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Tees Women Poets Storm the Fine Art World – again!

Tees Women Poets Storm the Fine Art World – again!

Apples and Snakes’ Regional Co-ordinator, Kirsten Luckins talks to us about her time running workshops, making poetry and kicking some serious (eye) balls with the Tees Women Poets at the Middlesborough Institute of Modern Art (that’s ‘mima’ to you!)

It was a real pleasure for me and the Tees Women Poets to be involved in another mima exhibition last weekend, as we’d been hoping for a return ever since our highly successful performance in the Louise Bourgeois exhibition last year.

The fab curatorial team at mima invited us (and many …

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An extract from June’s North East Snakebasket

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

Summer is icomen in, loude sing cuckoo, as the old poets would have it. No cuckoos round my way, just belligerent herring gulls, but we can imagine!

Splendid stuff for June – Scratch Tyne on Sunday 17 June will feature a buffet of poetic morsels, with a sweet desert of live music from singer-songwriter Meghann Clancy, and I think we should have a Pimms bar as well, don’t you? Come along and …

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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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