Tag "Jenni Pascoe"

North East Go And See Fund: Part 2

North East poet Jenni Pascoe fills us in on her North East Go And See Fund trip

This summer, a couple of Tyneside poets decided to use the North East Go And See Fund bursary to help them visit the Edinburgh Fringe.

Jenni Pascoe is a performer and a promoter, and the host of the very successful JibbaJabba spoken word cabaret. As someone who regularly books poets, comedians and musicians, the Fringe was a very important opportunity for scoping acts as well as developing her own skills.

“I feel …

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February Snakebasket Extracts

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From all at Apples and Snakes
Did you catch When Words Collide on BBC1Extra on Sunday? It’s a documentary about spoken word, including Kate Tempest, Scroobius Pip, Polarbear and more! Plus, clips from the Shake The Dust Finals. Essential listening – catch up on iPlayer HERE before it disappears! Lastly, Apples and Snakes is delighted to announce that we’ve secured funding for core costs from the Garfield Weston Foundation, enabling us to …

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An extract from April’s North East Snakebasket

This is an extract from April’s North East Snakebasket, to view the full version, click here.

April! Is it wrong to get so excited by cherry blossom? Answers in a haiku to…

So, would you like some intimate, innovative, site-specific, warm and welcoming, thought-provoking, participative poetry? Would you like a glass of wine with that? Then come to Home Cooking on Tuesday 17 April. This is the first in a series of occasional close-up gigs. The award-winning Hannah Jane Walker will perform two sittings of This Is Just

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