Welcome to the Culture & Lifestyle section on City Connect
Covering a range of engaging areas from writers around the world – including lifestyle, exhibitions, plays and shows – our writers will tell you the latest news to ensure you never miss out on something entertaining, educational or inspirational.
You’ll find the articles in this section crammed full of inspirational ideas to help you create the perfect day or evening out. We review the latest museum & art gallery exhibitions, theatre, film and cultural events. Or if you want a quiet night in, this section also covers books which could help you change your life or those to get lost in and forget about the daily grind. We critique classic titles as well as latest online and bookstore titles guiding you through a world of entertaining literature and uplifting self-help books.
City Connect brings you all the latest news and reviews in the Culture & Lifestyle section to help you decide on where to get your next culture fix.
For a summary of some articles in this section, please see below.
Alzheimer’s Research UK has challenged Government to avoid flash in the pan tactics on dementia research and commit to a national dementia research strategy. In a new report – Defeating Dementia – the UK’s leading dementia research charity warns that the UK’s world-renowned dementia knowledge base could be lost unless … Continue reading
Scientists in the US revealed the finding of a clinical trial investigating the effects of “exergaming”, or virtual reality-enhanced exercise, on cognition in a group of older adults. The study, one of the first trials of its kind, showed greater cognitive benefit for those who played exergames than those who took … Continue reading
At the respectable age of 48, Property Consultant from Cambridgeshire, John Bowles, longed for some adventure. There was no better way to satisfy his desire than to trek to the top of Mount Kilimanjaro with six friends, while at the same time raising money for three different charities. The group … Continue reading
Last year, Creating Cambridge organised an awesome business networking event called the Big Summer BBQ. It went down so well that the team at Creating Cambridge have just announced that bookings are now open for the next Big Summer BBQ which is to be held on 15th July 2011. If … Continue reading
Scientists at University College London (UCL) and the Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, in Cologne, have discovered how a specific genetic mutation may damage nerve cells in frontotemporal dementia and motor neurone disease. The research, which suggests a potential new target for treating the two brain diseases, was … Continue reading
The ideal smile typically features straight, white teeth. But beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and newer, less traditional smile trends are on the horizon. Here are just a few extreme cosmetic dentistry trends that are just plain weird. Devotion to Diastema Diastema is the clinical term for … Continue reading
In awareness-raising messages about dementia, the spotlight typically rests on Alzheimer’s disease as the most common cause of dementia, helping people to learn more about the condition and working to break down the stigma that surrounds it. However, at Alzheimer’s Research UK, you’ll often see “the power to defeat dementia” … Continue reading
Travel photography is a lucrative hobby, as millions around the world love traveling. There are always new cultures to see and new experiences to be made, and capturing that with a camera is a great way of portraying an experience to someone else. Furthermore, out of many ways to earn … Continue reading
Fashion trends have not been cooled by the winter chills. The year 2018 promises to be one of the hottest years yet, in terms of fashion. There are so many innovations and discoveries that continue to inspire designers from all corners of the world. Communication Pushing Fashion to Extremes Communication … Continue reading
The types of clothes people wear are an expression of who they are. You will somehow know more about the person by simply looking at the clothes worn. Of course, you don’t make a general judgement, but you at least have a clue as to how to deal with that … Continue reading
Business Consort would love to invite you along to their charity golf event – a day of enjoyment, corporate networking & fundraising to be held on Friday 8th July at Styal Golf Club, Cheshire. Any funds raised on the day will be donated to the Five Stars Scanner Appeal who … Continue reading
Social media platforms that emphasize visuals have become havens for fashion icons and fashionable hopefuls. Current streetwear companies such as Otherlinks utilize social media to showcase new styles for each season. The spring fashion circuit is already underway, and individuals can see these new trends popping up on social media … Continue reading
Scientists in the US have found that healthy older people who have engaged in cognitive stimulation activities throughout their life have lower levels of the protein amyloid in their brains, a hallmark of Alzheimer’s. The study is published online today in the journal Archives of Neurology. The researchers recruited 65 … Continue reading
The rise of the internet and the huge increase in people able to access it in the home has changed the way much social interaction now takes place. This is especially the case with the popularity of social gaming, where there are now almost limitless opportunities to get involved and … Continue reading
So you want to be fit but you don’t want to enroll in a gym because: A) you’re too busy or, B) you just don’t want to workout in a place where there are lots of people. If this is the case, what you need is a home gym. But … Continue reading
Now you can surprise your valentine and give a romantic start on the day of Valentine. You can steal the heart of your Valentine and lock in your heart by surprising them with a perfect online gift. A love note having 100 reasons to love him or her, can give … Continue reading
‘I’ve signed up to Race the Tide‘. ‘Race the Tide’ you say. ‘What’s that?’ A conversation I’ve had now with a few people. Through the blog, I can tell a few more people so thanks for sparing a couple of minutes to read this. To raise money for Alzheimer’s Research … Continue reading
Cakes: that one dessert you cannot ever say ‘No’ to. That one dessert designed to make you drool. That one dessert which is synonymous to celebration. Well, everything about cakes is extremely appealing. But there are certain cakes which are simply irresistible. One look and you are hooked. Here’s a … Continue reading
There is a lot of information surrounding krill and fish oils. Most people get confused between the two or assume that they are the same thing and that they contain the same benefits. They also wonder if they are safe to consume due to contamination issues and allergies. Read more … Continue reading
Millions and millions of people use tarot cards these days to help themselves and others. It is a great source of guidance and inspiration if you know how to read the cards. This traditional therapy has been used for ages to find the right course when you think you have … Continue reading