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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 …


What a difference a month makes. The uncharted cultural waters caused by the departure of Maria Miller on the one hand and the morphic, even morphined state of various NPOs (National Portfolio Organisations – regularly funded by the Arts Council) as they contemplate their fate after the round of applications closed on St Patrick’s day.… 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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Poetry-Express-46-small   Highlights of this latest issue are: the artworks of Julie McNamara, lyrics and background from Maggie and…

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