Jane Aldous Tymes goe by Turnes

Jane Aldous introduces her poem Sirius which will be performed at Solstice Shorts Festival 2020, Tymes Goe By Turnes on 21st December, and published in the book of the same name, we are crowdfunding – only a few hours left!

Tymes goe by Turnes crowdfund 24 hours left…

Greetings. we have just about 24 hours left of our crowdfund.. to raise money for Solstice Shorts 2020, Tymes Goe by Turnes.

Just a reminder of what is on offer…

bespoke poems from Laila Sumpton

writer coaching sessions with Neil Lawrence

writing critiques from Cherry Potts

hand-collected flower seeds from Jane Aldous too late its gone!

a hand-made suncatcher from Patience Mackarness too late its gone!

TICKETS for the festival including a pay it forward where you buy a ticket for you and a ticket for a stranger,

the usual badges and t-shirts and books (of course);

 

previous solstice shorts titles
this year’s anthology

CD of music from singer songwriter Kevan Taplin, who is a regular performer with Solstice Shorts

CD from Kevan Taplin

prints from cover designer Kevin Threlfall

a hand-crocheted shawl from Karen Ankers

So plenty to choose from! Help us get the festival up and running: back us here

Tymes Goe by Turnes Crowdfund reward: Let Out the Djinn poetry collection

Let Out the Djinn poetry collection

pledge £10 for a copy of Let Out the Djinn Debut poetry collection from long time Solstice Shorts contributor and collaborator, Jane Aldous.

Our Crowdfund for Solstice Shorts is closing very soon! 15th October is the last day.

Estimated delivery: 1st Nov 2020

select reward £9 or more

C L Hearnden Tymes goe by Turnes

C L Hearnden introduces her poem 179cm which will be performed at Solstice Shorts Festival 2020, Tymes Goe By Turnes on 21st December, and published in the book of the same name, we are crowdfunding – only a couple of days left! https://bit.ly/3luCRUx

Tymes Goe by Turnes Crowdfund reward: Mamiaith poetry collection

Mamiaith poetry collection

pledge £9 for a copy of Mamiaith Debut poetry collection from long time Solstice Shorts contributor and collaborator, Ness Owen. Bilingual in Welsh and (mostly)English.

Estimated delivery: 1st Nov 2020

Select reward £9 or more

With Great Power… a BSL translation

For No Spider Harmed in the Making of this Book, regular contributor to Arachne anthologies, Helen Morris, takes the Spiderman origin myth and gives it a spin. BSL translation by Marcel Hirshman.

Helen was one of the first winners of the Solstice Shorts Competition. We are currently crowdfunding for this year’s festival and anthology, Tymes goe by Turnes. We have some lovely unusual rewards, and some nice standard T shirt/ Book/ Badge type things, If you felt like supporting us you can do so over on Pay it Forward.

Katie Margaret Hall Tymes Goe By Turnes

Poet Katie Margaret Hall  introduces New Orleans to Vancouver, her poem for the Solstice Shorts Festival 2020, Tymes Goe By Turnes.

We are crowdfunding until 15th October at https://payitforward.london.gov.uk/solstice-shorts-festival-2020, if you felt like supporting this annual event for the shortest day of the year.

Music for Solstice Shorts

It isn’t ALL stories and poems, we have music too. here is a little taster from Kevan Taplin one of three muscians we will be working with at the Festival.

For Solstice Shorts 2020, Singer-Songwriter Kevan Taplin responds to our source poem for this year’s festival, Tymes goe by Turnes by Robert Southwell, with a song that takes the poem as a springboard. This is just an extract from the demo Kevan sent us. We are crowdfunding – help us reach our target and hear the rest of the song on 21st December!

Tymes goe by Turnes Crowdfund Reward: Arachne Friendship

‘Arachne Friendship’

friendship!

Join the Arachne Friends scheme – 10% off everything we sell, for ever, for you; a special edition badge, and your name in the thank-yous for our next published book. plus special invitations to book launches (when we can have them in a physical space again!)

Select reward £100 or more

Pippa Gladhill Tymes Goe By Turnes

Author Pippa Gladhill introduces Twelve Point Plan, her story for the Solstice Shorts Festival 2020, Tymes Goe By Turnes.

We are crowdfunding until 15th October at https://payitforward.london.gov.uk/solstice-shorts-festival-2020, if you felt like supporting this annual event for the shortest day of the year.