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Stand by! Program incoming

September Newsletter (originally published 3 September 2021). Drumroll….. It is somehow already September which means that our inaugural festival programme is imminent. For environmental reasons, we’ve chosen not to publish a printed programme, so details of all of our shows, our amazing roster of poets, and all the other weird and wonderful festival delights we’ve lined up for you, will…

A Boat Beneath a Sunny Sky

August 2021 It’s August and we are just a month away from launching our festival program, so it’s been busy times in the boat. While we can’t reveal anything just yet, a raucous poetry clamjamfrie in person is feeling more and more within our reach, and with the festival taking place October 15th – 17th, there’s not much longer to…

Compañeros – get in the boat!

We’ve got a jam-packed newsletter for you this month. An announcement about our first community project, an interview with the poet who ran it, a call for volunteers, and more! Read on. We dare ya. Poetry in the City: ‘Here’ Key to our philosophy is the idea that poetry doesn’t have to be squirrelled away – in fact the more opportunities…

June Newsletter

June 2021 We know we’re a little ahead of the game to be calling this a June newsletter, but since we have a job posting closing at 5pm today, we thought we’d send it out a little early!  Scroll on to access our Program Producer post, get updates on our current projects, help us introduce a new team member, learn a…

A-May-zing things are happening

May 2021 Newsletter Hello, As lots of our readers will know and experience first-hand, having great ideas and the resources to make them happen are two very different kettles of fish. We’ve been financially supported by some brilliant, quiet individuals in our journey so far, without whom we would never have got this far. However, we’re delighted to say we’ve…

Push the Boat Out – Canal Dreams

April 2021 Newsletter Hello! We’re a collaborative bunch at Push the Boat Out and are very hot on the idea of bringing lots of creative people under our roof / sails to do what they do best. This month we bring you a sneak peek at Stanley Odd’s new shenanigans by way of an interview with the excellent Solareye AKA…

Marching On

We’ve made plans. We’ve remade plans, and then we’ve remade those plans, and then we’ve made other plans for when those ones capsize. But we’re ready—ready for March, for the future, for everything the next three-quarters of this year will throw at us! For now, let’s start things off with an update from co-capitano Kevin Williamson. Esa Aldegheri will follow…

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