Articles in July 2006
Jean Alexander (Corrie's Hilda Ogden) and Ciaran Griffiths (The Bill, The Street, Clocking Off) star in short film, To the Sea Again, written by Write Out Loud co-founder, Julian Jordon, directed by his nephew, actor/director Mark Jordon (Bellamy in Heartbeat, etc.) and produced by Joepop (www.joepopproductions.co.uk).
To the Sea Again has been selected for the Angel Film Festival in Islington (showing at The Garden, 3.00 pm Sunday, 30th July).
We would love to see you there - and get your vot...
Central Library are asking for poems for National Poetry Week on the theme of âIdentityâ to be sent to Charlotte Highham either by email to Charlotte.Higham@bolton.gov.uk or by post to Central Library, Le Mans Crescent, Bolton. The poems should be no more than A4 size and you should send it to Charlotte as early as possible but by 8th of September at the latest. When you send your poem you need to remember to put your full name and postal address. NOTE this is only open to people who live in...
Here are a list of the current job vacancies at Creative Mind.
HERITAGE & EXHIBITION WORKER (Full time) until end May 2007
Freelance on self employed basis â up to Â£21,000 inclusive
Organise all aspects of the exhibition and liase with community, schools, other agencies, individuals and groups. Liase with the exhibition venue. Develop the project, assemble the exhibition, run the exhibition, gather, identify, sort and store materials, file, archive, conserve and provide info and educational r...
If you go out on the moors on the Sunday 30th of July your sure of a big surprise....
Because the hills will be alive with the sound of poetry as the first annual Write Out Loud's Poetry Picnic takes place.
Bring food & wine to share plus a poem or lyric or two (not your own!) and meet up in the car park of the Strawbury Duck next to Entwistle railway station at 2.30pm.
See the gig guide for more details
After a break Verberate is back at the Trof Cafe on the 31st of July with a wonderful line up. Guest performers this month include Phenzwaan(check out the web site htp://www.phenzology.com) the fantastic Cath Nichols and Write Out Loud's very own Scott Devon with open mic and DJ. Hosted by the Comma published fiction writer and poet, Zoe Lambert. Check out the gig guide for full details
The Poetry Society is celebrating this years National Poetry Day on Thursday 5 October 2006. This years theme is 'Identity' and they have an official National Poetry Day website where you can find out what's happening on the day at the Poetry Society and around the country.
Visitors to the National Poetry Day web will also be able to read Jackie
Kay's diary that she will be keeping as the Poetry SocietyÂ¹s 'virtual' poet
in residence, see what poetry titles there are on our specially collected
Write Out Loud is increasingly invited to appear as a group of poets at other venues, and to organise entire poetry events with guest performances from our poets, open mic and compere.
Our next guest appearance is on July 21st at Spotlight, Yorkshire House pub, Lancaster (more details on www.writeoutloud.net). Come along and see how nervous newcomers have become polished performers.
For more information, or to enquire how we can organise an event for you, contact email@example.com
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Our purpose in life is to encourage individuals to share their poetry with others in live poetry events.
Since its creation in 2003, Write Out Loud has cajoled, encouraged, persuaded, applauded and championed individuals taking those first nervous steps â coming out - into the world of performance poetry. We have all been there!
We believe poetry to be highly enjoyable when shared with others in what can otherwise be a solitary activity.
Our website (www.writeoutloud.net...
If any of you wish to join us next Thursday 6th July at our venue at Brazley in Horwich, 10-1pm. This will be a group Creative Writing session with the emphasis on 'fun'. After we will repair to The Beehive for a drink and lunch if anyone wishes to join in any part of the day!
In August we will be opening a new office in Horwich to tie in with all our projects and we will also have some jobs going. I will post the info on these asap via email. Our web site is: www.creativemind.org.uk
See the boats coming on mass, zoom in and see only one boat, zoom in and see the men, now only one man, now see what he sees the beach up ahead, see the D-day beach, yes, now you see it. And in this soon to explode cocktail of Normandy and Nazi death the man is waiting, with stomach knotted, heart garrotted he rides the waves. The black flack is heart pounding as the back beat to this making of history, pounding in a way none of us can ever imagine. So the man mumbles the words, fumbles the wo...