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That Stubborn Stain

It's a weird feeling. About a year ago I was in a really odd place, I was busy starting to research and write Stained whilst dealing with breaking news of redundancy at my day job. Now, I'm getting ready to take that award winning show on the road in 2020. Huddersfield, The Lawrence Batley Theatre on March 3rd Wakefield, Now Serving on March 26th The teams at both venues have been absolutely amazing and welcoming and I can't thank them enough for giving Stained the space. Huddersfield will be in the Cellar Theatre at the LBT, I've not had chance to perform in there before this date but I've heard incredible feedback from friends and the pictures look amazing. Wakefield is very special as thi

Change Project - Fieldlane School

Late last year, I was approached by the Change Project to be part of their 2019/20 year as the first poet on board. The project aims to teach STEM science through various art forms. My first school visit was last week with Year 4 at Fieldlane School in Batley with a topic of 'Lights & Shadows'. How did myself and my Cummins Buddy approach this? Through vast amounts of of interactive, fun experiments involving properties of surfaces, shadows and primary and secondary light sources. All through these experiments, we reinforced key words and built a word bank as a class. From here, I lead the students through structure and techniques so that could build four group poems, which will then be buil

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