The Siege of Colchester – Apr 2002

Chris Penhall recounts the devastation inflicted on Essex’s oldest town during England’s Civil War in the 17 th century. The beginnings of the English Civil Wars in 1642 brought to an end 150 years during which English soil had been free of armed conflict. Essex...

Power to the people – June 2001

Chris Penhall takes us back to the 14th century. In the wake of the Black Death and Poll Tax, trouble is brewing. Walking past the tranquil churchyard of St Mary’s in Great Baddow on a bright June day, it is hard to imagine the fear and trepidation that must...

Dance yourself fit

SALSA Top Tips from Tip Top Teachers: Choreographer, Music Producer and Fitness Expert – KARDY LAGUDA The effects of dancing on your fitness are far more beneficial than you could ever imagine. If we are to preserve our bodies we have to move daily and if we are...

There’s no dance like salsa…

(Or How To Get Your Man to Give in to His Inner Salsa Soul!) SALSA Top Tips from Artist Judith Dawson Here I am at last writing about my salsa experience. I am a salsa virgin; well, that’s not strictly true – I had dabbled a little before; two years before to be...