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The Last Poets at Latitude Festival 2015

The Last Poets at Latitude Festival 2015

Today, Latitude announced the 2015 line-up for the 10th anniversary of the ever-growing festival. Latitude will run from Thursday 16 July – Sunday 19 July, transforming Henham Park in Southwold, Suffolk. Simon Armitage will be headlining the wonderful Poetry Arena, which will welcome many of the poetry greats, including Michael Rosen and Doctor John Cooper Clarke!

The Last Poets at Architects of Our Republic | Photo credit: Suzi Corker

The Poetry Arena is at the heart of Latitude’s mission to bring arts and music together and …

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Richard Purnell is having a bath.

In anticipation of the scratch night for Bathtime – his new, darkly comic poetry show about love, death and bubble baths – Richard Purnell shares his experiences during the creation and development of the show…

Standing at the top of the Royal Mile, at the fag-end of the 2013 Edinburgh Fringe, limply flyering alongside a serially glum Gary From Leeds, surrounded by fire-breathers and beatboxers blithely rinsing tourists of their hard-earned, we realised

we are surrounded by gimmickry. Gimmickry. Not even disguised. The kind of gimmickry that …

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Raymond Antrobus: in Praise of Michael Rosen and the Truth

The ‘Poet of the Month’ position is a chance for Apples and Snakes to create a little extra attention for those talented poets and poetesses across the country whose work deserves to be circulated and celebrated.

This September our Poet of the Month is Raymond Antrobus, spoken word poet, photographer and educator, and co-curator of popular London poetry events Chill Pill and Keats House Poets. Here’s Ray’s Poet of the Month blogpost, in praise of Michael Rosen and the truth…

“Open the gate of your soul and get

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