News: London Playwrights dominate the UK’s most prestigious poetry prize

Three of the UK’s most exciting poets Romalyn Ante, Dzifa Benson, and Jamie Hale have been selected as the Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellows for 2020/21. Each poet receives £15,000 and is given a year of critical support and mentoring. Turning the idea of an arts prize on its head, the Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellowship provides... Continue Reading →

News: GP receptionist wins first ever national poetry competition on key workers

Clean for Good, an award-winning ethically conscious cleaning business, is delighted to announce the winners of Poetry for Good, the first ever nationwide poetry competition celebrating the lives and careers of the UK’s key workers. The first poetry competition ever run by a cleaning company, Poetry for Good received nearly 500 submissions from across the... Continue Reading →

Review: RUMAHFest, Online

RUMAHFest, a festival celebrating Asian artists based in London, was due to launch at the Rich Mix earlier this year in March, however due to the Covid-19 pandemic it had to be postponed. Thankfully the festival has been reimagined as a digital production and is now available to stream on YouTube.  Backed by organisations including... Continue Reading →

News: Sky in the Pie production images released

Production images have been released for Feathers of Daedalus’ Sky in the Pie. This circus spectacular delightfully brings to life the wonderful and wacky poetry of Roger McGough at OSO Arts Centre and VAULT Festival. Audiences will follow one child’s daydreaming as they discover the extraordinary wherever they go, from singing scarecrows to skies in pies. Through... Continue Reading →

Interview with Joanna Vymeris

The Feathers of Daedalus Circus have teamed up with renowned poet Roger McGough to present Sky in the Pie, a circus and puppetry spectacular running at OSO Arts Centre in February and the VAULT Festival in March. I caught up with the show's director, Joanna Vymeris, to find out more about this new production.  How... Continue Reading →

Interview with Luke Wright

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Luke Wright's first ever poetry gig and to mark the occasion he's touring his show Poet Laureate, which arrives at the Soho Theatre next week. I caught up with Luke to find out more about his upcoming show. Can you tell me a little bit more about your... Continue Reading →

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