Two poems by Chris Stewart

This week we're happy to share two pieces by Middlesbrough performance poet Chris Stewart. Chris describes himself as "a background extra in a Harvey Weinstein movie because it is literally true. He is snoze af - so woke he had to hit snooze.  He's been in loads of magazines and things you wouldn't have heard of.  … Continue reading Two poems by Chris Stewart

Together, we create magic!

On Monday 13th May we will hold our second free 'digital storytelling' taster session, 1.30pm at Middlesbrough Central Library. Even if you are completely new to writing, or  using iPads to make films, we can help you contribute to a simple group filmpoem - like this one, created in just 90 minutes by participants at … Continue reading Together, we create magic!

Turning The Tide by Tony Gadd

Proud men of Hendon, Pallion and Panns, ‘short time workers’ of dying shipyards Scavengers of fuel, the Sherpas of the north, sea coalers beating a different path Suited, booted, flat cap too, winter an added donkey jacket and scarf, for the human mule Expeditions on his Elswick bike, his pit pony, his workhorse, just a … Continue reading Turning The Tide by Tony Gadd