Rammy Festival: Line-up Latest

Doves frontman Jimi Goodwin is among a fresh wave of rock, indie, ska and reggae acts joining the line-up for Ramsbottom Festival – Friday 19th to Sunday 21st September. He’ll be taking to the stage alongside headliners British Sea Power on the Saturday evening. Other new acts joining the bill include East London reggae and dub band The Skints, who dropped their latest EP, Short Change, in March this year. Folk singer-songwriter Luke Daniels looks set to be another highlight – he’s an amazing instrumentalist and has performed on film soundtracks for The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. …

Rated and Recommended

Great news for Fido this week as we learned that our clients have highly recommended us, earning us a place on the RAR register. The Recommended Agency Register is the place where clients look for trusted, high-performance agencies.  

Heston serves tea at Weston

Demonstrating there may just be a future for chocolate teapots was probably one of the tamer of Heston’s mad ideas.  But a touch of madness is what every good tea party needs, isn’t it? If you didn’t see Heston Blumenthal in action then check out last night’s Great British Food on Channel 4, filmed at Afternoon Tea Manor, where all the guests had impeccable manners up until the point they started eating the plates –literally – but then you wouldn’t expect anything else given the host would you? Taking on the guise of Afternoon Tea Manor was the delectable Weston Park in Shropshire, …

Rammy Announces Line-up

If like us, Rammy makes the perfect finale to your summer, then you’ll already have 19-21 September marked on your calendar.  So let us be the first to tell you that the list of bands has just been announced, and it promises to be a cracker. British Sea Power top the list, with the Levellers, Admiral Fallow, Cara Dillon and Keston Cobblers’ Club ensuring the eclectic mix of indie, rock and folk and we all know and love Rammy for. Oh and then of course there is the festival beer! And what will make this year even bigger and better …

Fido’s Family Formula Fantastique!

As the Easter holiday approaches and those of us with families look forward to a week or so of unbridled joy at destinations various, we’ve collated our very own top five greatest UK family experiences EVER: 1. Hold-your-breath adventures Mud, crazy rotating rides, a stream to cross in a dozen inventive ways involving wonky bridges and rope swings, we found all at Crocky Trail in Cheshire. And we’ve taken a trip down the Amazon (well in our mind’s eye) as we’ve navigated Slimbridge’s canoe safari before an expedition to Welly Boot Land – all waiting to be discovered at the …

Pool Party

Fido has reason to celebrate its Northern roots this month when the region’s coolest export meets one of its most epic venues for the ten-day Un-Rest festival at Victoria Baths. The phenomenon of Northern Soul will take the spotlight with an explosive line-up of video installations, dance and live art performances, starting 24th April and reaching its crescendo over the May bank holiday weekend. Look out for… The Last Builder by Humberto Vélez – the latest film installation from the rising Panamanian star. Catch it each day at Un-Rest before it heads to Tate Modern later this year. Drawn to …