Project History

How we got here,
and where we’re going.

Winter 2018. Resident poets from Newcastle based Born Lippy travel to London trialling a poetry exchange programme with Tottenham collective Spoken. A few months later Spoken travelled to Newcastle and returned the favour.

Autumn 2020. Following successful funding bids to Arts Council England and Community Organisers, the two collectives will now collaborate with the aims of inspiring others to engage in debate and take social action in 2020 through the power of spoken word.

Having recruited a roster adding to those involved in the original project, each poet pairing will create original pieces and videos over a six month period.

October 2020