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Peter Andre comes to the South West

Much loved pop star Peter Andre is set to appear at the Big Gig Weekend taking place in Shepton Mallet from September 25 to 27.Peter, 36, will perform on the Saturday night of the event, alongside the recently reformed Boyzone and Britain’s Got Talent winners Diversity.His appearance will be one of the first performances after the release of his...

Tony Woods is the Real Deal

Known for his playful and cool demeanor, combined with sharp and mischievous subject matter, Tony Woods manages to create a show that is unmistakably entertaining at every level.He’s been described as a one of a kind comic who’s always in control of his audience. Not only does he understand his audience he encourages them to become part of his...

Work experience helps young people get jobs

Work experience drastically boosts young people’s job chances - sixty-nine percent of employers are more likely to hire someone who has already spent time in their business. The Populus survey of employers for the Department for Work and Pensions supports the old adage on getting a foot in the door. Even work placements completed elsewhere count as four in ten...

Fitness Focus: Max Philisaire

Max Philisaire is a Haitian Fitness Model, up and coming Actor, and Private Personal Trainer best known for his muscular physique and intellectual outlook on life. He moved to Miami Beach In 2008 where he was featured in Rapper Trina’s music video “Single AgainHis inspirational and motivational posters have been shot for distribution worldwide. The 2010-2011 calendars, fitness guide,...

Who wants to be a….. Facebook Celebrity?

Have you ever had an associate type friend that you rarely see for months on end and you don’t even have each others phone number’s. But when you do bump into each other, conversations flow like it’s running out a tap? I happened to run into one of them named Alex at my friend’s do in Bouji...

Adidas celebrates its 60th birthday

Tuesday 18th August 2009 marks the 60th anniversary of Adidas and the first registration of the famous three stripes. Founded by Adi Dassler in 1949 the brand has evolved from a small sports footwear company in Dassler’s mother’s kitchen to a global lifestyle sensation. Adidas’ heritage has always lied in inspiring athletes to perform at the highest level and...

Win £500 worth of Apple Bottoms clothing

Apple Bottoms is a clothing line that caters to trendsetting women of all shapes and sizes. Celebrating and liberating the natural curves of a woman’s body is Apple Bottoms’ supreme mission.This unique brand is the mastermind of multi-platinum superstar Nelly. He describes the intent behind the design by saying, ‘A woman should not try to fit the clothes; the...

Want to work on a magazine?

Immerse yourself in the world of journalism, interview your favourite stars, write articles on issues that are important to you and write music, film and game reviews. Create and photograph a fashion shoot for the magazine and shoot a documentary DVD with your team mates.Sound good? You could gain support, guidance, a fantastic contacts list, qualifications and a leap...

Immerse yourself in the world of fashion & styling

Ever wanted to work in fashion, but never had the chance or could afford to do the training - well now you can!We are looking for young people to take part in Fashion and Styling course. Where you will get the chance to:• Produce a fashion show and an end of course showcase at Stratford Circus• An introduction to...

Eddie Kadi one man show ticket giveaway

Following last year's sell-out at the London's IndigO2, An Audience With Eddie Kadi returns for what promises to be his most explosive show yet! And Flavour has a pair of tickets to giveaway. Email you name and contact number to comps@flavourmag.co.uk by noon on Friday 14 August 2009.The show will feature appearances from critically acclaimed actor, Rudolph Walker, recently...

3 pairs of flip-flops by Gisele Bundchen up for grabs

Supermodel Gisele Bundchen has launched her new collection of flip-flops and sandals for Spring/Summer 2009 called Seeds.The Seeds collection consists of classically styled Botany, sophisticated Fern, gorgeous Leaf, sparkly Bean or pretty and supportive Life.www.ipanemaflipflops.co.uk is the official stockiest of Ipanema in the UK and Flavour has 3 pairs of flip-flops from the Seeds collection to giveaway. Text Gisele +...

Bootylicious celebrates its 8th birthday

Situated on the banks of the River Thames every Saturday a sea of sharply dressed and stylish people can be seen queuing outside Club Colosseum in Vauxhall, London for the UK's biggest and longest running urban gay night Bootylicious. On Saturday 18th July I was invited there to celebrate their 8th birthday.Having not been in Club Colosseum since early...

NBA Superstar Pops Mensah Bonsu

When most people think of NBA basketballers, the usual suspects like Kobe Bryant and LeBron James spring to mind. Now if you were to narrow the list down to British ballers that are successful in the NBA and Luol Deng will most probably be the first name on your lips.But Tottenham born Pops Mensah-Bonsu has been the name on...

Ian Wright goes inside to tackle young offenders

Public concern regarding issues such as anti-social behaviour, gang culture and knife crime continues to grow, and with over 70% of offenders aged 18-20 years old re-offending within a two year period post release. In Football Behind Bars, starting Monday 7th September at 10pm, exclusive to Sky1 HD and Sky1, former professional footballer and young offender Ian Wright is on...

Win a Nintendo DS

Ubisoft is one of the first independent developers to launch a game created to take advantage of the new functionality of the Nintendo DS.My Cooking Coach: Prepare Healthy Recipes is an easy-to-use, fun game for anybody who wants to eat fresh and balanced meals. Healthy food lovers needn’t look elsewhere because with more than 240 recipes available, My Cooking...

Pole dancing for guys

Pole dancing is a popular way for women (and now men!) across the UK to keep toned and fit!Even high profile celebrities including Terri Hatcher, Paris Hilton, Carmen Electra, Daryl Hannah, Pamela Anderson, Fergie, Kate Hudson, Cindy Crawford and Jessica Alba have incorporated pole dancing into their exercise regime.Training DVD’s such as fitness instructor Lucy Misch’s Pole Exercise DVD...

NHS Choices gives make-overs this summer

Online health service NHS Choices has joined up with black women’s lifestyle publication Pride magazine to bring healthy make-overs to summer festivals in London, Birmingham and Leicester.Aiming to highlight the long-standing relationship between the NHS and Afro-Caribbean community, and to raise awareness on health issues within this community, (such as diabetes, high blood pressure and sickle cell), free make-overs and one-to-one...

Ghosts or Those Who Return

Set in Norway during the late 19th Century, Ghosts depicts the lives of the Alving family and the secrets that lie behind their happy facade.Mrs Alving’s (Burden) is in the process of building an orphanage in honour of her late husband Captain Alving - who had been having affairs for years. She also has a secret of her own...

Weapons of Mass Perfection

To enjoy life and bridge the gap between health and perfection! Here are our top 10 London Live checks.1. Inner HydrationDrink 6-8 glasses of water, spread them out throughout the day, it will help to keep the skin clear and remove toxins.2. ProtectionSun Protection Factor is a sun shine must have for all skins. Re apply every hour and...

Tanya Farmer talks about life as a fashion PR

Tanya Farmer, account director at fashion pr company Dantan Ltd gives us an insight into the fabulous world of fashion pr.How did you get into your current role? I’ve always worked in PR, pharmaceutical and then music; then I met my partner, whose background is fashion and he suggested we set up an agency, 8 years later, here we are!Talk...

Linford Christie’s niece win’s Miss England

Aspiring heptathlete, Rachel Christie has battled her way through the heats to make it through to the 2 day event to claim victory by being crowned as the new Miss England at the London Hilton Metropole on Tuesday 21st July 2009. 53 outstanding and beautiful grand finalists took to the stage at the hotel and wowed the audience with...

Jimmy Campbell and Bob Boutique host fundraiser ‘Trinity’ Day

On Wednesday 8th of July the Jimmy Campbell group will host a ‘Trinity’Day to raise awareness and money for Trinity Hospice.Trinity Hospice treats terminally ill patients whilst also providing emotional and practical support for their loved ones and families free of charge. Not only are Jimmy Campbell and Bob Boutique donating 50 per cent of all takings on the...

Win tickets for the finals of the DMC DJ Championships

For 25 years, the world’s largest DJ organization, DMC, has been bringing together the world’s brightest DJ talent by making them compete worldwide.By doing so, DMC continues to host one of the most entertaining and jaw dropping shows you will ever witness. This year’s show is no different. In the 25th Anniversary of this prestigious competition, DMC is bigger...

Win tickets to see Cicada at the itunes festival

Cicada will be supporting David Guetta and Kelly Rowland at the Roundhouse in London, on Wednesday 8th of July, as part of the itunes festival and Flavour has a pair of tickets to giveaway to one lucky reader. Email your name, contact number and address to comps’flavourmag.co.uk by midday on Monday 7 July 2009 to be in with a...

Beauty on the go

Presenter and classical musician Myleene Klass tells us her top 5 tips for looking good on the goMake sure your hair is clean and fresh looking. Other than your face it's the first thing people notice! If you don't have time to wash it, then pull it back or wear a hat. I've learnt lots of tips to looking...

Swiss: Spot the Difference

Swiss is well-known as a talented lyricist from the So Solid Crew and has had hits like Broken Silence and Cry. So with music under his belt he has decided to go from making tracks to writing text. Flavour caught up with him to find out more about Spot the Difference, a book that encourages young people to expand...

Feed yourself full and lose weight

Leading scientists at the British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) have realised a first-rate eating behaviour study!Rather than been inundated with diet advice on reducing food intake, it highlights how to adapt the energy density of our meals to maintain a healthy body weight. This is achieved by tricking ourselves into feeling full.Energy densityEat more food at meal times, low in...

Baruch by Angela Knowles

Baruch meaning ‘blessed’ in Hebrew, is a new fashion label by self taught fashion designer Angela Knowles. Hailing from south London, the talented 26 year-old aesthetically handcrafts each garment, from intricate fabrics inspired by different cultures and eras. Having created a buzz by showcasing her designs at London Fashion week, Angela aims to transform her collection into a recognised...

I Am London

Saima Duhare is the founder of Palladini Productions – a London based Production Company that specialises in Film, TV and Theatre. Their current project is the devised piece I am a London, which combines 11 difference characters and stories that all have the city of London in common. Saima took some time to tell Karla Williams a bit more...

Fastest man on earth ‘Lightning’ Bolt wins Laureus World Sportsman of Year Award

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt - the fastest man on Earth - is the winner of the 2009 Laureus World Sportsman of the Year Award, after his sensational performance in the Beijing Olympics.Bolt receives the world's most prestigious sports Award from Laureus Academy members Michael Johnson and Edwin Moses.'I'm delighted, it's an an honour to succeed such greats...