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Looking Back – Public Address: The Soapbox Tour

Looking Back – Public Address: The Soapbox Tour

This autumn, Apples and Snakes invited a group of exciting and innovative spoken word artists from across the UK to be part of a uniquely theatrical spoken word show – Public Address: The Soapbox Tour.

‘I always forget how inspiring and moving spoken word can be!’ – Audience member

Working alongside renowned writer and director Hannah Silva, whose innovative work incorporates elements of live art and soundscape, the four-strong Public Address ensemble set about exploring the theme of ‘soapbox’ within their writing, and challenged preconceived ideas of what a …

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Spoken Word 2042! The 30th Anniversary Commission

Not only are we remembering our thirty years of pushing the power of poetry to the public, we are also wondering about the future of spoken word (the next thirty years) and what it holds. To inspire our thoughts with their poetical prose, we commissioned nine poets from around the regions who each performed at our 30th Anniversary launch party at the Freeword Centre!

The theme for this special commission: Spoken Word 2042…. We want to look forward, to explore what the future holds, and imagine what might be …

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