ARACHNEVERSARY – Shortest Day, Longest Night

Solstice Shorts Festival Founder Cherry Potts talks about the 2nd and 3rd festivals and the book that resulted, Shortest Day, Longest Night. Features music by Ian Kennedy & Sarah Lloyd, Annalie Wilson, Vocal Chords, Zac Gvirtman, and stories/poems by Mario Duarte, Tim Cremin, Bob Beagrie, Sarah Evans, performed by Ray Newe, Saul Reichlin and Katy Darby. BSL interpretation by Martin Fox-Roberts and Paul Michaels

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Solstice Shorts Video: in diminuendo

in diminuendo, a poem by Scott-Patrick Mitchell, read by Ray Newe and BSL interpreted by Paul Michaels at Solstice Shorts Festival 2016: Shortest Day 21st December 2016 at Made in Greenwich Gallery London #ACEFunded

Catch us on tour

Saturday 04/02/2017 2pm North Kensington Library
Poems: Bob Beagrie, Lisa Kelly, A J Akoto. Story: Katy Darby, Liam Hogan, Pauline Walker, Cherry Potts  FREE but TICKETED

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Solstice Shorts Video: Shortest Day on the Beach

Shortest Day on the Beach a poem by Tim Cremin,  by read by Ray Newe and BSL interpreted by Paul Michaels at Solstice Shorts Festival 2016: Shortest Day 21st December 2016 at Made in Greenwich Gallery London #ACEFunded

Catch us on tour

Saturday 04/02/2017 2pm North Kensington Library
Poems: Bob Beagrie, Lisa Kelly, A J Akoto. Story: Katy Darby, Liam Hogan, Pauline Walker, Cherry Potts  FREE but TICKETED

Buy the book: Shortest Day, Longest Night

Help us crowdfund for the rest of the tour and the next books

Solstice Shorts Video: Watching Your Hair Grow Back in December

Watching Your Hair Grow Back in December a poem by Marlee Cox, read by Patsy Prince and BSL interpreted by Paul Michaels at Solstice Shorts Festival 2016: Shortest Day 21st December 2016 at Made in Greenwich Gallery London #ACEFunded

 

Catch us on tour

Saturday 04/02/2017 2pm North Kensington Library
Poems: Bob Beagrie, Lisa Kelly, A J Akoto. Story: Katy Darby, Liam Hogan, Pauline Walker, Cherry Potts  FREE but TICKETED

Buy the book: Shortest Day, Longest Night

Help us crowdfund for the rest of the tour and the next books

Solstice Shorts Video: Without Index

A month since the event, and we still have a few videos to go – Here is Without Index a Short Story by CB Droege, read by Ray Newe and BSL interpreted by Paul Michaels at Solstice Shorts Festival 2016: Shortest Day 21st December 2016 at West Greenwich Library London #ACEFunded

Catch us on tour

Saturday 04/02/2017 2pm North Kensington Library
Poems: Bob Beagrie, Lisa Kelly, A J Akoto. Story: Katy Darby, Liam Hogan, Pauline Walker, Cherry Potts  FREE but TICKETED

Buy the book: Shortest Day, Longest Night

Help us crowdfund for the rest of the tour and the next books

Solstice Shorts Video: When I Asked if it Could be Tomorrow

When I asked if it could be Tomorrow, a poem by Laura Page, read by Patsy Prince and BSL interpreted by Paul Michaels at Solstice Shorts Festival 2016: Shortest Day 21st December 2016 at Made in Greenwich Gallery London #ACEFunded

Catch us on tour

Saturday 04/02/2017 2pm North Kensington Library
Poems: Bob Beagrie, Lisa Kelly, A J Akoto. Story: Katy Darby, Liam Hogan, Pauline Walker, Cherry Potts

Buy the book: Shortest Day, Longest Night

Help us crowdfund for the rest of the tour and the next books

Solstice Shorts Video: Brother & Sister

Brother & Sister a Short Story by Tom McKay, read by Ray Newe and BSL interpreted by Paul Michaels at Solstice Shorts Festival 2016: Shortest Day 21st December 2016 at West Greenwich Library London #ACEFunded

Catch us on tour

Wednesday  18/01/2017 7pm Brockley Deli The Story Sessions: Winter Tales
Rosalind Stopps reads Deliver Me, alongside other authors with wintery stories… including YOU? Join in with 100 words on theme in Flash from the Floor

Saturday 04/02/2017 2pm North Kensington Library
Poems: Bob Beagrie, Lisa Kelly, A J Akoto. Story: Katy Darby, Liam Hogan, Pauline Walker, Cherry Potts

Buy the book: Shortest Day, Longest Night

Help us crowdfund for the rest of the tour and the next books

Solstice Shorts Video: On Reflection

On Reflection, a poem by Jill Sharp, read by Ray Newe and BSL interpreted by Paul Michaels at Solstice Shorts Festival 2016: Shortest Day 21st December 2016 at Made in Greenwich Gallery London #ACEFunded

 

Catch us on tour

TONIGHT!!! Wednesday 11/01/2017 7pm Lewisham Library, Lewisham High Street SE13 6LG
Poems: Lisa Kelly, A J Akoto. Stories: David Steward, Cherry Potts, Liam Hogan

Sat 14/01/2017 3pm  Wivenhoe Library Essex
Stories: Rosalind Stopps, Cherry Potts, David Steward, Katy Darby, Poem: Lisa Kelly

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Solstice Shorts Video: The Groundhog Day Suicides

The Groundhog Day Suicides a Short Story by Jamie der Wahls, read by Katy Darby and BSL interpreted by Paul Michaels at Solstice Shorts Festival 2016: Shortest Day 21st December 2016 at West Greenwich Library London #ACEFunded

Catch us on tour at

Tuesday 7.30 10/1/2017 St James Wine Vaults 10 St James Street, Bath, BA1 2TW
Combined reading with Liberty Tales. poem: Bernie Howley,  Elinor Brooks, Jeremy Dixon, Jill Sharp;  story: Nick Rawlinson, Pippa Gladhill, Cherry Potts, Polly Hall

Wednesday 7pm 11/01/2017 Lewisham Library SE13 6LG
Poems: Lisa Kelly, A J Akoto. Stories: David Steward, Cherry Potts, Liam Hogan

Solstice Shorts Video: Mercury

Mercury a Short Story by Pippa Gladhill, read by Ray Newe and BSL interpreted by Paul Michaels at Solstice Shorts Festival 2016: Shortest Day 21st December 2016 at West Greenwich Library London #ACEFunded

The winged messenger of the gods gets stuck at Dyrham Park.

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Cat us on Tour: TONIGHT Friday 06/01/2017 7.30 Oxford Albion Beatnik
Poem (and story): Sarah James. Story: Wendy Gill, Pauline Walker, David Mathews, David Steward.

Tuesday 10/1/2017 7.30 St James Wine Vaults 10 St James Street, Bath, BA1 2TW
Combined reading with Liberty Tales. poem: Bernie Howley,  Elinor Brooks, Jeremy Dixon, Jill Sharp;  story: Nick Rawlinson,  Pippa Gladhill, Katy Darby, Cherry Potts, Polly Hall