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

Whitby Lowkey Weekend – April 2022

Strange times are these indeed. Despite official government guidelines giving the figurative green light to all and sundry events, the expected roaring return of the Goth Weekend to Whitby has ended up more of a tentative toe in the water. Continue reading

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Reactions as Ryan Herbert released from prison

Several news outlets have reported the release from prison – on licence – of Ryan Herbert, found guilty in 2008 of the murder of Sophie Lancaster. Continue reading

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International Women’s Day 2022 – Goth Herstory and Future

As much as it lifts my shrivelled black heart, this photo is 42 years old! Not to detract from the immortal achievements of these musicians, but they’re from genres famous for innovation and creation. Where are the new women stepping up to carry on the legacy of fearless creators in a field riddled with – like so many others – misogyny and sexism? Continue reading

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What’s New in 2022? Vlogging, for a start…

I’m pleased to share with you all my first ever vlog. In it, I introduce myself (a goth, no wealth or taste), cast a wry eye back at #gothcore, and look ahead excitedly to some of the key events in the UK goth calendar for 2022. Continue reading

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Dark Wash Recycle – ‘gothcore’ and high fashion

It’s all part of the Dark Wash Cycle, where the catwalk commandeers goth style for their Fall-Winter collections, and every journalist has to act like they’ve never seen huge boots or winged eyeliner before. Continue reading

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