Where Are We Now? in music & words

Where Are We Now? That’s a bloody good question. The UK is politically, socially and economically at a crossroads, and the route to take not clear. No one has the answers, but some of the best musicians and poets have some thoughts. Amongst them are 2016 Ted Hughes Award shortlistees & poets Hollie McNish &Continue reading “Where Are We Now? in music & words”

Creative Community Changemakers

Creative Community Changemakers. That was the theme of Ashford Undivided, and in a day packed full with workshops, discussions and collaboration those three values were exhibited in abundance. Part of the nationwide Undivided platform, which seeks to help young people have their voices heard in a post referendum Europe. We were keen that the eventContinue reading “Creative Community Changemakers”

Ashford Undivided – Creative Community Changemakers

Creative Community Changemakers. That was the theme of Ashford Undivided, organised by Georgina Cooper and myself, and kindly hosted at the Bauhaus Cafe in Ashford. It was a day packed full with workshops, discussions and collaboration those three values were exhibited in abundance. Part of the nationwide Undivided platform, which seeks to help young peopleContinue reading “Ashford Undivided – Creative Community Changemakers”

VANT – Do You Know Me

Like the true punk greats, trio┬áVANT are socially and politically aware, and have something to say. Powerful and aggressive, as well it might be for a songwriter who finds Trump ‘terrifying’ and Brexit depressing.┬áSpeaking to the Boar at the back end of last year, singer and songwriter Mattie Vant expressed his wish that ‘the moreContinue reading “VANT – Do You Know Me”