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Voting for Matthew Oates’ Beyond Spring?

The deadline for your votes is looming closer If you would like to vote for Beyond Spring as the BBC Countryfile magazine awards’ COUNTRY BOOK OF THE YEAR go here. There are other categories – you can or don’t need to vote in them. Thanks! If you don’t know the book yet then there are […]

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Our Disability Equality Training Day

Paul Kielty and I went to the Hive in Shrewsbury to DASH (Disabled Artists Shropshire) for a day of disability equality training. Little did we know that we would, by the end of the day, be deeply changed for the better. I think I had heard of the Social Model of Disability but wow. Such […]

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Visiting Arts Studio 01

“Both Paul and I were and still are so excited by our time @ArtStudio01 … it’s been 16 years since either of us were at art school. We havent experienced that mix of inspiration and sharing since… until @ArtStudio01 . Please thank everyone so much x” “After Krystal showed me her watercolour pens I¬†bought myself […]

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DIVERSIFLY podcast #5: Katrina Porteous

Welcome to the fifth of 7 podcasts from the DIVERSIFLY project. Many years ago Katrina Porteous moved to a working fishing village on the Northumberland coast. She tells Nadia Kingsley about it, and about what she is most interested in exploring and writing about, as well as some of her collaborative projects and radio poems. […]

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#SmashingStigma – Designs in Mind

Dear All – soon I will create a project page on fair acre press about our new Arts Council England-funded visual arts project called PAINTING BY PIXELS Meanwhile I would like to introduce you to one of our amazing “activity partners” Designs in Mind – and their shop Jolt – both in the heart of […]

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DIVERSIFLY podcast #4: Alison Brackenbury

Welcome to the fourth of 7 podcasts from the DIVERSIFLY project. Alison Brackenbury lives in town. But her roots and her heart are firmly in the countryside. She talks with Nadia Kingsley about her writing process, and her family’s infuence; and she reads some of her poems. ENJOY!!!!

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DIVERSIFLY book out now!!

DIVERSIFLY – Poetry and Art on Britain’s Urban Birds is an anthology made possible by public funding through the support of Arts Council England For more details about the book go here Sorry about the price! The publication date had to be postponed a week … as I suddenly realised my maths was wrong and […]

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#MeToo in The Bookseller magazine

Home¬†¬†News¬†¬†#MeToo poetry anthology set for Women’s Day release #MeToo poetry anthology set for Women’s Day release Published February 7, 2018 by¬†Natasha Onwuemezi Indie publisher Fairacre Press is to publish a new collection of poems born out of the “collective rage” of the #MeToo campaign. The anthology, which will be introduced by Labour MP Jess Phillips, […]

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