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31 October 2019

Let's do the Monster Mash! Your ultimate Halloween playlist

Halloween has finally arrived which means it's definitely time to party! Every Halloween get-together needs a music playlist of epic proportions, so let us help you out with a list ...
29 October 2019

Dreaming of a savvy Christmas?

Yes, Christmas is looming but don’t worry, there’s still plenty of time to prepare yourself for the financial onslaught that comes with it. We’ve asked personal finance expert Iona Bain ...
29 October 2019

Review: On Your Feet!, Palace Theatre Manchester

On Your Feet! is a relatively new jukebox musical, first hitting the stage in 2015. As such, the show has actually never been on the road across the UK - ...
29 October 2019

True Crime Tuesday: Who is John Demjanjuk, the subject of new Netflix series The Devil Next Door?

Welcome back to our weekly series, True Crime Tuesday! This week, we're taking a look at the subject of a brand new Netflix original crime series, called The Devil Next Door. John Demjanjuk ...

29 October 2019

Brits can't catch a wink

Sleep has become the official buzzword of 2019, yet the average Brit only gets 5 hours and 36 minutes uninterrupted sleep a night - despite the fact that the NHS ...
29 October 2019

Six fierce females who never fail to impress in hit TV series Vikings

The hit series Vikings, soon to enter its sixth and final season, has thrilled audiences with its epic Norse power struggles, and brutal and brilliant fight scenes - but the ...

28 October 2019

Podcast of the Week: Full Body Chills

With Halloween right around the corner, we've been listening to some spooky podcasts to try and get ourselves in the frame of mind that October 31st demands! That's why today, we're celebrating ...
28 October 2019

Riding a dream by Khadijah Mellah

-  I began riding about six years ago at Ebony Horse Club in Brixton and instantly loved it. I enjoyed the challenge of riding and learning to care for the ...

28 October 2019

A week in the world of women's sport: Chelsea new WSL pacesetters

In our weekly feature on the ins and outs in women's sport, Chelsea take over at the top of the Women's Super League while there is also news of a ...

28 October 2019

Seven ways to celebrate National Chocolate Day

Today is National Chocolate Day- a day for all things sweet and sickly. If you want to celebrate this momentous occasion but don’t know how- here are some of our ...

27 October 2019

12 Entertaining UK horror flicks to watch this Halloween

While the UK isn't known for producing the greatest horror films of all time, that doesn't mean there aren't some amazing gems to come out of our home nation. This ...
26 October 2019

Top 10 foreign horror films for Halloween

With Halloween falling on a Tuesday this year, skip the late-night revelry and treat yourself to a small-screen scarefest at home - but look past the usual suspects. For film ...
25 October 2019

Film of the Week: The Rite

Since we are nearing Halloween, it felt only ‘Rite’ to put a film such as this as our Film of the Week! Anthony Hopkins (Thor, The Silence of the Lambs) gives a ...

25 October 2019

Ranking 10 of the best lesser-known horror movies you probably haven't seen!

With just under a week to go until Halloween, we've been watching a lot of horror films here at Female First! After ranking 15 of our favourite classics from the ...
25 October 2019

Split: A film that helped elevate the discussion of mental health

NOTE: This article contains discussion surrounding mental health, which may be potentially triggering for some readers. Mental Health Awareness events are something that hit home for thousands of people, and with ...
24 October 2019

Yooka-Laylee and the Impossible Lair provides hours of fun [REVIEW]

It was just a few months ago when Playtonic Games announced that Yooka-Laylee would be returning for a brand new gaming adventure, with The Impossible Lair, at the centre of their ...

24 October 2019

Throwback Thursday: Ranking 15 of the very best classic 80s horror movies

There's just a week to go until Halloween, so we've been taking a look back at some of our favourite classic horror movies that would be the perfect accompaniment to ...
24 October 2019

Why Peaky Blinders should be applauded for its exploration of mental health issues

NOTE: This article contains discussion surrounding mental health, which may be potentially triggering for some readers. Tommy Shelby and his peaky boys have been captivating audiences for almost seven years ...

23 October 2019

World Ballet Day: Seven must-see films about the art of ballet

The dance of ballet is around 500 years old, and is still a staple in the world of classical arts. Some may think of it as highbrow entertainment, but these sensational ...
23 October 2019

A definitive ranking of the 20 best classic Disney villains

With Halloween right around the corner, and final touches being added to costumes for spooky house parties or a night out on the tiles, we got to thinking about some ...
22 October 2019

Will Smith's seven worst movies to date

With the news that Will Smith's latest action movie Gemini Man has been a commercial flop, we realised that we were starting to see a pattern when it came to his ...
22 October 2019

Seven things to look for in a protein bar

Protein bars are a great way of filling that gap between meals or for increasing your protein needs BUT there are endless options available so how do you know a ...

22 October 2019

Six spooktacular facts about Halloween

The didactics team from leading learning app, Babbel (www.babbel.com) shed some light on the origins of some of the most spooktacular Halloween traditions: The tradition of Halloween comes from Samhain, ...
22 October 2019

How to de-stress at work and instantly calm your mind

If you feel as though you are constantly stressed out at work, then you will know how frustrating this can be. You may feel as though nothing you do helps ...