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Giancarlo Facchinetti – about the artist

Giancarlo Facchinetti has a Fine Art degree from the University of Wolverhampton. He is a sculptor, a musician, and sound artist. He has worked alongside poets Emma Purshouse and Nadia Kingsley, and astrophysicist Professor Trevor Ponman to create and perform in E-X-P-A-N-D-I-N-G: The history of the Universe in 45 minutes, within a mobile planetarium dome […]

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Running workshops at Derwen College

Both Paul Kielty and I (Nadia Kingsley) absolutely loved running Painting by Pixels workshops at Derwen College in Gobowen, Shropshire It is an extraordinary award-winning Residential College for Special Needs The students show such community spirit and have wonderful talents and abilities And the staff are, well, extraordinary. Paul and I were shedding tears of […]

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Running workshops at Designs in Mind, Oswestry

The vision of Designs in Mind is: Open to everyone, together we are finding ways to live life and challenge mental health stigma. And their Mission? – High quality, ambitious, experimental art and design work and support to make independent ambition a reality. We – Paul Kielty and Nadia Kingsley – were absolutely delighted to partner up with […]

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Shortlisted! DIVERSIFLY

I am so happy to announce that DIVERSIFLY – poetry and art on Britain’s Urban Birds has been shortlisted in this year’s International Rubery Award for Poetry! Having been longlisted in the Best anthology category of the Saboteur awards earlier this year – DIVERSIFLY has poetry and art from contributors whose age ranges from aged […]

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Shortlisted! Keith Chandler

Keith Chandler’s wonderful poetry collection “The Goldsmith’s Apprentice” has been shortlisted in this year’s International Rubery Award! Along with Fair Acre Press’ DIVERSIFLY, and poetry collections by Gregory Leadbetter, Kate Innes, and S.A.Leavesley – he is one of just 5 books shortlisted for their poetry award You can read more about Keith’s book,  here The […]

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Our first CARTOON mug!!

We have a highly limited MUG we would like to bring to your attention. By the cartoonist Paul Kielty – there will only ever be 36 of these mugs in the world 🙂 You can read about it, and buy the Matt Hazard mug by clicking here You can read about and buy the Matt […]

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Alison Brackenbury Radio 4 17th June 4:30pm

I know that many of you, like me, love Alison Brackenbury’s poetry – and like me are probably on the edge of your seat awaiting Carcanet’s Selected Poems by Alison which will be coming out in 2019. Meanwhile we can all enjoy her perfectly paced radio voice and the wonderful heart and meticulous care that […]

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Join us for David Calcutt’s launch event 28th June!

“The Last of the Light is not the Last of the Light” Launch Event Thursday 28th June 19:00 at Birmingham Waterstones  – Free to attend available to buy from Fair Acre Press now, or at event for £9.99 This is David Calcutt’s first full poetry collection! Book Launch. Waterstones, Birmingham, Thursday 28th June starts at 7pm     ​ […]

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REVIEW of Keith Chandler’s The Goldsmith’s Apprentice

“The Goldsmith’s Apprentice is a triumph; an absorbing and impactful collection of heartfelt poems which should be on the wishlists of glass-eye fitters, fishermen, politicians – and everybody in between.” Review by Victoria Pickup of “The Goldsmith’s Apprentice” by Keith Chandler on the University of Leicester’s EVERYBODY’S REVIEWING webpage – click here to read the full […]

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