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THE LAST POETS: Speak Up Newcomers Tour

THE LAST POETS: Speak Up Newcomers Tour

In July, Apples and Snakes took to the road with The Last Poets, legendary spoken word artists born out of the civil rights movement of the late 60’s. We take a look back at the Speak Up Newcomers Tour…

Photo credit: Suzi Corker www.suzicorker.com

‘Before we can have a revolution we must have an evolution of self. If we only knew what we can do…’  – The Last Poets

Apples and Snakes were honoured to collaborate with The Last PoetsUmar Bin Hassahn, Abiodun Oyewole, and Babatunde

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NO MORE WORRIES – The Tour So Far...

NO MORE WORRIES – The Tour So Far…

Hitting its third month on the road, No More Worries, a new solo show from spoken word artist Simon Mole, is picking up rave reviews. We take a look at the tour so far…

‘A couple of years ago I had an idea for a story. A story which involved two guys travelling round Britain in a VW camper…’

With five venues already under its belt, the six-month tour of Simon Mole’s solo venture, No More Worries, is in full swing and wowing audiences up and down …

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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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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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