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Home Cooking: Poets at Croome by Heather Wastie

Home Cooking: Poets at Croome by Heather Wastie

August’s Home Cooking poetry podcast is produced by the 2015 Worcestershire Poet Laureate, Heather Wastie. Featuring poems by: Maggie Doyle, Polly Robinson, Fergus McGonigal, Kurly McGeachie, Matt Windle, Heather Wastie, Spoz, Marcia Calame and Brenda Read-Brown.

A poetry trail around National Trust property, Croome Park near Worcester in which poets introduce themselves and their poems and also read extracts from a modern National Trust guidebook and Hortus Croomensis, published in 1824. The latter part of the recording describes four participatory poetry projects and drops in on the Worcestershire LitFest …

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Home Cooking: Wrd Prty // Let’s Talk Heritage

Lateisha Davine Lovelace-Hanson explores what heritage and legacy means to a multi-cultural community in our latest Home Cooking poetry podcast.

“WRD PRTY // LET’S TALK HERITAGE is a recorded coming together from my home in Deptford, South-East London of people who make my personal and creative community. Putting forward our collective ideas of our multiple personal heritages. Exploring legacy, family and culture we share poetry, stories and memories as we delve into what the word heritage actually means to us, as 20 somethings going about life in racialised British society. …

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Poet of the Month: Mama Tokus

The Apples and Snakes Poet of The Month is our way of presenting to you some of our favourite poets working across the country. As our first poet of 2015 we’ve selected Mama Tokus to occupy this position and as such she’s taken some time out of her busy schedule (hosting both Forked! and Homecooking) to reflect on the past year.

Well, Happy New me!

It’s the first month of 2015 and Apples and Snakes have picked me to be Poet of the Month. It’s like my own New Year’s …

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Happy Holidays from Apples and Snakes!

So we’re coming to the end of another full and eventful year here at Apples and Snakes, and, we hope, in all of your lives. As we approach Christmas our national programme of events, artist development opportunities and participation and outreach projects starts to slow down, but 2015 is looking as busy as ever!

During 2014 we have been major partners on SPOKE, a yearlong programme of spoken word events and participation activities in and around the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London. Highlights of this programme …

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SEPTEMBER SNAKEBASKET EXTRACTS

Apples and Snakes’ Snakebaskets are monthly newsletters tailored for each region we work in. Here you will find lots of exciting spoken word stuff and more about what we are up to in your area. Sign up here to receive our monthly Snakebaskets! 

“just wanted to say thanks for one of the best poetry-info emails I’ve ever received. Hope to attend at least a couple of the events – brilliant!” London Snakebasket reader.

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From North East Coordinator Kirsten

Everyone have a good summer? Everyone ready for some spoken …

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AUGUST SNAKEBASKET EXTRACTS

Apples and Snakes’ Snakebaskets are monthly newsletters tailored for each region we work in. Here you will find lots of exciting spoken word stuff and more about what we are up to in your area. Sign up here to receive our monthly Snakebaskets! 

“just wanted to say thanks for one of the best poetry-info emails I’ve ever received. Hope to attend at least a couple of the events – brilliant!” London Snakebasket reader.

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From London Coordinator Russell

Ah, August: the month when we spend thousands of pounds travelling… Read More

JULY SNAKEBASKET EXTRACTS

Apples and Snakes’ Snakebaskets are monthly newsletters tailored for each region we work in. Here you will find lots of exciting spoken word stuff and more about what we are up to in your area. Sign up here to receive our monthly Snakebaskets! 

“just wanted to say thanks for one of the best poetry-info emails I’ve ever received. Hope to attend at least a couple of the events – brilliant!” London Snakebasket reader.

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From London Coordinator Russell

Summer is usually a peaceful season on the poetry scene. But …

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July Snakebasket Extracts

Apples and Snakes’ Snakebaskets are monthly newsletters tailored for each region we work in. Here you will find lots of exciting spoken word stuff and more about what we are up to in your area. These are extracts – sign up here to receive the whole message!

“just wanted to say thanks for one of the best poetry-info emails I’ve ever received. Hope to attend at least a couple of the events – brilliant!” London Snakebasket reader.

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From London Coordinator Russell
Gosh, halfway through the year already. …

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Home Cooking – Improvised Musical Poetry @ SYSTEM Gallery

Home Cooking is an hour of spoken word radio for digital station basic.fm – here’s Joel Barrow on his show going out on Thursday 13 June. For more info, click here!

The show came about as a happy co-incidence of two things: Egle Dubinkaite’s (from Bar Loco) idea to stage a show in conjunction with ‘The Late Shows’ at SYSTEM gallery comprised of improvised music with an open invite for anyone to come along and perform, recite or improvise a spoken word piece; and my invite to a local …

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Lauren Powell, Marketing Intern: Travels with my suitcase, for Apples and Snakes.

For the second time I am battling my way around the capital, with my suitcase, to pursue an internship in Digital Marketing & Communications, with the masters of spoken word: Apples and Snakes.

In the last two weeks I have relocated from the far west of London to the far north of London; then to the not-so-far Streatham Hill; plus two trips back to recuperate on home and hilly turf. Next week: Richmond.

The last – nearly three hour – journey there and back has been exhausting, but the …

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