Pitch Festival

This summer sees the very first Pitch Festival grace the fields of Kent. Organised by the team behind the Paddlesworth Project, it’s three days of music, arts, workshops and spoken word that sees local and national artists alike come together to celebrate the power of creativity. I caught up with a busy and buzzing ‘FuzzyJez’ toContinue reading “Pitch Festival”

Bruce Nixon – A Better World is Possible

Catastrophe is inevitable believes Nixon. Climate change, peak everything, destruction of the  ecosystem, poverty and economic injustice, violence, war, terrorism and the threat of nuclear annihilation: the combination of them all threatens to engulf our world. The problems are not ones that can be solved by sticking plasters and short term measures, but a changeContinue reading “Bruce Nixon – A Better World is Possible”

5×15′s Capitalism and its Discontents, London – review

5×15. Not 75, but an evening of intellect and inspiration. A brilliant concept, developed by journalist Rosie Boycott, her daughter Daisy Leitch and the literary events promoter Eleanor O’Keeffe, the event is a highly relevant literary smorgasbord. Five speakers, 15 minutes each. Sometimes there is no connection between the orators at all; the only linkContinue reading “5×15′s Capitalism and its Discontents, London – review”