Intimate performance at St Mary’s Tower – Hornsey

After months of lockdown, we are returning with an intimate performance (max 6 people) at the top of St Mary’s Tower in Hornsey. It is a gorgeous little venue, with views across the city. I am delighted to be performing lock-down poems with long time collaborator Henni Linnea on music accompaniment. It will be some …

LOCKDOWN SOLACE

Like everyone else on the planet, I am trying to wrap my head around lockdown. Specifically, what it means to be an intimate poetry performer under lockdown and thinking about, when lockdown ends, how social distancing might effect my work. Last year, this time, I was writing up research for a paper on money exchange …

Laments & Incantations is here!

We did it! ‘Laments & Incantations’ has arrived from the printers and we are having a double book launch with Maching de Valance’s ‘Your Body, My Poem’ on 09.05.2019 It has been a pleasure getting this collection together with editor Katie Haworth, whom I met as a fellow performer at The Poetry Brothel London. She …

Bad Feminist

So, we ran an open mic night at The Crimson Word, called ‘Gender: Mind your own Body’. I wrote a poem for the night. A rumination on my relationship with my body and my gender over the years. My friend, the poet Tom Bland came to read for us. He has started a new online …

Laments and Incantations – Fundraiser

In the past 2yrs I have been loosely writing  around a theme called ‘Laments and Incantations’ for performance events.  I am now running a ‘GoFundMe’ campaign to raise money to bring out a limited edition chapbook of 150 signed and numbered copies with stunning original photo by Leif Sebastien. The poems printed will all have …

Summer Festivals, September Fun!

I’m popping off to Berlin at the end of August to experience The Poetry Brothel Berlin – Bacchanal and coming back by way of a little festival in a field outside of  Amsterdam on 1st Sept. Madly excited that our project  The Crimson Word is taking off!  We have 2 exciting events in September playing in a …

About

I am a creative interested in performance, media and participative methodologies. I work across a range of  platforms from community training projects through to installations and performances.  I set up the community theatre, art and media company ‘MetaPlay’ in 2005, to give access to arts participation and training to communities and groups. Alongside Metaplay, I …