Five London Poetry Hotspots (And a Bonus)

Five London Poetry Hotspots (And a Bonus)

Robert Peake  29.03.2013
American friends who come to visit invariably ask which spots they should visit to get a feel for the London poetry scene. Here are five...
World Poetry Day: Students Try Their Hand At Poetry

World Poetry Day: Students Try Their Hand At Poetry

21.03.2013
A competition launched by poet Karen McCarthy Woolf in aid of World Poetry Day has seen students from across the globe try their hand at...
The Underground Beast That Is Spoken Word

The Underground Beast That Is Spoken Word

Pete Strauss  14.03.2013
The most immediately striking thing about an evening of spoken word is the almost tangible electricity in the air. No one is quite sure...
Beethoven In A Spaceship? It Can Only Be The Edinburgh Festival...

Beethoven In A Spaceship? It Can Only Be The Edinburgh Festival...

13.03.2013
Arts lovers can hear Beethoven in a spaceship and see Leonardo da Vinci take centre stage with modern technology at this year's Edinburgh...
Robin Hood Was 'Freedom Fighter Attacking The French'

Robin Hood Was 'Freedom Fighter Attacking The French'

11.03.2013
Robin Hood did not rob from the rich to feed the poor in Sherwood Forest, he was a freedom fighter attacking French invaders in Kent, a...
Gathered Light: The Poetry of Joni Mitchell's Songs

Gathered Light: The Poetry of Joni Mitchell's Songs

Hannah Gal  10.03.2013
As Gathered Light, a collection of Joni Mitchell's poetry is about to hit the book shelves, I speak with writers Lisa and John Sornberger...
A Poem For International Women's Day: 'Conversations With Grandma'

A Poem For International Women's Day: 'Conversations With Grandma'

  8.03.2013
In this touching tribute to one of the important women in his life, spoken word poet Raymond Antrobus tells the story of a conversation...