Lily Coldstream


Lily Coldstream
Bournemouth and London
Bournemouth University

All things university, campus culture, higher education, film, television, pop culture, history, and local news.

  • Editor-in-Chief of the Bournemouth Tab. Lily runs the Bournemouth branch of The Tab, organising the writers, editing their articles, writing her own, and contributing to their social media presence
  • Lily was previously Features Editor at the Bournemouth Tab, and has expertise in features, guides, an experience articles
  • Lily is the current Film Society President at Bournemouth University, where she shares her passion for film


After joining for The Bournemouth Tab as a student contributor in her second year, Lily Coldstream became Features Editor for the 2023 Spring to Summer. At the beginning of the 2023/2024 academic year she became Editor-in-Chief.


Lily Coldstream is in her final year at Bournemouth University, studying Television and Film Production, specialising in Directing Drama and focusing her writing on post modernity and hyperreality in media.


The Tab's journalism is brought to you by young reporters who like being first. On university campuses, our writers deliver local news you care about. At The Tab HQ, our experienced journalists write about everything from breaking news to politics to pop culture to TikTok trends to the latest entertainment and celeb gossip. Our aim is to deliver sharp, original, and agenda-setting journalism to young people. All our stories are fact checked and sources verified. Further information on our editorial policies and processes can be found here.


Dev Patel since Skins

Long term relationships and Oscar noms: Everything Dev Patel has been up to since Skins

Dev has just made his directing debut with his new film Monkey Man

Revolution Bournemouth has closed down with immediate effect

RIP Toast Tuesdays

The Bournemouth Tab needs you: Apply to be a part of the 2024-2025 editorial team now!

Applications close on Thursday 2nd May

Meeting at 19 to kids at 20, inside Aaron and Sam Taylor-Johnson’s age gap relationship

Movies, music videos, and marriage

Inside the life of Walton Goggins, the Fallout ghoul everyone is weirdly crushing on

Yes, it’s possible to thirst after a man who looks like a carved pumpkin

Poole Gateway Building to be knocked down as it’s considered ‘inferior’ to Fusion Building

Bournemouth University will demolish the building due to staff and students’ preference of Fusion

Bournemouth University medical students treat ‘zombie attack’ in mass training simulation

The training experience was brought to life by AUB makeup students

Bournemouth club Halo closes after 11 years due to ‘challenging’ financial pressures

The club was unable to renegotiate its lease terms and has been forced to close

Pro-Palestine rally in Bournemouth Square calling for an end to Israeli military operation

Around 150 people attended the demonstration on Saturday

These are the top eight places to take your Valentine for a romantic date in Bournemouth

Say ‘I love you’ at the lower gardens mini golf and they’re all yours

Bodysuits and bald caps: Inside Bradley Cooper’s controversial Maestro transformation

It took makeup artists up to five hours to get Cooper ready

Calling all new writers: Come to The Bournemouth Tab’s Refreshers’ open meeting!

Meet us for a cheeky drink on the 7th February, 6pm at Dylan’s x

Tributes pour in for beloved Bournemouth University lecturer who died from cancer

Dr. Elpida Fragouli was highly regarded academic for her scientific work in the PGT field

Every New Year’s resolution Bournemouth students are going to make, but won’t keep

New Year, same lies we tell ourselves

Man jailed for nine years after biting man’s nose off during fight on Holdenhurst Road

Kyle Fiddler, 28, pleaded guilty to wounding with intent

Only Sally herself could get full marks in this The Nightmare Before Christmas trivia quiz

Sorry but not even Oogie Boogie would score higher than seven

Seven spooky sober activities to do in Bournemouth

Because I don’t need to be haunted by ghosts AND my mistakes

Bournemouth University alumni died from cardiac arrest caused by an accidental overdose

Jack Nicholas John Holdsworth was described as a ‘one in a million man’

Transgender activists gathered at The Triangle in Bournemouth for huge rally

Around 100 people rallied on Monday in response to the Prime Minister’s comments last week

The Bournemouth Tab is looking for new writers and we want you!

Come meet us on the 26th September at 4pm in Dylan’s Bar!

Student tried to rescue young girl who died during an incident on Bournemouth Beach

Two people died and eight others were injured in the incident on Wednesday afternoon

Bournemouth Beach evacuated as two young people die and more rescued from sea

A man in his 40s has been arrested on suspicion of manslaughter in relation to the incident

Bournemouth Uni lecturer to research the LGBTQI+ fan culture of Eurovision

Dr Jane Healy aims to understand why the event is so popular with those in the community

Applications to join The Bournemouth Tab’s editorial team are now OPEN

We’re recruiting for Co-Editor in Chief, Features Editor, News Editor, and TikTok Editor

Oxford Brookes implements 11pm curfew on all Cowley Road student house parties

This comes after a record number of complaints were made to the university

How well do you remember these iconic The Hunger Games quotes? Take this quiz to find out

Wait, who volunteered as Tribute again?

The Hunger Games Mandela effect explained: No a Tribute didn’t explode in the first movie

I swear I watched this happen??

We spoke to the Performing Arts society ahead of their performance of Rent

The show is running the 16th to the 18th of March

10 frustrating things only Bournemouth students would understand

Legend has it that hundreds of students are still lost in Poole House to this day

These are the 10 best Bournemouth inspired Halloween costume ideas

If you’ve got it, haunt it!

This is every type of girl you’ll find on Tinder in Bournemouth

Don’t judge a book by its bio

Bournemouth University rises in ranking from last year in The Times’ World University Rankings

It’s a big step up from last year