Tag "Carl Sealeaf"

Carl Sealeaf: My Week with Apples

So, a week with Apples and Snakes… that seemingly omnipresent organisation lurking behind every facebook group and flyer, stamped on workshops and festivals and showcases up and down the country. What’s it actually like here? Do sonnets dribble out of cracks in the ceiling? Do the staff sit on beanbags and host office-slams over lunch break? How does an organisation so rich and essential to poetry in this country keep functioning?

Honestly? The same way every other organisation functions – with hard work and regular, daily commitments. Most of …

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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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