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An extract from September’s North East Snakebasket

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

Right then, here we are, no more larking about like it’s summer, term starts here! Is that a nip in the air? Last night I dreamt of conkers…

First up in September, get yourself along to ARC for the return of Amuse Bouche, the café show for spoken word, this year featuring Andrew Sclater, Elaine Cusack and Rowan McCabe. That’s on Wednesday 5th from 6.30pm, why not grab a …

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An extract from August’s North East Snakebasket

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

Ah! The sun is shining on Stockton as I write these words, and a joyous optimism fills my heart that it will still be shining when you click open this mail…

August. Silly season. And to be honest, a bit of a Scratch Sabbatical for me – both Scratch Tyne and Tees will be taking a break, as will I – once I’ve had a fabulous time making poetry films with Writers’ Block

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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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