21 September 2020
How to celebrate art #LoveArtsAward15
As part of the celebrations of 15 years of Arts Award, we're running a competition to find out why you love the art you do. £50 arts voucher anyone? Yes please!
18 August 2020 – 11 September 2020
Poetry Translation Centre internship
Apply for this paid internship if you are from a BAME background
7 August 2020
How to Write Poetry with Theresa Lola
We chatted with Theresa Lola, poet, facilitator and Young People's Laureate for London, about how to write poetry and make a career as a poet. It's part of the Artist Workshop with Voice series, funded by Arts Council England.
9 July 2020
Poem 1- The riot in me.
After the shocking events, which have taken place in Minneapolis, I have written a collection of poems, all focused on the topic of race and societal tension. I truly believe that the pen will be able to bridge the divides in our fractured world.
16 July 2020
Introduction to poetry with Theresa Lola: Artist workshops with Voice
Get an introduction to writing poetry with Young People’s Laureate for London Theresa Lola. Explore more free skills share workshops in the Artist Workshops with Voice series.
15 May 2020
Interview with Sanah Ahsan: poet, presenter, and trainee clinical psychologist
Sanah talks about her latest experience in the BBC's ‘Performance Live: The Way Out’, her doctorate on whiteness in clinical psychology, and how spoken word can be used to help mental health
12 May 2020
Interview with Loz Anstey, New Creative
“We have a need, as humans, to compartmentalise to a degree. We section things off in our minds in order to form a basic understanding of them.”
5 May 2020 – 8 May 2020
Instaviews with Luke Wright
Join us Friday May 8th at 12pm over on our Instagram channel for a live Q+A
27 April 2020 – 30 September 2020
A new live show every day from one of the UK’s leading poets
Luke Wright has performed a live online show via Twitter at 8pm every evening since 19 March (the date of his first tour date cancelled due to Covid-19) and plans to do so until we can return to theatres, arts centres and venues
21 April 2020
“To be a poet is a condition, not a profession.” — Robert Graves
Poetry is an art, a passion that can only be written by those who are gifted with the power of creativity. It can be the most wonderful of fairy tales to the one of histories darkest most sad moments.
14 April 2020
Butterflies is an autobiographical story of going through cancer and finding a voice
8 April 2020
In Bloom tries to be profound but ultimately misses the mark.
13 March 2020
Lottie Thompson | TrinityTalent 2019
Lottie is celebrated by Trinity for Artistic Achievement in Arts Award.
15 January 2020 – 28 February 2020
Enter Words of Unity poetry competition
Words of Unity aims to unite young people against division and encourage collaboration.
4 January 2020 – 3 March 2020
Newcastle Poetry Competition Young People’s Poetry Prize is Open for Entries
Young people aged between 11-17 can enter the Newcastle Poetry Prize now! The deadline is March 3rd 2020.
27 November 2019
I wanted more than survival, says performance poet Neal Pike
"The 90s was very much a place where disabled people could only survive and never aspire to anything more."
16 October 2019
Scare Slam Review
The Scare Slam brings you a fun night of spooky storytelling.
3 October 2019
Instapoetry: An Innovative Form Born Out of Necessity
Instapoetry has provoked a number of debates in recent years. Here, PhD researcher Laura Gallon argues that the innovative form has been born out of necessity – a necessity to allow diverse voices to be heard.