Monthly Archives: September 2012

National Poetry Day – October 4th

   Just a quick reminder that Emmy Award winning Kwame Dawes (http://www.livehopelove.com/#/home/) will be at the Everybody’s Reading Festival this coming Thursday (http://www.lyriclounge.co.uk/programmes/leicester-2012) just before ‘Showcase Smoothie’ launch their debut anthology (www.showcasesmoothie.com). It’s going to be an exciting day peeps, hope some … Continue reading

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‘Showcase Smoothie’ anthology launch as part of National Poetry Day

As I’ve mentioned before I am currently very fortunate to be project managing ‘Showcase Smoothie’, an Arts Council England funded, literature and music based project, targeting predominantly young black men with experience of mental health problems. The project is championed by John … Continue reading

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Guest post – Andrew ‘Skatz’ Scattergood

I am a songwriter and actor and I am starting an Arts Council funded project about individuals who’ve inspired the lives of people living in Leicestershire today. With that in mind, I am organising meetings early in 2013 with groups … Continue reading

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Guest post – Caitlin Woodfield

Thank-you to Caitlin Woodfield, Beauty and Utility Arts volunteer for her wonderful guest blog post: Katherine has asked me to write a guest blog post about my volunteering with Beauty and Utility Arts, in particular with Points of Interest – … Continue reading

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