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Review: Street Cat Named Bob

If you’re still looking for a feel-good movie to get you in the right spirit for holiday season, let me introduce you to Bob, the sassiest and cutest cat on screen in ages.

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BBC Introducing’s Matt Wills set to play Lincoln SU pub

Matt Wills is a young singer-songwriter from London, setting out on a tour with ‘Coffee House Sessions’, which is a national acoustic touring circuit that provides fresh artists with exposure through performances in coffee houses across the UK. Matt’s music is acoustic at heart, but also features 80’s and hip hop elements, and all his […]

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Spotify reveals the top 2016 song Lincoln students loved this year

The music streaming service Spotify has released a university league table, which reveals the top five songs students at the University of Lincoln fell in love with in 2016.

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November Book Club – Literary Classics

The theme for The Linc’s November book club was ‘rediscovered classics’, with every member choosing a title from the literary canon to review. Peter Pan – J M Barrie (Reviewed by Laura Taylor) J M Barrie’s universally renowned novel Peter Pan epitomises the magic of children’s literature. This epic tale of love, friendship and virtuousness […]

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Review: The Purge Election Year (2016)

This film balances the murderous and political story lines with pure dystopian grace.

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Review: The Weeknd – Starboy

In the early hours of this morning, The Weeknd finally released his new album ‘Starboy’ after teasing the world with short films, pre-releases, clothing brands and the whole spiel that comes with releasing one of the most anticipated albums of 2016.

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Review: Arrival (2016)

Films involving an alien first contact tend to be loud, in-your-face, macho slugfests that show the inferior, powerless human race come together to fight an evil horde of super-powered mutants.

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Billy Bragg speaks to The Linc

Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Billy Bragg will take to the stage at the Lincoln’s Engine Shed later this month.

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Sofie Hagen on coping with anxiety and her new stand-up tour

Edinburgh Comedy Best Newcomer 2015 award winner Sofie Hagen is not a woman who is afraid to speak her mind on the topics which sit close to her heart. Topics which many may find uncomfortable to open up about.

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Mark Thomas: ‘America has elected a man who has been publicly endorsed by the KKK, and that is f*****g terrifying.’

In the early hours of Wednesday November 9, 2016 it was decided that Donald J. Trump would be the next president of the United States of America.

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