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Lottery Fund awards grant for spoken word and performance poetry archive

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The Heritage Lottery Fund has handed out a grant of £86,000 to create a “living archive” for the “often marginalised art form” of spoken word and performance poetry, including rare sound and video recordings. Spoken word and performance poetry organisation Apples and Snakes has already started work to catalogue and digitalise its extensive archive of materials collected since its formation in 1982, and will be adding new acqui...

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