusive at Reading. The Festival takes place on August bank holiday