The home of multimedia poetics
The home of multimedia poetics

In Sync


Last December, we put together a new collaboration with the wonderful musicians from Ensemble26. Mark, Steve, Isabel and newcomer Esme Allman joined Ensemble26 regulars Tom Norris, Ellie Fagg, Eleanor Meynell in exploring poetry, spoken word, classical and contemporary music. The event included newly commissioned poetry from the team and Tom Norris's own composition, as well as old favourites - including Astor Piazolla's Oblivion and works by Mendelsohn. Great to be performing live again!


Recent  activities


It is ages since we last hit the road - back in January 2020. We've been busier on the publications front and with Zoom performances hosted by Mark and Steve (Poetry from the Grassroots), which are due to recommence following a short summer break.


Isabel's third collection - Scallywag - is flying off the shelves (slight hyperbole there missus!). But she has been featured twice across the pond in the brilliantly eclectic Jerry Jazz Musician periodical for all you hipsters, beatniks, aficionados, and fans of the f sharp.


Members of our collective continue to pop up all over the world, at online slams and other gigs, from New Zealand to New York and New Brighton (OK - we lied about New Brighton!). Watch out for us if you happen to sign up for an online spoken word event in your 'hood.


James is running Sydenham Arts - Emma is studying Fine Art. Cass is back on the boats and Sabina is literally flying about all over the place. Finally, check out Patricia Hammond's latest books and CDs. That's us for now!


In the meantime, how about revisiting past glories while we prepare for our next show, which we promise will be even more exciting than the last!




Want to buy a copy of Scallywag? Price including postage and packing is £10. Payment can be made via PayPal - email us at




Find out more about who we are, what we do, & why we do it. Also, take a look at some of our many collaborators.




Poetry is at the heart of all our projects. Take a look at our work in the world of poetry & spoken word, as well as some examples.




Our flagship projects & productions take place each year, and we're constantly adding new and exciting interventions. Here you can find out about all our projects.




Offering you a sneak peak of our published works, including poetry from founding member Isabel White.




Get a taste of our varied portfolio of work. Have a closer look at images, video & audio from our past and current projects.



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