Time and Tide Videos: How Women Came to Tristan da Cunha Greenwich and Oeiras

 

Uploading the videos from Solstice Shorts 2019, Time & Tide continues.

Here is How Women Came to Tristan da Cunha by Claire Booker read at Greenwich by Grace Cookey-Gam; and (audio only) at Oeiras read by Margot Walker-Dias

Many of the stories and poems were read at more than one of the venues, so there will be further opportunities to compare and contrast!

Limited edition illustrated book of the material available now only from our webshop or from our events .

We are aiming to get BSL translations of some of the material, and this will also be on the website in about March, to coincide with the launch of the bookshop version of the book.

 

Time and Tide Videos: Hingland, Greenwich

Uploading the videos from Solstice Shorts 2019, Time & Tide continues!

Here is Hingland by Pauline Walker, read at Greenwich by Grace Cookey-Gam

Limited edition illustrated book of the material available now from our webshop or events only. (Join us at the Free Verse Poetry Book Fair TODAY Saturday 22/2, at Conway Hall to buy a copy in person!)

We are aiming to get BSL translations of some of the material, and this will also be on the website in about March, to coincide with the launch of the bookshop version of the book.

 

Time and Tide Videos: Ballast Greenwich & Holyhead

Uploading the videos from Solstice Shorts 2019, Time & Tide continues. Here is Ballast by Diana Powell read by Grace Cookey-Gam

and at Holyhead, read by Karen Ankers.

Limited edition illustrated book of the festival material available now from our webshop or events only.

We are aiming to get BSL translations of some of the material, and this will also be on the website in about March, to coincide with the launch of the bookshop version of the book.

 

Time and Tide Videos: Casting a Daughter Adrift Greenwich & Holyhead

Uploading the videos from Solstice Shorts 2019, Time & Tide continues. Here is Casting a Daughter Adrift by Emma Lee read by Grace Cookey-Gam and at Holyhead, read by Gillian Brownson.

(We are publishing Emma’s collection, The Significance of a Dress on 27th February)

Limited edition illustrated book of the festival material available now from our webshop or events only.

We are aiming to get BSL translations of some of the material, and this will also be on the website in about March, to coincide with the launch of the bookshop version of the book.

 

Time and Tide Videos: Church Mary Sounds the Sea, and Shanties Greenwich

Uploading the videos from Solstice Shorts 2019, Time & Tide, continues.

We made a point of curating the sea shanties against particular poems/ stories. Here is one of those: poem Church Mary Sounds the Sea by Jenny Mitchell read at Greenwich by Grace Cookey-Gam

with songs, Black Sheep (trad)

and The Slaves Lament by Robert Burns sung by London Sea Shanty Collective

 

Many of the stories and poems were read at more than one of the venues, so there will be an opportunity to compare and contrast!

Limited edition illustrated book of the material available now only from our webshop or from our events .

We are aiming to get BSL translations of some of the material, and this will also be on the website in about March, to coincide with the launch of the bookshop version of the book.

 

#RefugeeWeek

It’s Refugee Week.

Many of our authors address the refugee experience in their writing, and have contributed to charity anthologies to raise money for refugge charities.

Here are a few videos of relevant material

Cherry Potts Queues at Asylum Tales for The Story Sessions (Published in Refugees Welcome which doesn’t seem to have a website anymore)

This England by Oscar Windsor Smith, read by Alix Adams at Asylum Tales  for The Story Sessions (also in Refugees Welcome)

They Said there were Pirates by Kirsty Fox read by Grace Cookey-Gam (In Dusk, out 21st June)

Four Beaches by Rob Schofield read by Mary Hooton and Marion Cox (In Dusk, out 21st June)

If you enjoyed these videos please consider a donation to Praxis, a refugee support project in London which is also being supported by Vocal Chords Choir at their concert tomorrow at Conway Hall.

Dusk: Video – Greenwich – They Said there were Pirates

Grace Cookey-Gam reads They Said there were Pirates by Kirsty Fox

at West Greenwich Library

This story and all the other unpublished poems and stories are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.

You can preorder the print version, and buy the ebook, now!

Dusk: Video – Greenwich – Starling Time

Grace Cookey-Gam reads Starling Time by Laila Sumpton for Dusk at Greenwich at West Greenwich Library

This poem and all the other unpublished poems and stories are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.

You can preorder the print version, and buy the ebook, now!

Dusk: Video- Greenwich Match Girl by Lisa Kelly

Grace Cookey-Gam reads Lisa Kelly‘s Match Girl for the Greenwich event Dusk at West Greenwich Library

This poem and all the other unpublished poems and stories are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.

You can preorder the print version, and buy the ebook, now!

Dusk: the videos – Greenwich – Tempus Erat

For Christmas Eve Grace Cookey-Gam reads Kate Wise‘s poem, Tempus Erat

This poem and all the other unpublished poems and stories are in the forthcoming anthology Dusk.

You can preorder the print version, and buy the ebook, now!