more great youth, arts and activism projects this summer

Organised by Apples and Snakes. SHAKE THE DUST – the National Youth Poetry Slam final, (featuring Yorkshire heat-winners coached by Shake’s own poet-mentor extraordinaire Sai Murray), is happening Saturday 7th July, 2 – 5pm, in London’s Southbank Centre, supported by some fantastic events in the run-up. Our Sai is performing on the Friday 6pm, as […]

Zodwa Nyoni – A Letter for Mama Oluwale

One of the most successful aspects of Britain On Trial was the coming together and sharing of experiences between active, articulate, dedicated young people from two different parts of the UK and from two different artistic organisations – Leeds Young Authors and Shake!. Zodwa Nyoni, a Leeds Young Authors alumni (Leeds Superheroes of Slam winner […]

Introducing Britain on Trial Court Sketch Artist: Patricia Bongani

As well as a packed programme full of poetry, speed-lectures, film, workshops, creative writing, discussions, dialogue, movement, presentations, food, tea, exhibitions, intergenerational & interdisciplinary dialogue – phew! – we were also able to commission the artistic talents of a young poet to be our Court Sketch Artist. Here is a preview of one of Patricia […]

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