I don’t know about you, but I used to be one of those people who said, “Nope. No. I’m not getting TikTok, it’s rubbish- bring back Vine!) Then the lockdown of March 2020 happened, I suddenly had a lot of time on my hands, and next thing I knew, I found myself enthralled. No, it’s not Vine, but TikTok is full of hilarious, creative human beings who made my lockdown that much brighter.
by Rachel C-Potter In a 2013 Button Poetry slam event held in Madison, Wisconsin, Neil Hilborn performed the poem that after going viral catapulted him to fame, landing him a contract as […]
In a tiny village in the centre of York stands a 13-sided playhouse. We rush past stalls offering culinary delights, the pretty Elizabethan garden, and then the portaloos to the ‘groundlings’ entrance. […]
Reflections a poetry reading by Henri Cole,23 October 2017, University of York. Mau Baiocco Poetry readings are in the ascendancy, yet no one can quite agree on what we get out from […]
Sienna Bahi As part of TakeOver Festival 2017 at York Theatre Royal, young artists put on an original production named Amphibious, a creative piece centred around six young interns all battling for […]
Becca Challis Mexico, 1914. Not the typical setting for my favourite of Shakespeare’s comedies Much Ado About Nothing. However, as my eyes wandered over the set – a derelict train carriage with […]
Jonathan Tait Sharing a space with prestigious literati is always special. To hold audience with Michael Longley at a Writers at York event on the 12th of October was transcendent. Heightened by […]