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30/3 by Sean Burn

30/3 by Sean Burn read by Simon Jenner

Simon Jenner, Director of Survivors’ Poetry reads a poem by Sean …

Crackdown Tribunal by Dave Russell

Crackdown Tribunal by Dave Russell

Dave, stalwart of London-based Survivor’s open mic nights, plays an established …



There’s going to be a Three Thinking Debate on the arts on Radio 3, the usual reflections on the efficacy of the Arts Council versus the illusory notion of private philanthropy, long dedicated if anywhere in this country, to football teams by Russian and other billionaires. The patronizing aristocrats who lost everything are now … read more

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You can now download and print out a donation form with Gift Aid options. The form is available in a pdf format … read more

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