Tag "30 years ago"

30th Anniversary wrap up!

All through November we’ve been celebrating Apples and Snakes’ 30th anniversary. Here’s what we’ve been up to!

We staged 30 Events in 30 Days across England: starting with a bit of a party at Free Word Centre for the people we work with – have a look at photos from the event below! Throughout November we put on artist workshops, live gigs and education events, all culminating in our big John Cooper Clarke show last weekend in partnership with The Albany, who are also celebrating their 30th! Even …

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Zolan Quobble: 30 Years On

  Apples and Snakes dispenses words looking for a shared social experience. Their medium is not paper, it’s the body of the performer. A performance poem is aloud. It’s composed for an event. Ideally it is an event. Apples and Snakes services a real fundamental impulse. Strip any culture down to its basic expression and you uncover minds marshalling vocabulary, emotion and imaginative resonances to inspire with truth. Sometimes you’re given it straight, sometimes in a cocktail of flavours with sound, music, storytelling, comedy or theatre. It’s shamanic cabaret.

What could …

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