Tag "JibbaJabba"

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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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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