Yorkshire & Humberside
Yorkshire & Humberside welcome Shake the Dust!

Yorkshire & Humberside welcome Shake the Dust!

Yes, they welcomed it with open arms! So after much waiting, it was finally Yorkshire & Humberside’s turn to host their Regional Final at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds. Many people came out to see the result of many months of hard work between the schools, young people organisations, Apples and Snakes, the consultant...
Slamming Their Hearts Out In Four Days Time ...It's Yorkshire

Slamming Their Hearts Out In Four Days Time …It’s Yorkshire

FOUR days to go! … and Yorkshire’s slam is here! Excitement is detonating inside of me, and flames of positivity surround!! As a shadow artist on this project I have truly enjoyed every step of way. The past ten weeks has been a road of deep expression, pure inspiration, and wonderful development. The most rewarding part of the project is perhaps the...
Yorkshire's Shaking Up

Yorkshire’s Shaking Up

Hello all, it’s Hannah here, blogging to you on behalf of the Yorkshire & Humberside region. Shake The Dust spirit is spreading through my veins and I’m honored to drop you all an insight on how our teams are shaking. First up, a small introduction. I’m Hannah Robinson, a shadow artist and digital champion, from...
Poetry Changed Me: Patricia Bongani

Poetry Changed Me: Patricia Bongani

Poetry Changed Me posts are all about how poetry has had an impact on some of the spoken word artists around the country and the world. Today we have Patricia Bongani describe the impact it has had in her life… My initial impression of poetry was that it was quite clichéd and simple. But after...