Creative Writing – Happy Glorious Cranbrook

On Wednesday 31st May, 7pm-9pm, head to the beautiful Happy Glorious on Cranbrook High Street, 47 High St, Cranbrook TN17 3EE. £25 per person, or two for £35 – price includes a glass of wine/tea and coffee and nibbles. Get in touch with Kate to book. Join us at this creative writing workshop for adults; aContinue reading “Creative Writing – Happy Glorious Cranbrook”

Teal – Eggshailer

What does a garage rock duo’s take on indie sound like? Not as cliched as you might think. Eggshailer by Kent duo Teal has wafts of nineties shoegaze merging with long languorous vocals, a catchy riff that morphs into a simmering bouncing outro, and a simmering groove. It’s a world away from their fuzzy noiseContinue reading “Teal – Eggshailer”

Hollie McNish tells Folkestone what she wishes she’d been told

First published on WOWKent Hollie McNish is a couple of minutes late to the Folkestone Quarterhouse stage. She keeps peering through the curtains throughout the hour long show. Like she’s not quite fully focused on the audience. Which of course she’s not. Because she’s a mum. And since she unexpectedly became pregnant at the ageContinue reading “Hollie McNish tells Folkestone what she wishes she’d been told”

Being bold for change – Kent creativity

March 8th is the annual International Women’s Day, celebrated globally. Since its beginnings in the 1900s IWD grown in its mission to celebrate the unity of women, females and girls around the world, whilst at the same time advocating gender parity. Some ask whether we still need such a day, but when you consider thatContinue reading “Being bold for change – Kent creativity”

Margaret Drabble gets The Novel Cure

‘No one who reads could possibly turn out like Trump.’ At least not according to the prolific and talented Dame Margaret Drabble. And, as author of nineteen novels, twice editor of the Oxford Companion of English Literature, married to Michael Holroyd and younger sister of AS Byatt, she knows a thing or two about reading.Continue reading “Margaret Drabble gets The Novel Cure”