Amy Blackmore

Amy has written 5 articles for Nouse

York’s thriving local arts scene

Hidden amongst the the tacky tourist shops, York harbours a number of more original artistic activities. Kirran Shah and Amy…


Amy Blackmore goes starry-eyed at ‘Fame’ and re-emerges wanting to live forever

Ok, so I admit I was a little sceptical about going to see ‘Fame’ by Central Hall Musical Society, in collaboration with Drama society and Music society. However, from start to finish, the standard of performance was so remarkable that I found it hard to fault

The Year of Magical Feeling, Joan Didion

Imagine the situation: the sudden death of your spouse, while your daughter is in intensive care as a result of septic shock and pneumonia. Although she looks as if she is recovering, three months later she collapses from a massive hematoma

The ArtSpace

Kirran Shah & Amy Blackmore went to see York’s new gallery, The ArtSpace.

The ArtSpace opened three weeks ago, opposite Clifford’s Tower. Owners Greg McGee and Ails Denholm wished to create a space dedicated to Yorkshire art in all its forms. A small independent gallery, they hope it will help people reconsider the stereotype of art as an elitist activity

He’s Just Not That Into You, Greg Behrendt & Liz Tuccillo

‘He’s just not that into you’ – six words no girl likes to hear. Sex In The City writers Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo take a brutal approach; they think it’s time females yearning after disinterested men learn to recognise and acknowledge the signs given off by a guy who isn’t actually that interested