This week sees the start of three of our biggest spectator events, but with touts, bad weather and possible early drop-outs to contend with, you’re better off at home with the remote – and couch-potato Hugh Montgomery’s how-to guide
Dozens of jobs are under threat at one of the UK's most popular tourist attractions in Cornwall after it announced it had to make cuts worth £2 million.
As nominations are announced, there are more “credible” figures, but less from the pop crowd. Aside from Plan B, the thriving UK urban scene hardly gets a look in
Kaiser Chiefs have been confirmed to headline an Eden Session in Cornwall on Saturday 29 June 2013.
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Record-breaking star Adele will battle it out with two previous winners PJ Harvey and Elbow for this year's Barclaycard Mercury Prize.
Music market pulls in a new crowd
Laura Marling's triumph at the Brits introduced a prime-time audience to a hugely undervalued treasure, says Gillian Orr
Who are tomorrow's Arctic Monkeys, or even the next xx? Elisa Bray trawls the indie labels to seek out the best up-and-coming young talent
My parents were ... brought up Methodists. My mother had an enduringly complicated relationship with the material world which I have inherited, along with my father's appetite for absolute quality.
The Barclaycard Mercury may have had a history of awarding its prize to the outsider bet, but this year's prize went to the favourites, the xx.
This year's nominees on what the controversial album award means to them