On 8th October I’ll be on stage at The Foundling Museum in the Court Room where this picture was taken. Please come. I’ll be reading my poems, giving a talk on my life and showing a film. There’ll Read more [...]
On 20th Sept (tomorrow night) at 8pm Kermit and me will be on stage talking together at Gorilla in Manchester. Come. I cannot wait. To my mind Kermit is one the most powerful musical and Read more [...]
Common Ground in the Undercroft: Tonight: Minutes before the launch of Southbank Towers People and Places exhibition by world famous New York based photographer Steve McCurry the Undercroft Read more [...]
Yesterday a story broke about police enquiries into Woodend Assessment centre in The Leigh Reporter. Mysteriously the story has now been taken down. But it's in The Daily Mail. Is it a coincidence Read more [...]
Sara Myers ( or Sar'z Myers) has petitioned to ban Exhibit-B from The Barbican because, she says, it is “an exercise in white racial privilege”. At time of writing Myers has 15,000 press-to-send-protestors: Read more [...]
The aim is to provide a Christmas Day Dinner in Hackney for care leavers aged between 18 and 25 on Christmas Day. Many care leavers are sat in flats, B&B’s, hostels, away from family or are sofa Read more [...]
The Daily mail gleefully reports. “A new art exhibition at one of Britain's top galleries has been branded racist for using black actors dressed up as slaves.Exhibit B, by South African artist Brett Read more [...]
Vice Chancellor Bob Cryan and I received a message from Adele Jones PhD Professor of Social Work (right of pic) at The Centre for Applied Childhood Studies.
"I am delighted to inform you that after Read more [...]
Grahamstown sits in a valley of mist in the Eastern Cape. A few weeks ago Lebo Mashile and I attended the first ever South African National Poetry Slam Final.
We watched with widening eyes, mouths Read more [...]
Most striking about Freedom Festival last year was a radiating sense of optimism from the people of the city. At the moment politicians are talking about the Northern Powerhouse, and looking at Read more [...]