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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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David Calcutt’s first poetry collection launches

The last of the light is not the last of the light by David Calcutt Published by Fair Acre Press Book Launch. Waterstones, Birmingham, Thursday 28th June​, 7pm. Hosted by Jonathan Davidson​ supported by readings from: Helen Calcutt, Roz Goddard and Nadia Kingsley ​with music from: Glen Buglass.   Free entry. Food and drink.   “The […]

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DIVERSIFLY podcast #7: Gillian Clarke

Welcome to the last-but-not-least of 7 podcasts from the DIVERSIFLY project. As Gillian Clarke brought her first collection out in the Nineteen Seventies I decided to throw the tricky question of what is poetry at her feet. This, and all her answers reflect her generous generous core and great passion for the Natural World, and […]

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Fair Acre Press at London Book Fair

I am very excited to have had Fair Acre Press invited to showcase our books at The London Book Fair this year     As their website says: A Global Event in The Creative Capital of the World Dates: 10-12 April 2018 The London Book Fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiation and the sale […]

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DIVERSIFLY podcast #6: Richard Osmond

Welcome to the sixth of 7 podcasts from the DIVERSIFLY project. Richard Osmond has been foraging for mushrooms since childhood, but it was only when he became  dependent on it for his livelihood did his skills really develop. In conversation with Nadia Kingsley he talks about the influence of meieaval literature and other influences; and […]

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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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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 podcast #3 – David Morley

Welcome to the third of 7 podcasts from the DIVERSIFLY project. David Morley was a research scientist first, before becoming a University Professor in Creative Writing – and this has affected what he writes about and how he writes about a subject at a very deep level. He talks with Nadia Kingsley about “fiction” and […]

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