Mark Beaumont: Around the World in 80 days

Mark Beaumont, athlete and broadcaster, set out to make this Victorian fiction a two wheeled reality. Having smashed the circumnavigation cycling World Record twice in his career, he now holds this 18,000 mile title in a time of 78 days and 14 hours, averaging 240 miles a day. Over the past ...

Girls Night Out Returns for International Women’s Day

The ever-popular Girls Night Out returns for International Women’s Day with a special celebration of the women of Jodrell Bank! The speaker for this event will be Laura Wolz, a researcher at the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics, who will tell all about the evolution of Galaxies and the universe. You’ll ...

The Spine

The Spine explores what it’s like to be a man in the 21st century and shines a spotlight on a system that promises the world but leaves most young men on the side-lines – the football academy system. Kyle, Liam and Hakeem dream of football, fame, and fortune. After spending most ...

5, A play inspired by The Fifth Element

Set in the 23rd century the play follows the journey of taxi driver Korben Dallas and Leeloo, as she searches for the other four elements to save the Earth from The Great Evil. Inspired by Luc Besson’s film The Fifth Element, 5 is at heart a love story. Directed by Andrew ...

Book Review – Teenage Fiction

Here are three of our favourite teen fiction books: Northern Lights - His Dark Materials 1 - Philip Pullman £7.99 It begins with a girl and her daemon. The girl is Lyra Belacqua, an orphan who lives in a place like, and yet unlike, Oxford in a parallel universe in which science, ...