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Don’t mention the M word!

Unlocking potential with the love of words

  • 27 June 2015, 9:38 am
  • By Claire
  • in Creative Writing

I had the opportunity to attend a rather special event, on behalf of the Wells Festival of Literature.   This was an annual celebration for children’s literacy charity Beanstalk held at the House of Commons. Beanstalk recruits, vets, trains and s[...]

Breaking into the Creative Industry – with a helping hand

  • 6 June 2015, 11:02 am
  • By Claire
  • in Apprenticeships

Get Creative Careers aims to help young people access the creative industries via insider knowledge and video. Rob Jones  - who is the driving force behind Get Creative Careers -  worked with me during Shepton Digital Arts Festivals.  Shepton Digi Fes[...]

A Dark Night Out – Review of Nightflyer by Martin Malcolm

  • 25 May 2015, 10:51 pm
  • By Claire
  • in Reviews

In his play Nightflyer Martin Malcolm has given young people a voice – yet it isn’t pretty, it is remarkable. The setting is a typical end of week night out – could be any town or city centre really – this one is Bristol’s ci[...]