Spoken Word artists, poets and storytellers are central to our work. Apples and Snakes has a history of developing artists who who work outside of the mainstream. We platform unheard voices and offer artists development opportunities in the form of open mics, scratch clubs, commissions, mentoring and career guidance. To read more about a small selection of the brilliant people we’ve worked with, click on their story below.
Poem of the week: Thames by John Challis. Bobbing and jostling with assorted fragments, London’s unsettled river here loses and finds its human past https://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2021/sep/20/poem-of-the-week-thames-by-john-challis