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When Berkeley Met… Colin

Recently, Berkeley Squares has had the privilege of chatting to astronomer, author and keynote speaker, Colin Stuart. In this When Berkeley Meets…, we cover numerous topics ranging from his start in astronomy and his likelihood of making it to space, to his predictions for the

Wales reach semi-finals with a cagey win against France

On a tense night in Oita, Wales emerged triumphant following a bruising encounter with old foes France. After a calamitous first ten minutes, Wales gradually clawed their way back into their game before a decisive red card against Sebastien Vahaamahina proved pivotal in enabling Ross

A Midsummer Night’s Dream – The Bridge Theatre

Admittedly, I am a novice when it comes to Shakespeare but even my untrained eye could comprehend some of the palpable brilliance of Nicholas Hytner’s latest production of Shakespeare’s classic comedy, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’. For three hours, I remained engrossed in what was a

Marvin Rees’ State of the City Address

In the Wills’ Memorial building on Wednesday 16th October, Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees gave his seventh annual State of the City address. Rees celebrated the achievements of his term so far, while also outlining his plan for Bristol’s future as a ‘City of Hope’. Following

Wales beat resilient Fiji

Despite a disappointing start from Wales, conceding two unanswered tries and a yellow card in the first quarter, they eventually prevailed over a physical Fiji side. Whilst Wales did not emulate the heroics of the previous week against Australia, they did enough to overcome what

Review: Joker

Joker has received its fair share of criticism from audiences and critics alike, but it’s the perfect antidote to superhero movie fatigue. So go on, put on a happy face.

Metallica: from metal royalty to rehab

2019 has been a monumental year for metal titans Metallica. Their WorldWired tour promoting the 2016 Album ‘Hardwired… To Self-Destruct’ continued through a sizzling run of Europe’s biggest stadiums, attracting audiences of over 80,000 per show. WorldWired has just become the ninth highest grossing tour

Mental health services: behind the stigma

  Within the last three years, the stigma behind mental health has all but disappeared. More and more, employers and schools are reaching out and encouraging their occupants to seek out support and show their true emotions whenever possible. The understanding of mental health is

What’s gone wrong at Manchester United?

This season was supposed to be different. It was finally Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s team. Manchester United had finally recovered from the loss of Sir Alex Ferguson. After shelling out £80 million on Harry Maguire and £50 million on Aaron Wan Bissaka, finally Manchester United had