Tag "Word Play"

March Snakebasket Extracts

These are extracts from March’s Snakebaskets. Sign up here to receive the whole message!


I don’t know about you, but I feel like things are constantly speeding up in the poetry world. Wouldn’t you agree? Take a look!

The big news this month is the launch of Level Up on the 28th in collaboration with Write Down Speak Up and with the support of a grant from the Birmingham City Council. It’s a quality spoken word night aimed squarely at young people – if you’re aged between 12-19, …

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January Snakebasket Extracts

These are extracts from January’s Snakebaskets. Sign up here to receive the whole message!


From London Coordinator Russell
Gosh, can you believe it’s 2013? When I was a lad, there was a TV programme called Space: 1999, in which glamorous aliens underwent full-body molecular transformation in the time in takes you or me to make a cup of tea. A neat link, there, to The Rememberers, Kenny Baraka’s spectacular sci-fi spoken-word show. Imagine if you knew all the accumulated knowledge of your ancestors. (Think how full …

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An extract from December’s South West Snakebasket

This is an extract from December’s South West Snakebasket, to view the full version, click here.

How did we get to December already? It’s been an exciting year and this month it’s all about planning for a fun-filled 2013.

Our partnership project Word Play, launches this month with an innovative and inclusive new workshop series in Somerset. We have a team of outstanding South West poets and shadows ready to deliver, keep your eyes peeled for that. If you’re an early bird you can get your tickets for

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