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

Services for

writers

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

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The Admiral's Tea Party 

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

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The Word Shelter, Margate Festival 

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

Wordshed in Gillingham

The WordShed - writing retreat

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

Audiowalk

The Seventh

Traveller

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

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We live by

the river

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

Barry with his poem

Northfleet Central poet-in-residence

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

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Wandering Words

poetry commission

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

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'Poetrymon'

Gotta find 'em!

Our poetry treasure hunt.

Poem cards distributed around Medway, 2011-2013.

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The Confluence Sessions - live

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

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23 Submarines poetry commission

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

Poets at Roundabout Nights

Roundabout Nights live event

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

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Low Expectations; 

Dickens Festival 

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