We are Brown McLeod Ltd, Chartered Accountants operating worldwide from offices in Sheffield and London.
Since 1980, we've helped businesses of all types to grow and thrive. Through offering first class accounting services and business advice.
We believe in developing relationships that last, and we achieve this by always ensuring that we put our clients first, taking that extra step to ensure that you can focus on what you need to do.
We balance our practice and our workload to ensure that we can offer excellent, consistent services to major corporations, whilst also supporting small and medium-sized businesses, including artists, musicians, performers and the many related companies that service the entertainments and creative industries.
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Bring Me The Horizon
Bring Me the Horizon are a British metalcore band from Sheffield. Formed in 2004, they are currently signed to RCA Records globally and Epitaph Records in the US.
Best known for: Best Video award at the 2012 Kerrang! Awards for their song "Alligator Blood"
Latest work: Sempiternal: 2013
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Japanese 4 piece acid punk band consisting of Taigen Kawabe, Yuki Tsujii, Kohhei Matsuda and Monchan Monna. They formed in London, although they come from Gumma, Tajimi, Nishinomiya, and Tokyo.
Best known for: Album: Line the Wall
Latest work: Alum: III
Sheffield born alternative rock band formed in 1978. Winners of Mercury Music Prize 1996 and two time headliners at Glastonbury festival.
Best known for: Common People from 'Different Class' album
Latest work: Pulp: a Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets
Richard Hawley is a Sheffield-born guitarist, singer-songwriter and producer. He found success as a member of the Longpigs in the 1990s. In 2000, he joined the band Pulp, led by his friend Jarvis Cocker. As a solo musician, Richard has released seven studio albums and has been shortlisted for a Mercury prize in 2006 and 2012.
Best known for: Tonight The Streets Are Ours
Latest work: Standing at the Sky's Edge: Album
Manchester-born Marc Riley is a musician, rock critic and BBC 6 radio Music DJ. Formerly a member of The Fall, he had his own record label, In-Tape.
Best known for: One half of the duo Mark & Lard with fellow DJ Mark Radcliffe
Latest work: Sony Radio Academy Award-nominated Radio 6 Music show
Max Keiser is a London-based American broadcaster and film maker. He hosts the Keiser Report, a financial program broadcast on Russian state media channel RT.
Best known for: Max Keiser co-invented "Virtual Specialist Technology", a software system used by the Hollywood Stock Exchange.
Latest work: The Keiser Report
To Kill a King
British folk rock band formed in 2009, and compared to others such as The National, and Mumford & Sons. Played at the Reading and Leeds Festivals in August 2013.
Best known for: My Crooked Saint
Latest work: Album: Cannibals With Cutlery
Eva Simons is a Dutch singer-songwriter and is known for her vocals in collaboration with many artists, such as Afrojack, LMFAO, Sidney Samson and will.i.am.
Best known for: UK No. 1 single "This Is Love" with will.i.am
Latest work: Unstoppable
Jermaine Scott Sinclair, better known by his stage name Wretch 32, is an English rapper and former Grime MC from Tottenham.
Best known for: Traktor & Unorthodox (ft Example)
Latest work: 'Higher' Single 2013
"Brown McLeod have been with me from the beginning, right back to that first gig at wherever it was"
Independent record label, with its first release in February 1994. Credited with releases by Coldplay, Astronaut, Air Traffic, Art Brut, Embrace, Keane, Death Cab for Cutie, Boy Kill Boy, Placebo, Shitdisco, Goldheart Assembly, and Acres of Lions.
Best known for: Their "Wibbling Rivalry" single, an interview with Oasis' Liam and Noel Gallagher, holds the record for the highest-charting interview single in the UK Singles Chart
Latest work: In 2012 Fierce Panda set up a publishing arm, named Fierce Panda Songs.
Annual multi-venue new music festival in Cardiff.
Best known for: Nominated 'Best Small Festival' NME awards 2013
Latest work: Cardiff 17-20 October 2014
British Sea Power
Indie rock band from Brighton, compared often to The Cure, Arcade Fire and Joy Division.
Best known for: Waving Flags
Latest work: From the Sea to the Land Beyond: album
Band Member of northern based Clubs and Spades. Best known for MC style and featuring on Reverend and the Makers tracks.
Best known for: Wife Her Up & Deeper Down
Latest work: Card Gang One album
Edinburgh trio formed in 2008, championing the genre of hip-hop electronica and pop.
Best known for: 'Get Up' from the album 'Dead'
Latest work: Global 2014 tour
Grammy Award-winning American guitarist. In the late 1950s and early 1960s he had a string of hit records including "Rebel Rouser", "Peter Gunn", and "Because They're Young". Sold 12 million records by 1963.
He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994, and the Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in 2008.
Best known for: Peter Gunn
Latest work: Stagecoach Festival 2014
Four piece Brit Indie group Childhood often compared to the Palma Violets
Best known for: Blue Velvet
Latest work: Falls away
Field Music are a Sunderland-based indie band, formed in 2004. Over the years, Field Music have become the world's leading ambassadors of the distinctly British musical style.
Best known for: In Context
Latest work: Plumb
Singer-songwriter from Birmingham who became the first unsigned act to appear on BBC Radio 1 Live Lounge. Won the 2012 MOBO UnSung regional competition in Birmingham and Adidas ‘Are You In’ music competition. His music influences include soul, R&B and hip-hop. Currently working with artists such as Chase & Status, Bondax, Jake Gosling, Knox Brown, Plan B and Wretch 32.
Best known for: Worthy
Latest work: The Monologue
Roc k& Roll band from Leeds, founded in 2011.
Best known for: To be like I
Latest work: Don't Play With Fire: album
Mike Hughes; known for his brooding vocals; has toured with Miles Kane and shares the same producer as the Artic Monkeys
Best known for: That Girl Is Misery
Latest work: Temple Blues & The Road
Actress & Singer
Louise Dearman is a British musical theatre actor and recording artist starting her recording career in 2005. She has been in many West End shows such as Wicked.
Best known for: 'You and I'
Latest work: It's Time & Water Babies
Clearview Secondary Glazing
Business to Consumer
Clearview supply and install secondary glazing for commercial and residential property. Listed building and heritage specialists.
Best known for: Period property installation
"Brown McLeod have been our chartered accountants since we launched our business. The service levels we get from the Brown McLeod team are fantastic, they have assisted at every part of our business development."
The More I See
The band was formed in 2004 by former The Prodigy member Gizz Butt. TMIS combine a mix of Progressive metal , hard rock and punk and is known for it’s great songwriting and exciting stage shows
Best known for: The Eye That Offends
Latest work: The Disappearing Humans
Ólöf Arnalds is an Icelandic singer and multi-instrumentalist born in 1980. Her debut album was included in both eMusic and Paste Magazine’s 100 Best Albums of the Decade lists.
Best known for: Innundir Skinni
Latest work: Sudden Elevation
Clark is an electronic musician signed to record label Warp Records.
Best known for: Ted (Bibio Remix)
Latest work: Feast/ Beast
Best known as lead singer and guitarist in the band Hefner. Indie-pop icon Hayman has released 6 albums as a solo artist after Hefner disbanded.
Best known for: The Fidelity Wars
Latest work: The Violence
Actor, Singer, Songwriter
Canadian born actor and singer Alex Gaumond is a west-end actor turned solo musical artist.
Best known for: Legally Blonde & We Will Rock You
Latest work: Matilda
English guitarist, singer, songwriter, the guitarist with indie rock duo The Kills. He co-founded The Kills with American singer Alison Mosshart in 2000.
Best known for: Blood Pressures (The Kills)
Latest work: Live at Third Man Records
Reverend and the Makers
Band based in Sheffield, signed to Wall of Sound. Fronted by Jon McClure, nicknamed "The Reverend".
Best known for: Heavyweight Champion of the World
Latest work: Thirty Two
British indie rock band based in London, formed in 2009.
Best known for: Belongings
Latest work: Ways To Forget: album
Everly Pregnant Brothers
Sheffield based Ukulele band Everly Pregnant Brothers are a band on the pun.
Best known for: No Oven, No Pie.
Latest work: Got Mucky
Steve 'Papa' Edwards
Solo House songwriter/singer collaborater from Sheffield.
Best known for: World, Hold On
Latest work: Shapeshifters 'Shake Shake'
English DJ, remixer and record producer from Sheffield. Real name Thomas Mackenzie Bell under record label Ninja Tune.
Best known for: Take it Back
Latest work: Toddla T takeover Tramlines
The Gentlemen are Nicholas dancing and singing like a cast member from Michael Jackson’s Bad, Josh playing keys and bass with sickening ease, Joel in a whir of limbs thrashing out disco beats on the drums and Sean clad in tail coat and gold paint bringing the Bollywood bling.
Best known for: Departures: album
Latest work: This is Where: single
Jazz Composer and Pianist
Described in The Observer as “a remarkable pianist by any standard”, Zoe Rahman has firmly established herself as one of the brightest stars on the contemporary jazz scene.
Best known for: Muchhe Jaoa Dinguli
Latest work: Kindred Spirits
London based four piece championing downhome disco
Best known for: Like an Animal
Latest work: The Age of Fracture
Indie rock band signed to Merge records. White Whale are made up from former members of Butterglory, The Get Up Kids, and Thee Higher Burning Fire.
Best known for: WW1
Latest work: WW1
Gang of Four
English post-punk group from Leeds. Play a stripped-down mix of punk rock, funk and dub, with an emphasis on the social and political ills of society. Gang of Four are widely considered one of the leading bands of the late 1970s/early 1980s post-punk movement.
Best known for: Damaged Goods
Latest work: You'll Never Pay for the Farm: album
George the Poet
Spoken Word Performer
George The Poet is a spoken word performer, public speaker, writer and recording artist from North-West London offering social commentary through poetry.
Best known for: In The Quiet
Latest work: The Chicken and the Egg
London based 5 piece band under the record label Moshi Moshi.
Best known for: Give Us Your Age
Latest work: The Apple - A song for Alan Turing
Jim Jones Revue
Garage rock and roll band formed by band members Jim Jones and Rupert Orton, Henri Herbert, Gavin Jay and Nick Jones.
Best known for: Princess & the Frog
Latest work: 'Last Hurrah' tour
4-piece under the Art Music limited label. Cover a wide genre of Classic Covers, Dance, Soul, Rock, Pop, Funk, Americana, Jazz, Indie and Lounge.
Best known for: Acoustic Angels Live
Latest work: Acoustic Angels Live
Bibio (aka Stephen Wilkinson) is an English music producer. His music is primarily electronic and experimental in nature. He currently releases music on the Warp Records label.
Best known for: Lovers Carvings
Latest work: The Green EP
Canadian singer/songwriter based in London in a genre described as doom soul.
Best known for: A Case For Shame
Latest work: Neuroplasticity
One of the UK’s most engaging and inspiring songwriters.
British singer-songwriter from Sheffield. Philippa has worked in a variety of musical styles, but is most associated with the contemporary Christian music genre.
Best known for: Supported Lionel Richie on his UK 2012 arena tour
Latest work: Through the Woods: album
21 year old singer/songwriter from London. George's influences are Ben Howard and Jason Mraz. George gigs most nights around Camden.
Latest work: You Say
2 piece English garage rock band from Sheffield. Originally Bromheads Jacket, formed in 2005.
Best known for: Turn Me On
Latest work: Kerosene
Indie band, active during the late 1990s then reunited in 2010.
Best known for: Stay Young
Latest work: Play For Today album
Musician, singer-songwriter, radio presenter and editor. Best known as frontman for the band Pulp. Presents a BBC Radio 6 Music show called Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service.
Best known for: Common People: Pulp single
Latest work: Pulp Documentary A Film About Life, Death & Supermarkets
Clubs and Spades
4 Man music group made up of 2 artists, 'Matic Mouth & Shinobi' and 2 producers, 'Bear Trainer & Manakin'. Clubs & Spades deal in hip-hop influenced music infused with subtle Sheffield tones.
Best known for: Aer
Latest work: Card Gang One album
5 piece alternative rock band from Essex.
Best known for: Under the Stars
Latest work: Pure Adulterated Joy
Electronic band formed in Liverpool. Their sound blends electropop with new wave and shoegazing elements. Ladytron described their sound as "electronic pop".
Best known for: Ghosts
Latest work: Crystal World
The Pigeon Detectives
Indie Rock band from Leeds formed in 2004. Performed at Reading and Leeds Festivals in 2006, where they were tagged "the band most likely to leap to the main stage in 2007".
Best known for: Take Her Back
Latest work: We Met at Sea
Sheffield Indie band formed in 2008. Signed to London independent record label Fierce Panda Records, they have subsequently released three albums.
Best known for: Afterglow
Latest work: Soapbox
Electronic music group, composed of the Sheffield based record producers Dean Honer and Jarrod Gosling.
Best known for: Daydream in Blue: single
Latest work: Swarf
Songwriter, producer and musician. Starting his career as a drummer in 1980 Parish has since collaborated with several other artists and producers.
musician, songwriter, composer and record producer.
Best known for: Work with singer and songwriter PJ Harvey
Latest work: Screenplay
Five piece indie rock band from Sheffield who wear suits and number their gigs.
Best known for: September Song
Latest work: Softly Softly album
A unique merge of Jazz, Electronic and Dubstep music founded in Berlin formed in 2006.
Best known for: AmeriCa B
Latest work: Blood Earth remix
Named after a Swiss nightclub, Sheffield born three piece group describes their sound as industrial experimental electronic and pop.
Best known for: Mix Up
Latest work: Methodology
Punk musician, specializing in guitars, played with The Damned as well as releasing 7 solo albums. Formed his own political party Blah! in 2006 in response to issues around Iraq and Afganistan.
Best known for: Happy Talk: single
Latest work: Wot – I Say Captain: single
Painter Author Poet Photographer Film-maker Singer Guitarist
Extraordinary, prolific artist. His paintings, woodcuts, poetry, writing and music share a common acerbic honesty that, rather than being nombrilistic, is deeply compelling and idiosyncratic.
Best known for: Length of Pipe
Latest work: 36 Years Later: album
Alternative rock band formed in London in 2010. Debut EP Young Silence was released through No Pain In Pop in 2011.
Best known for: Another Day/Breathe Deep: single
Latest work: Wild Peace: album
London 3 piece band formed out of the ashes of indie band Pete and the Pirates.
Best known for: 23 Floors Up
Latest work: Skeleton Dance: single
Werkha is the project of musician and producer Tom A. Leah.
Best known for: Cube & Puzzle: EP
Latest work: Tempo Tempo
All Ears Distribution
Independent Vinyl Distribution Company
Alec Greenhough and Chris Duckenfield.
Influenced by 80's acid house craze Chris Duckenfield is a 35 year old DJ and producer from Sheffield.
Best known for: Go Ballistic
Latest work: Hope Works podcasts
DJ and producer. Influences include house, soul, jazz and hip hop.
Best known for: Jack
Latest work: Everything You Never Had (We Had It All)
Torch songs to comedy via techno, trash pastiche and all points in between, Marion Benoist and Fred de Fred have created something strange and rather wonderful. Massaging your ears with their cheeky bossa-nova grooves and sultry Gainsbourg-and-Bardot-esque vocals are French duo The Lovers.
Best known for: Striptease For Beginners
Latest work: Pardon My French: album
Wolverhampton-based production duo, Letherette is the project of Andy Harber and Richard Roberts, who form and fuse house, electro, and hip-hop into a stylish whole.
Best known for: After Dawn
Latest work: Letherette: album
Walter Ego’s productions have been scorching the nation’s dancefloors and airwaves at an alarming rate.
Best known for: Calm Down
Latest work: Only Think of You
Australian musicians and songwriters. Signed with Sony/ATV Music Publishing at 18 years of age, the twins pursued careers as songwriting partners, co-writing the Grammy Award-winning single, "When Love Takes Over", performed by David Guetta and Kelly Rowland.
Best known for: Revolution (ft others)
Latest work: ‘Sunshine Thru Rain Clouds’ ft. Duane Harden
Radio presenter currently broadcasting shows on BBC Radio 1 and BBC Radio Cymru. In 2007 he established a new music festival for Cardiff; S?n festival.
Best known for: Radio 1 show
Latest work: S?n Festival
DJ-Pipes is a multi genre music producer/DJ from Ohio specializing in Breakbeat, Electro House and Glitch Hop.
Best known for: Do you really like it?
Latest work: Love Satellite album
BBC Radio 6 Music DJ.
Best known for: BBC Radio 6 Music
Record producer, re-mixer and composer from Bristol.
Best known for: What You Talking About!?
Latest work: Cure Me (feat. LOLO): single
Award winning festival in the grounds of Catton Hall, Derbyshire.
Best known for: Named Best Small Festival at the UK Festival Awards 2013
Latest work: Festival Kidz Gold Award Winner 2013
Party for the People
Party For The People supports charities through music events and ticket sales.
Best known for: Tramlines
Latest work: Tramlines 2014
Bird on the Wire
Discovering the best in new music and digging out quality oldies since 2009. London (sometimes Paris and Berlin too).
Winner of 'Best Metropolitan Festival' at the UK awards.Started in 2009 it is a Sheffield based festival comprising of local and national artists.
Best known for: bringing a free music festival to Sheffield City Cnetre
Latest work: Tramlines 2014
Bar & Venue
Redhouse is a music venue in Sheffield.
The Wick at Both Ends
Bar/ Food and events venue based in Sheffield. Described as a 'inner city snug'.
The Bowery was established in September 2008 by Michael Dean, James O'Hara & Andy Nicholson. Based in Sheffield it is a prime cocktail bar with a wide selection of beers & good midweek student vibes. Live bands on a lot of Fridays & Banging DJs Thursday - Saturday.
Sheffield and music are inspirations for much of Pete’s artwork. With exhibitions such as ‘The Joy of Sheff’ and ’22 Views of Sheffield’ celebrating all that is great and good about the city.
Best known for: Designer of Oasis posters & Clarks limited edition desert boots
Latest work: Thud, Crackle, Pop: Exhibition
The Robin Hood
The Robin Hood in Sheffield has authentic British cooking and real ales in a genuine local pub warmed by a cosy fire.
Bar & Venue
Home to live music, club events and the Twisted Burger Company. Described as 'Sheffield's best late night venue'.
Latest work: Tramlines 2014
Club Fandango company has been at the forefront of unsigned music in London, promoting up-and-coming new bands across virtually every notable small venue in London.
Best known for: Arctic Monkeys, Kaiser Chiefs, Bloc party gigs
Marketing, Design and Branding consultancy
Result is a niche marketing, design and branding consultancy working for clients across a range of industry sectors. Joanna Applegate, Result's owner, has won national awards for design and innovation.
Best known for: Half Pint baby
"Brown McLeod have been my accountants almost for ever. From sole trader, to limited company, to managing worldwide licensing revenues and all points in between. They are a wonderful team, and great fun to work with.
Yes, I just used the word fun about accountants."
Events space for hosting live music and arts events in Sheffield. Venue set up by Mixed In Sheffield, to showcase music and art in Sheffield.
Artist. Born 1976 in New Zealand, lives and works in London.
New Zealand born artist living in London. Upritchard represented New Zealand at the 2009 Venice Biennale.
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Life and career
Francis Upritchard was born in 1976 in New Plymouth, New Zealand. She graduated from Canterbury University of Fine Arts in 1998. That same year she moved to the UK where she lives and works.
In December 2001 the Bart Wells Institute was established by Luke Gottelier and Francis Upritchard in a large squat in East London. The Bart Wells Institute ran for about two years and exhibitions were curated by artists including Sam Basu, Brian Griffiths, David Thorpe and Harry Pye.
Upritchard was short-listed for the Becks Futures prize for an exhibition she made 2003 Save Yourself, a small mummy surrounded by funerary urns which lies on the gallery floor vibrating and moaning. A packet of cigarettes is tucked into its bandages, and a single glass eye can also be seen.
In 2005 Upritchard had simultaneous shows in the Andrea Rosen Gallery and Salon 94. The sculpture Torcello, Balata Figures and a selection of found objects were arranged over two large plinths. Sculptures of sloths, monkeys, orrerys and rocks. In 2005 she also won New Zealand's Walters Prize for art, after being shortlisted for her Artspace show Doomed Doomed All Doomed in 2005.
It was announced in 2008 that Upritchard, along with Judy Millar, would be New Zealand's representatives at the 2009 Venice Biennale.Upritchard's installation was entitled Save Yourself. This was Upritchards first major installation of furniture with figures. Across thee rooms in Fondazione Claudio Buziol Palazzo, 3 over sized tables which made up the works Long, Lonely and Dancers, with a mix of references including psychedelic culture, hippies, Pieter Bruegel the elder and Erasmus Grasser.
Best known for: Traveller's Collection, 2003, Saatchi Gallery
Latest work: Exhibition, Kate MacGarry, London
Polish-born Artist. One of the four nominees for the 2008 Turner Prize. Graduate of Central St. Martins College of Art and Design and Goldsmiths, University of London, she makes installations which incorporate other artists’ work alongside a variety of disparate objects.
Best known for: Turner Prize 2008, Tate Britain
Latest work: 2013 Polish Ministry Of Culture and National Heritage Award
Miracle Art Exhibit
Life size trick art museum based in Manila.
Founded 2002, consists of Anjalika Sagar and Kodwo Eshun who live and work in London. They explore the moving image, the archive, the sonic and the aural within the gallery context.
Best known for: Nominated for the Turner Prize, 2010
Latest work: In The Year of The Quiet Sun: exhibition, Bergen, Norway
Kate MacGarry is a contemporary art gallery based in London.
Artist Illustrator Printmaker
Artist, illustrator, print-maker and sometimes, MC. His formative years were spent painting graffiti, making fanzines and releasing DIY punk/hip-hop records.
Best known for: South South Yorkshire
Latest work: The Return: Galo Art Gallery, Turin, Italy
Art & Design Studio
Established in 2000, based in the industrial city of Sheffield Uk, dust is a commercial graphic arts & design studio producing work across media and application.
Award winning design agency specialising in brand communications.
Peter and Paul
Peter and Paul is a creative communications agency. The team consists of a broad range of skilled professionals; designers, creatives, strategists and digital developers. We believe culture is intrinsically linked to communication; 'communication shapes culture and culture shapes communication'.
Latest work: Reyt Bien
A creative practice with a skillful approach to brand identity and well-crafted design.
Literary Management & Arts Consultancy
Tibor Jones & Associates was founded in 2007 by Kevin Conroy Scott and Landa Acevedo-Scott as a literary management company and arts consultancy dedicated to building the careers of bestselling authors and creative leaders in their fields.
Branded Content Agency & Production Company
Agency and production company that helps Brands and Broadcasters produce social video, branded content, viral films and documentaries.
Latest work: Nokie Xtreme
Freelance Illustrator/ Hails from Sheffield/ Creative Director of Hantu Collective/ Member of The Stars In Stripes
Best known for: Facebook/Microsoft designs
Starting her business in 2005 Alison works in writing and editorial services.
Culture & Arts
The UK’s celebration of contemporary Colombian arts and culture. Colombiage was launched in 2007 with the aim of showing the rest of the world the diversity of Colombian culture.
Irrigation Consultant specialising in large private landscape, golf, equestrian and bowls green irrigation scheme design and installation.
Photographer based in Stone, S Yorkshire. Product, food, music and event photography as well as commercial portraits, PR and model portfolios.
Marketing & PR
Advertising, marketing, PR and events
SJ Video Productions
Sue Sieger and Judith Buyers joined forces ten years ago bringing their past skills together to set up SJ Video Productions producing professional, broadcast standard film specialising in local interest, history, nature, sculpture, arts and relaxing tranquil videos.
The Brand New Idea
Creative ideas marketing agency results centered coining the hashtag #returnonideas
Record producer born in 1960, London. Stephen hhas worked with pretigious artists such as The Smiths, The Cranberries and Blur as long as many others.
Best known for: Morrissey’s debut solo album ‘Viva Hate’
Latest work: Babyshambles recordings 2013
Paul Staveley O'Duffy
Nominee for BMI's 'Producer of the Year' in 1987. British record producer, composer and mixer Paul worked with Amy Winehouse on her single Back to Black.
Best known for: Swing Out Sisters album
Latest work: Talk no more
Sheffield based producer working at 2fly studios. Worked with the likes of Pulp and Arctic Monkeys.
Best known for: Age of Chance - Kisspower Remix
The Wire Magazine
The Wire is an independent, monthly music magazine covering a wide range of alternative, underground and non-mainstream musics.
Quartet Books is a leading independent publisher with a fine tradition of pursuing an alternative to the mainstream.
Latest work: Slideshow: Memories of Wartime Childhood
The Literary Review
Literary Review was founded in Edinburgh in 1979 by Dr Anne Smith, head of the English Department at Edinburgh University. She created a lively, intelligent literary magazine for people who love reading, but hate academic and intellectual jargon.
Born in a refugee camp in Germany, Marina spent her whole life trying to be a writer and succeeded in 2005 with the publication of A Short History of tractors in Ukrainian.
Best known for: A Short History of tractors in Ukrainian
Latest work: Various Pets Alive and Dead in 2012.
Nathan Filer is a writer, poet and filmmaker. He lectures in Creative Writing at Bath Spa University.
POP was conceived and launched from the offices of The Face magazine in the late-Nineties. Know for its bold and brave international fashion.
Launched in 1993, Arena HOMME+ is the world’s leading men’s fashion magazine, and the original men’s bi-annual title. Published twice yearly, AH+ leads this market sector with a clear editorial aesthetic.
Angular Recording Company
Angular Recording Corporation was conceived in the June 2003 by two men both called Joe. It is a recording corporation releasing 'finest pop music we can find; the weird, the audacious and the remarkable music which can revolutionize your everyday life.'
Latest work: Society-14 Hours
Sick Life Music
Sick Life Music Independent Music Label Out Of New York.
Latest work: DVD-How High
No Pain in Pop
Initially a live music and blogging vehicle, the respect No Pain In Pop garnered quickly led to the desire to fold out into a record label who are well known for their arty record releases.
Latest work: Throwing Shade‘s ’19 Jewels’ EP
Twenty Three Records
Yorkshire based record label who's founders Steve Cobby and David McSherry ae significant within the electronica community.
Civil Music is an independent record label and artist management company started in London in 2008 by Mark Shelley & Matthew Verovkins as a home for a diverse, global roster of musicians.
Latest work: HEADMAN/ROB INSINNA (FEAT. BRASSICA) – WORK
Shabby Doll Records
Purveyors of quality, bespoke, underground house music.
Record label specializing in the bass/house genre.
Latest work: Mak & Pasteman No Givin
Rokhsaneh Ghawam-Shahidi was born in 1980 in Manchester, Lancashire, England. She is an actress, known for Emmerdale (1972), Sinchronicity (2006) and National Theatre Live (2009).
Best known for: Emmerdale
London based production company specialising in factual television and DVD special features.
Latest work: "THE REEDS" a film by Chris Baker
Rupert Vansittart was born on February 10, 1958 in Cranleigh, Surrey, England. He is an actor, known for Braveheart (1995), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994) and Heartbeat (1992).
Best known for: Braveheart
Latest work: Game of Thrones
Pemberton Associates is an actors’ agency with more than twenty years experience in the entertainment business.
Peter McDonald was born on January 28, 1972 in Dublin, Ireland. He is an actor and writer, known for I Went Down (1997), When Brendan Met Trudy (2000) and Felicia's Journey (1999).
Latest work: The Stag
Brigit Forsyth was born on July 28, 1940 in Edinburgh, Scotland. She is an actress, known for Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads? (1973), The Likely Lads (1976) and Sharon and Elsie (1984).
Best known for: What Happened to the Likely Lads?
American comedian, writer and musician.
Latest work: Rich Halls California Stars
Sheffield based photographer
Kingfisher Fine Art
Sheffield based gallery
Derwent-Wye Fine Art
Derwent-Wye Fine Art Auctions holds auctions and selling exhibitions throughout the year and administers the estate of Harry Epworth Allen.
Bristol's largest rehearsal studios.
Holliday Grainger was born in 1988 in Didsbury, Manchester, England as Holliday Clark Grainger. She is an actress, known for Jane Eyre (2011), The Borgias (2011) and Anna Karenina (2012).
Best known for: Jane Eyre
Latest work: Bonnie & Clyde
Alice Coulthard was born in 1983 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Emmerdale (1972), The Cement Garden (1993) and Goodbye, Hello (2008).
Best known for: Emmerdale
Edward Hogg was born in 1979 in Doncaster, Yorkshire, England as Edward George Hogg. He is an actor, known for Anonymous (2011), Bunny and the Bull (2009) and White Lightnin' (2009).
Best known for: White Lightnin
Latest work: Isle of Dogs
Professional boxer and 7 year WBO cruiser weight champion based in Sheffield
T-shirt Designers & Printers
Sheffield's premier t shirt printing studio specialising in We are Yorkshire Tee .based in S1 Artspace.
Skull & Bones Boys Club
SABBC is an alternative street wear brand based in Sheffield.
Hannywear, established in 2011. Aspires to provide the world with hand-crafted clobber. Forged from nonsense since, they believe it's their duty to introduce you to the Hannywear whey of life.
Best known for: #NO KIP t-shirts
House of Hackney
House of Hackney was founded in London in 2010 by husband and wife team Javvy M Royle and Frieda Gormley.
With an aesthetic influenced by English heritage, with a thoroughly modern interpretation, it was paramount to the founder’s vision that British-made materials and manufacturing would be used, keeping production close to home and supporting small traditional industries and creating local employment.
Best known for: Designed and Made in England
Latest work: Prints and product collections including beautiful pieces for the home
Creative Media Manufacturing
Creative award-winning music and media manufacturing and ecological packaging agency.
The leader in specialty logistics for global clinical trials delivering fully-integrated GxP-compliant temperature-controlled transport, storage and distribution solutions worldwide in over 10,000 clinical studies.
The Nu Agency
Design & Marketing
Collective of talented creatives based in Sheffield. Providing Brand Communication through to Graphic Design and Website Development.
Icelandair is a leading airline offering flights to and from Iceland, and an attractive option for cross-Atlantic flights. Icelandair provides safe, reliable flights and exceptional service on flights to metropolitan areas on both sides of the Atlantic.
Come Round organises exclusive parties themed around new products.
Best known for: Miranda Hart’s Maracattack
String Musician Sara has been the founding member of the Mediterraneo Piano Trio, and was also a prizewinner at the 1999 Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition.
Best known for: Elias String Quartet
Eccocentric Research Council
The E.R.C - The Eccentronic Research Council.Practical Electronics enthusiasts from Sheffield, make spooked out spoken word Lp with Maxine Peake.
Panic Music is a quality rehearsal studio in North Acton, West London
Travel & Trekking
High Places are an independent mountain travel company with offices in UK and New Zealand offering trekking, hiking and walking holidays worldwide.
Established in 2005 in Sheffield, England, Drop Dead strives to create unique, high quality, limited menswear, womenswear and collectibles, inspired by internet culture, life on the road and an ever-evolving taste in music and art.
Warp Films creates pioneering British cinema, short film and music videos, based in Sheffield.
Creator of 'This is England' film and series, BAFTA winning Sane Meadows is a film director, screenwriter, occasional actor.
Best known for: This is England
Latest work: The Living Room
Hub 100 is a music production company founded by the Lo recordings label in order to promote and release an array of unusual music.