Emma Bolland is a ‘Featured Writer’ on November 16th at the Carlisle Poetry Symposium

We’re very lucky and honoured to be able to announce another ‘Featured Writer’ for the Carlisle Poetry Symposium on November 16th. The best thing I can recommend is that you watch some of Emma Bolland’s work here, here and here! And here. Here’s a little bit of a ‘bio’, in advance! *** Emma Bolland is … More Emma Bolland is a ‘Featured Writer’ on November 16th at the Carlisle Poetry Symposium

Poetry Borderlines

So, Borderlines has been and gone for another year. As I sit with the least bankable end of the festival’s activities (that would be poetry, if you’re not sure what happens round here…), the festival always throws up a lot of questions in my mind. Here’s three of these thoughts. Thought 1: why aren’t the … More Poetry Borderlines

Now on Spotify…

  This is nightjrrs performing at Borderlines playing ‘Dabbin Houses’ – the seven-part tone poem we wrote for the ‘Freiraum’ event last year. You can hear the fifth part of that piece, ‘New Lonning’  now on Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Play and Apple Music. Why not give it a listen now? 12″ release of the … More Now on Spotify…


One of the joys of children growing up is watching them start to impose their own will upon the blank canvas you think you have given them. For years Radio 4 has reigned supreme in the car; our eldest was – in fact – born to the sound of it. But now, emotional pleas for … More Ed


Apologies for any avid post-checkers out there. I have spent the summer almost entirely playing with family, so there are few adventures to report. However, the nightjrrs did a gig as part of the Carlisle Fringe and I think there is some film footage which I will put up a link to, as soon as … More September