Poetry

Artistic Echoes Show – Nick Degg – The Great Northern Poet

On this weeks podcast we are joined in the studio by the great northern poet Nick Degg Poet. Plus this weeks #mixtape is an Off The Record special with music from Bang Bang Romeo, Fizzy Blood, Avalanche Party and Rascalton.

Artsitic Echoes Show – Sonder Festival – Poetry and Acoustic Showcase

On this week podcat we are joined in the studio by Adam Snape (Silverstep) to chat about all things Sonder Festival – Sonder Festival takes place this weekend in Manchester – This year will see well over 200 bands, artists, poets and comedians perform across our festival stages. On this weeks #mixtape we have music from – Wild Fruit Art Collective, Fizzy Blood,Paul Gleave, The Wa...[Read More]

For National Poetry Day We Celebrate the Thriving North West Live Scene

Last weekend poetry took centre stage at Sonder Festival with a host of the North West finest poets performing at Sandbar and with the North Wests currently thriving live poetry scene it is no wonder. Manchester alone has a whole plethora of unique poetry events to delight your ears and question your mind. Word Central takes place on the first Thursday of the Month in Manchester Central Library, a...[Read More]

Q&A – Ashley Chapman the River Poet from the Big Smoke

Ashley is a writer and English teacher (currently teaching at Goldsmiths) and a good friend who I met during a few years living down in the Big Smoke whilst we were both living on boats in Limehouse, East London. From a random meeting I progressed to have a brotherly and scholarly relationship with Ashley, who is older than me by some twenty years or so, as he passed on literary references for me ...[Read More]

The Jazz Age Visionary who defined a generation – Jack Kerouac

Song for Jack Kerouac – Miles Davis – So What In the second of our profiling poets series I look at the infamous American poet Jack Kerouac, who helped spearhead the beat movement in the mid twentieth century and who is considered one of the most important American literary figures of the twentieth century. 241st Chorus by Jack Kerouac  And how sweet a story it is When you hear Charley...[Read More]

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