Posts tagged "South West"
South West: "Shake, shake, shake, shake, shake it!"

South West: “Shake, shake, shake, shake, shake it!”

Sally Jenkinson South West Poet Coach tells us about the exceptional spoken word that happened at her regional final…this is wow! Well, the Shake the Dust South West regional final was an emotional roller-coaster to say the least. A full day of workshops and activities, before evening’s event, meant all the school and groups participating had...
Exciting Slam Times in the South West!

Exciting Slam Times in the South West!

What do you get if you mix talented young poets, breakdancing, beat boxing, rhythm and rhyme, and lines of words? An excited room full of anticipation for the South West Regional Final, that’s what! The South West brought passion mixed with nerves and highly potent new words never performed before, by some children who had...
News from The West Country!

News from The West Country!

Hello! Katy again from the South West! So by now everyone pretty much has the final 8 Poet Stars to perform their vocal magic down here at the fantasticaly, funky Barbican Theatre on June 15th! My Youth Group, Voices for Change,  with Poet Coach Sally Jenkinson and myself Katy Else as seen in this lovely photo have been busy writing, performing...
“I don’t know how to write a poem.”

“I don’t know how to write a poem.”

We hear from Graham Smith, shadow to Chris Redmond in the South East. We’re in the middle of our three workshop sessions with around twenty kids, looking for eight to continue to the regional finals at The Nuffield, Southampton. So what is this part of the project all about? Is it about giving the spotlight...
The South West Shaker!

The South West Shaker!

Hello, ahoy there, I am Katy Else the South West Digital Champ!   I am based in the very sunny Plymouth in Devon. I have a strong relationship with the South West because I lived in London on the weekdays and Somerset on the weekends therefore I am a mixture of cockney South East London...