Laura Kelly
Laura Kelly is a freelance multimedia journalist, editor, podcaster and award-winning columnist.
The Cure's Lol Tolhurst: 'I'm making a playlist for my funeral. It's about five hours' worth'
A black and white picture of The Cure from 1986 with Lol Tolhurst on the right
the music that made me

The Cure's Lol Tolhurst: 'I'm making a playlist for my funeral. It's about five hours' worth'

Astronaut Chris Hadfield on sustainable space travel, Elon Musk and the modern-day space race
Chris Hadfield next to an astronaut's suit
the future of travel

Astronaut Chris Hadfield on sustainable space travel, Elon Musk and the modern-day space race

Shock £300k bill from bankrupt council threatens Woking's only grassroots music venue
Live band on stage at Fiery Bird grassroots music venue, part of the Phoenix Cultural Centre in Woking - Big Issue Venue Watch
Venue Watch

Shock £300k bill from bankrupt council threatens Woking's only grassroots music venue

'We haven't done enough': Why arenas need to step up and support grassroots music venues
A band onstage at a grassroots music venue
Venue Watch

'We haven't done enough': Why arenas need to step up and support grassroots music venues

Building careers from U2 to Self Esteem, The Horn is a haven for 'people a little bit outside normal'
Rebecca ‘Self Esteem’ Taylor playing with her previous band Slow Club at the Horn, St Albans - a much-loved grassroots music venue
Venue Watch

Building careers from U2 to Self Esteem, The Horn is a haven for 'people a little bit outside normal'

David Duchovny: 'I dare you not to be moved by Puff, the Magic Dragon'
David Duchovy in a white t shirt
The Music That Made Me

David Duchovny: 'I dare you not to be moved by Puff, the Magic Dragon'

Atherton 'had everything taken away'. The Snug brought back music and community
female fronted punk band on the stage of The Snug in Atherton
venue watch

Atherton 'had everything taken away'. The Snug brought back music and community

Duran Duran on critics, escapism and why AI can actually be a useful tool for artistry
Roger Taylor, John Taylor, Simon Le Bon and Nick Rhodes in black suits against a red background
Interview

Duran Duran on critics, escapism and why AI can actually be a useful tool for artistry

Duran Duran pick the scariest movies to watch at Halloween – from Dracula to Silence of the Lambs
Duran Duran in spooky black and white for Halloween
Halloween

Duran Duran pick the scariest movies to watch at Halloween – from Dracula to Silence of the Lambs

Inside the grassroots music venue where Oasis, Pulp and Ed Sheeran cut their teeth
Robert Smith of The Cure, Ed Sheeran and Morrissey leading The Smiths on stage in Moles, Bath
Venue Watch

Inside the grassroots music venue where Oasis, Pulp and Ed Sheeran cut their teeth

Shaun Keaveny: 'I was burnt out by the callousness and cruelty of this government'
Shaun Keaveny in a white t-shirt, smiling
Interview

Shaun Keaveny: 'I was burnt out by the callousness and cruelty of this government'

This Scottish music venue changed a disabled teen's life – but may run out of money in months
woman playing a keyboard and singing, MacArts centre, man in a hat at a microphone
venue watch

This Scottish music venue changed a disabled teen's life – but may run out of money in months