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Gig Review// Crazytown & LOKA

We made it to the Lincoln imp for the Japanese band LOKA the main support for the Crazy Town UK tour.

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FREE: Stick & Splodge Under 5’s @ 20:21 Art Centre Every Thursday

Stick n splodge is a great activity morning for under 5s Located at the 20:21 art centre and it’s completely free.

Stick n splodge runs every Thursday from 10.30am till 12.00pm it provides a host of different activities for your little ones to enjoy.

It is getting increasingly popular as the weeks go on. Activities include water play, ball pools, painting, sticking, playing with instruments and each week there are different activities and things to make and take home. For your really little ones they provide a soft baby corner filled with safe toys for babies to enjoy, so why not bring your little ones to enjoy some free creative fun.

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Public Message// To Our Following

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As the main admin and creator have decided to purchase the domain name of http://www.scunthorpenights.co.uk for 2 years. Then after that WordPress fees to redirect our site were kindly paid for by our new web sponsor (Who often does us some reviews) Casper’s Computers  for one year.

We have been receiving more and more interest and web traffic and with that we feel it was time to .co.uk.

By now you should know we are not for profit  and while we can it will continue to remain this way.

This is our hobby and we do not get paid in monies so please appreciate, we are personally self funding this to promote and support our local area and scenes. We enjoy what we do but occasionally we can make spelling mistakes and use incorrect grammar and punctuation. A lot of the time we are quite busy with full time and work and other side projects and obviously our own lives but when we are asked to do something politely for an event or review we will try to do it as quick as we can.

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We try not to take ourselves to seriously and remain a friendly rather than just informative. So send us a comment once in a while and interact with us. We like to know what you think and what you want to see.

In a few more months we are nearing 2 years of Scunthorpe Nights running.

Thanks to those page liker’s, Twitter & Blog followers and everyone who has ever shared us or something by us. Also all the fantastic organisations, venues, bands and promoters who have invited us to review or attend events/shows, it’s been great and I for one have seen a great variety of talent and passion being put into the local scene for Music, Theatre, The Arts and Charity etc.

Please keep sharing our page http://www.facebook.com/wearescunnynights or inviting your friends list. 

We would also like to thank our news partners The Scunthorpe Independent for being behind us and kick starting our reviewing, they are a fantastic platform of non profit news and media.

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If you are a venue, promoter, band or artist CLICK HERE or email us about how we can help you with pre promo and reviews.

If you are a general member of the public CLICK HERE. Like our Facebook, share some statuses and articles now and then and keep us going. Because without your views we are a bit pointless after all. 🙂

If you have seen or aim to see something locally that you think deserves a review you can guest review, so get in touch via Facebook or Email scunnynights@gmail.com.

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New Single// Skarlett Riot- ‘House Of Cards’

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The new single from Scunthorpe Alternative Rock Band Skarlett Riot was exclusively aired on Saturday Night on BBC Humberside Introducing’s Live session.

The track is titled ‘House Of Cards’ and will be readily available to Purchase on Itunes on the 8th of September! You can show your support and views on the new track and lyric video by hashtagging  or tweeting .

The intro is nice and heavy with some thrashing symbols and head banging rhythm. Most of the songs written and performed by Skarlett Riot have memorable lyrics and catchy choruses.

The band have played big name festivals such as Download, Leeds, Reading and more. They have also gained 10,000 plus likes on Facebook. They rarely play Scunthorpe, but if you are into this genre I would definitely recommend watching them somewhere perform live.

On 12th, 13th,14th of September they will be supporting German band Edguy on their UK tour at various venues starting with Manchester.

Already the band have started to receive some great feedback from the exclusive of ‘House Of Cards’ from their fans.


Here is just a few:

“Listen to s new single House Of Cards.. Guarantee you’ll have it in your head for days”

House of cards was a great song!!! you guys are amazing”

“Can’t get enough of ‘house of cards’ it’s so good!!!!

house of cards is awesome you all sound amazing this is gonna be a long 11 days till sound control awesome job guys \m/”

You can also catch Skarlett Riot headlining this Saturday 6th September at the free festival Doncaster Live.

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Live Music// This Weekend

WEBBANNERThere is quite a lot of events on this weekend involving live music. The 30th August seems to be a pretty popular date for events.

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Indie-Friday’s – Abacus


Saturday 30 August

☆ SlateFest Family Festival – Slate Farm Messingham Slate Fest – Slate House Farm, Holme Lane, Holme, Scunthorpe, DN16 3RE. Live tribute bands, bar and food available.

☆ John Bramwell (I Am Kloot)- Cafe INDIEpendent

☆ Briggstock Music Festival – Brigg Town Centre. Main stage in Market Place, with busking stations throughout the town centre.

☆ Acoustic Music in the Park – Normanby Hall Country Park

☆ Child of the Year Awards- The Baths Hall

☆ Birdhead -Lincoln Imp

☆Lady Monsoon-Ashby Star

☆The Shard- Lord Roberts

☆Catch 23- The Malt Shovel, Ashby

☆Northern Soul & Motown- Ashby Mill Road Club

☆The Ignitors- St Bernadettes, Ashby

To see listings of all types visit www.thescunthorpeindependent.com

 Send us your photos over the weekend if you are attending any local event and we will put your photo in our gallery. Anon or credited

 

ONGO Carnival Today @ Manor Park

  • 6th August 2014
  • Time: 11:00 – 15:30
  • Manor Park, Burringham Road, Scunthorpe , 01724 298868 [map]
  • FREE (excluding food and refreshments)

Roll up, roll up, for the biggest event of the ongo year!

FREE* annual tenant fun day has been transformed into the ongo carnival, with entertainment for all ages including:

displays
demonstrations
games
circus skills workshops
& much more to be announced

So come along in August and join the fun…just make sure you bring good weather with you!

*not including food & refreshments

TWEET: @ongoUK

ongo is a partnership, set up by North Lincolnshire Homes, with one promise: everything we do is put back into local communities.

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Review: Did You Party In The Pines? Did We See You In The Trees

Scunthorpe Independent News

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The sun shined for Party In The Pines this saturday the 3rd of May, revellers came out early in their hundreds to take refuge on the grass to soak up some sun and some musical talent.

The event is receiving a lot of positive feedback from those who attended and people are already itching for their next Party In The Pines fix. The Party In The Pines organisers are currently looking at dates in August this year to throw you another incredible party.

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Q&A Party In The Pines

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This Saturday the biggest local event kicks off between Broughton & Appleby.

How Much is it and where can I get a ticket ? £20 & tickets are still available from Celebrate Partyshop Robert Street.

When can I camp from? Saturday to Sunday

I haven’t received my online ticket purchase yet? Don’t worry if you ordered before last Friday your tickets should have been dispatched and be with you by the end of this week.

Why can’t I bring glass bottles? One they are more dangerous, health and safety and also harder to get rid of. Where as cans are much easier to recycle and plastic bottles.

What time does it start and end? 12pm to 12am

Why does it finish at 12am this year? Due to noise restrictions which effect local villages.

Why can’t I bring a caravan? Space is the answer to this, if there were too many caravans the site would fill quickly & there are no hook ups. Camper vans are permitted.

Can we have a BBQ or Fire? Due to fire risks these will not be permitted. Food vans will be on site for your catering needs or feel free to bring a picnic.

The event is open to over 18’s only due to licensing.

Can I pay on the gate on the day? This option will not be available.

Party In The Pines is situated in a private woodland clearing. Whilst driving past Broughton onto Appleby you will see the sign posted entrance to enter the parking & camping site. Once you have parked and pitched you can make your way to the fair situated near the entrance to the Pine arena.

As you walk through the woodland area you will then come to the clearing the Rave cave will be situated here and across the other side of the clearing is the stage and main DJ stage.

Stay safe, Have fun & be nice!!!

See you in the trees

On the day if you take any photos/videos be sure to hash tag on twitter with #PITP or #Broughton

On Facebook you can share to Party In The Pines
http://www.facebook.com/party.in.the.pines.broughton

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“No overall increase in crime” – This resident does not think so after their car was vandalised at the weekend

Scunthorpe Independent News

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Last week we reported that according to the Office for National Statistics Humberside has seen no overall increase in Crime. We asked our readers what their thoughts were on this, and following an incident in the town centre last night, received this email today.

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