Author Archives: The Blogging Goth

About The Blogging Goth

News, reviews and other articles written from the UK Goth subculture

Happy Festiween!

Welcome to the month-log celebration that is Halloween – from October 1st to 31st the world gets that little bit more spooky! Not to mention, crammed full of events for the discerning goth. I’m looking ahead to where I’ll be and where I’d want to be if there was more than one of me! Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Trek Transylvania, and help drac-cats!

You could be a prime candidate for a sponsored six-day hike across Transylvania, home of the world’s most famous vampire, to raise money for needy kittens via Cats Protection! Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

“Hate Crime in the North” – Sophie Lancaster’s murder and the changes that followed, in discussion

A Yorkshire-based charity is about to launch a series of ‘Changing Perspectives’ events and will be joined by Dr Sylvia Lancaster OBE, mother of murdered Sophie Lancaster and advisor for the Government’s Independent Advisory Group for Hate Crime. Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Visiting the Glasgow Necropolis

How about a guided tour of a vast cemetery, housing 50,000 dead on a prominent hill overlooking Glasgow? Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Olli Wisdom, singer with Specimen and founder of the Batcave (1958-2021)

Olli Wisdom was not only the lead singer of pioneering goth/glam/punk band Specimen, but also the co-founder of the Batcave club night in 1982, setting the template for the burgeoning goth scene’s sound and style. Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment