POETRY AND SPOKEN WORD

We have produced over 100 literary projects: ranging from open mics; to interactive literary games; writing workshops; The WordShed; a regular theatre showcase and a weekly live literature night...

Our tutors looking at a book

We can work with writers on their books and scripts, or give a final edit. 

Services for

writers

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Our 2017 poetry-history walk and performance for Paint the Town Festival.

The Admiral's Tea Party 

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We ran a writing retreat in TS Eliot's shelter for the Margate Sightseeking Festival 2016.

The Word Shelter, Margate Festival 

Wordshed in Gillingham

Possibly the world's smallest writing retreat for Medway Fuse Festival 2013.

The WordShed - writing retreat

Audiowalk

Part ghost story – part mystery – part online game – part history walk, 2010

The Seventh

Traveller

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Our year long writing project to write about location, based in Rochester.

We live by

the river

Barry with his poem

Barry was commissioned to write poems to be displayed on the walls of the centre.

Northfleet Central poet-in-residence

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Barry was commissioned to write poems about Sheppey for Ideas Test's project. 

Wandering Words

poetry commission

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Our poetry treasure hunt.

Poem cards distributed around Medway, 2011-2013.

'Poetrymon'

Gotta find 'em!

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Our new event to introduce families and new audiences to poetry and stories.

The Confluence Sessions - live

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Sam and Barry were commissioned to write poems for Icon Theatre's project.

23 Submarines poetry commission

Poets at Roundabout Nights

We have been producing our regular spoken word night in various venues since 2014.

Roundabout Nights live event

Eastgate House booklet

Before Wordsmithery, Sam ran ME4 Writers - an early literary commission, 2011.

Low Expectations; 

Dickens Festival