Another year, another Walthamstow Garden Party. It's always a delight to be able to perform here as we are usually very lucky with the weather. I was performing alongside a long list of amazing poets, starting with the latest crop of Barbican Junior Poets. The work these young people do is a credit to themselves and… Continue reading Walthamstow Garden Party 2017
The inbox today had a formal invitation for me to take part in a special round table poetry discussion held at St. Paul's by Poet In The City. As with most of these things, I shall be attending as an ambassador of BYP. I'm not entirely sure what form that is going to take but… Continue reading An Invitation to St. Paul’s
Dialogue was a tremendous experience and (dare I say it) I great success! It was so enriching to see people from lots of different backgrounds responding to the same theme across a number of art forms. We had young people and children with special educational needs using music to show us how they experience the… Continue reading Dialogue Aftermath
I'm performing tonight at an event that I have just found out is sold out! Dialogue Festival promises to be an exciting mixed media night and I am honoured to be a part of it. I shall be reading a poem written in response to a photography exhibition that is to go up at the… Continue reading Dialogue Festival
Well, despite the unwieldy title, this is actually going to be a short post. The recording that I did as part of the Sex In The Afternoon collaboration is now up on Soundcloud for your enjoyment, along with the work of my talented friends!
Excitingly, I've been asked by Jacob Sam-La Rose to do a ten minute set at the event that he is curating on Sunday at Rich Mix. Rich Mix has been running a number of youth takeover events and this poetry evening is just one exciting event in the programme. Come and check it out if… Continue reading Rich Mix – Sun 2nd August – 18:30-20:30
So I'm really glad that I got the chance to be super silly with some of the most amazing people that I know. It's always such a privilege to share a stage with any of them and the Walthamstow Garden Party was no exception. The Barbican Young Poets has been such an important part of… Continue reading Walthamstow Garden Party – Recap