Photo by Charlie Raven Photography
09 Aug 2018

The psychology behind festival ‘goosebumps’

As festival season draws to a close, researchers from Harvard are planning on-site experiments to learn more about the psychology of festivals – particularly the ‘goosebump moment’ of euphoria during

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13 Jul 2018

Discover seafood with Weird Fish

The Pommery Dorset Seafood Festival will return to Weymouth Harbour on Saturday 14 July and Sunday 15 July. Leading clothing brand, Weird Fish, is on board for the ninth year

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08 Jul 2018

Saddle up for Sandbanks sandpolo

It’s that time of year again – ‘The British Beach Polo Championships 2018‘ returns to Sandbanks beach in Poole next weekend. On Friday 13 & Saturday 14 July 2018 ,the Dorset

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18 Jun 2018

How to prepare for a family-friendly festival (without any arguments)

With the kids’ summer holidays on the horizon, there’s no time like the present to start thinking about how you’re going to spend some quality time together. One of the

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Bournemouth beach
07 Jun 2018

How to make the most of British Summer Time

After a long winter, we had a glimpse of summer at the weekend as the heat wave took over a lot of the UK. This was the perfect opportunity for

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07 Apr 2018

Festival of Sound a must for music lovers

A festival with a difference comes to London this September – and while it’s for music lovers, the headliners are the brands, not the bands. The Festival of Sound is the

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14 Mar 2018

Four top London festivals for 2018

Famous for its creative scene, arts and culture, the city is bursting with life throughout the year. But not that many people know that sometimes normally tranquil places in London

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09 Mar 2018

Preview: Teddy Rocks Festival

Photo: Charlie Raven Photography Teddy Rocks Festival, May 4 to May 6, Charisworth Farm, Blandford, Dorset You don’t have to travel across the country or spend hundreds and hundreds of pounds

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23 Feb 2018

Review: The Script

The Script supported by Ella Eyre Bournemouth International Centre, 22 February 2018 By Alice Rook Photos by Charlie Raven, NME Music Photography Award Winner www.charlieraven.com With five albums to their

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15 Feb 2018

Diet and wellbeing: flexible fitness with PayAsYouGym

If you want to shape up for summer, without the expense of a 12-month gym contract, get moving! Bournemouth and Dorset is full of beautiful running and walking trails that

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