Authors Posts by Ellen Peirson-Hagger

Ellen Peirson-Hagger


Should we share our cultural pleasures?

Ellen Peirson-Hagger reflects on the perils of associating art with friends and significant others

Bestival 2016 set to be a winner

Huge names announced for September's festival of 'mind-expanding music'

Review: Maud

Ellen Peirson-Hagger is touched by this one man performance

Review: C Duncan at the Old Fire Station

Ellen Peirson-Hagger experiences a taste of geeky indie rock

“It has to do with air molecules and shit”

Ellen Peirson-Hagger talks gig etiquette with Aidan Knight

Common People announces Big Top line-up

The Oxford-based May Bank Holiday weekend festival adds a whole host of acts to its bill

Misogyny at Burns Night must stop

Ellen Peirson-Hagger argues that we must not ignore the degrading chauvinism that saturates sexist Oxford traditions

Review: Yuck – Stranger Things

Ellen Peirson-Hagger is unimpressed by Yuck's latest album

The Coral: always getting proggier

Ellen Peirson-Hagger talks psychedelia, books and hunger with keys-player Nick Power

No matter the venue,“I just like to play”

Ellen Peirson-Hagger talks to folk singer Ryley Walker


The Spotify syndicate

We should be wary of Spotify's control over the music we listen to

‘Beneath the music from a farther room’

This potential for interaction between artist and audience is a phenomenon of the modern era

Strange creatures: monstrosity in Kafka’s ‘The Metamorphosis’

The world of literature is abundant with monsters: physical monsters, psychological monsters, benevolent monsters, evil monsters. However, there is hardly a monster as puzzling...

Should Philip Green have been named and shamed?

This follows Lord Hain naming Sir Philip Green in Parliament as the businessman accused of harassment

Why are you wearing a poppy?

Making Remembrance Day the default undermines its purpose