I Am Voting, I Just Wish I Knew More

I Am Voting, I Just Wish I Knew More

Doug Deans  25.05.2017
Doug Deans, in the poem Bloody Right, describes a conversation between a father and daughter. In this vlog, Doug performs the poem and...
An Elephant In The Room

An Elephant In The Room

Emmanuel Speaks  30.01.2017
Emmanuel Speaks is a spoken word artist from East London. In his performances, Emmanuel tackles emotional and often difficult subjects....
Owen Jones And Kate Tempest: Wake Up And Love More

Owen Jones And Kate Tempest: Wake Up And Love More

Kate Wyver  12.12.2016
"too concerned with their own thoughts to think about the weather But we see clouds like furious ink Thick liquid sinks and whips the wind Pitch...
What Is Religion?

What Is Religion?

Alice Carder  17.10.2016
"What is reli-gion?" Shaykh Babikir asks, his thick Sudanese accent curling the word out over his bottom lip. "Man creates religion to...
On the Road

On the Road

Amy Howerska  21.04.2016
Dear god, this is my life. Doing actual stand up is only about 10 % of stand up, the rest is admin and car journeys. This cars current...
How Writing Can Heal

How Writing Can Heal

Cecilia Knapp  4.02.2016
I really believe in the power of creativity to help. For me, it's writing. But equally all forms of creative expression are vital, whether...

#SavetheBlueChair: Glasgow's Community Cafe

Louise Wilson  5.10.2015
On a busy street in the middle of Glasgow, an often overlooked cafe awaits your company. The Blue Chair community cafe encompasses everything...

No More Worries - 4 Stars

Pete Strauss  26.09.2015
I've long extolled the merits of spoken word and Simon Mole has previous for pushing, twisting and manipulating the boundaries of the art...
Why There Should Be More Creative Opportunities for Vulnerable Young People

Why There Should Be More Creative Opportunities for Vulnerable Young People

David Ready  7.06.2015
Recently the government announced a fall in the number of young people in England who are NEET, an acronym for young people who are 'not...
Brighton Fringe 2015 sees 50% sales increase in opening weekend

Brighton Fringe 2015 sees 50% sales increase in opening weekend

Julian Caddy  7.05.2015
[Camille O'Sullivan - Credit: Peter Williams] There were already high hopes, but the scale of the first weekend's ticket sales took us...
Spoken Word Poet Gary Turk Nails Exactly Why We All Have To Vote

Spoken Word Poet Gary Turk Nails Exactly Why We All Have To Vote

Lucy Sherriff  6.05.2015
Spoken word poet Gary Turk has nailed exactly why everyone has to vote in the general election on Thursday. Turk, the creator of 'Look...
2am White Van Whistle

2am White Van Whistle

Jess Green  11.03.2015
It was hard to beat Kay Burley's response ('I'm sure your mother is incredibly proud of you, Dylan. I know I would be') but this is a poem...
The Power of Words (And Why I Support 'Spread the Word to End the Word')

The Power of Words (And Why I Support 'Spread the Word to End the Word')

Beckie Saunders  19.02.2015
Often I hear "They're just words!" "I didn't mean anything by them!" "I wasn't talking about an actual person!", I understand that. The...
The Special Relationship with Luminary Bakery

The Special Relationship with Luminary Bakery

Gabriella Apicella  28.10.2014
The Special Relationship moves beyond its status as one of London's most extraordinary literary events to become a force for change in...
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