I came across a variety of wonderful things. Catch an online reading of the early modern play Thersites here: Written in 1537. Or, perhaps you’d like to hear Jen Calleja read from her new short story collection, here: Then there’s this (about which I will say nothing and let you experience and explore): … More Thersites / Calleja / Penderecki
Just this, really: Make sure you follow along: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poems/27979/the-door-56d211ce63a5f.
How is your lockdown going? Best wishes to all. I went on Radio Cumbria on Monday and read from Reliquiae. The initial idea was to publicise the Aerial Festival (now moved to September). As we’ve all been overtaken by events, it became a more general discussion. Of course, you can go and hear the whole … More Radio Reedbeds
I’ll be on the radio today at 7 o clock. Tune in to Radio Cumbria, if you’d like to hear me read from poems I’ve had published in Reliquiae, as well as possibly some others. Maybe this one.
Did you see this performance by Scanner on Saturday? He had a set of performances cancelled, so did one online. I really, really like Scanner’s early work (I’ll try to post a link underneath here). Really great to see lots of people get creative to continue their creative work. I’m sure you’ve seen the spilling … More Scanner Performance
Followers of the Twitter feed will have already seen that we have taken the decision to postpone May’s Carlisle Poetry Symposium. ‘Postpone’, I hope is not too inaccurate a term. I don’t want to say the word cancel, because we will be hoping to preserve the line up of ‘Featured Poets’ Although we never went … More Uncertain Times: Symposium Postponed
Just this, really: Obviously this is IN NO WAY a comment on our context. No, not at all.
Very quick update. We will launch the vinyl 12″ on Record Store Day at the Vinyl Cafe in Carlisle. That’s Saturday, April 18th. More details (e.g. time) to follow. But do come if you’d like to see and hear some more like this: More details about the two sides of the vinyl here: https://wordpress.com/view/andyhopkinspoet.wordpress.com.
So, for those of you who haven’t bought a tickets for the Aerial Festival, there’s information here: https://thequietus.com/articles/27739-aerial-festival-cumbria-dark-outside. As part of the festival, there will be a return of ‘The Dark Outside’, the 24 hour FM radio broadcast playing music that has never been heard before. You can find out more information about that fabulous … More Aerial Festival / Radio / Radio!