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Comments about the DIVERSIFLY project

I have just submitted the DIVERSIFLY evaluation report to the Arts Council England. I had collected screenshots of tweets and facebook posts as well as some comments that came through on email – and so I thought I would share some of them with you. DIVERSIFLY the book was recently on the longlist for the […]

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Visiting Tanya Raabe-Webber’s studio

This week Paul Kielty and I went for our second mentoring session with the amazing artist Tanya Raabe-Webber, at her home studio in Shropshire. We took our lesson plans and Makaton sheets to ask for her expert advice –  ahead of our “Painting by Pixels” workshops at Derwen College and Designs in Mind in May […]

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Training day with Emma Purshouse

Emma Purshouse is one of those people I, and so many others, COMPLETELY admire and can rely on one hundred per cent. So when I was working out who I would like Paul Kielty and I to receive specialist training from – to prepare us ahead of giving our own Painting By Pixels workshops at […]

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Examples of Nadia Kingsley & Giancarlo Facchinetti’s recent work

1. Click below to listen to/download the fifth out of nine ‘chapters’ – recorded from a live continuous performance in a mobile planetarium dome, which was performed at Birmingham Art & Science Festival,Wenlock Poetry Festival, Stratford Literary Festival and Birmingham Literature Festival. Music/soundscapes: Giancarlo Facchinetti. Voices, in order of appearance: Professor Trevor Ponman, astrophysicist; Emma Purshouse – poet; Nadia Kingsley […]

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West Midlands Children’s Poetry book beats adult books to scoop Poetry Category of Rubery Book Awards 2016

Press Release 8 July 2016 – from Fair Acre Press. For further information contact Nadia at fairacrepress@gmail.com I once Knew a Poem Who Wore a Hat –  Poetry by Wolverhampton’s Emma Purshouse –  Pictures by Solihull’s Catherine Pascall Moore –  Published by Oswestry -based Fair Acre Press, and edited by the Shropshire Press’ Nadia Kingsley […]

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Poems for Maligned Species ebooks welcomed !!

Happy New Year from the Maligned Species project! We do hope you have been enjoying the podcasts and the writing from our four ecologists and nine poets. Maligned Species is an Arts Council England funded project – hoping to encourage YOU to write poetry with a more scientific slant than you are, perhaps, used to… […]

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