You can find our artists across every platform. Check out our curated YouTube playlists, brand new video series, interesting blog and occasional live tweeting of important events in the spoken word calendar. Plus keep an ear out for our upcoming podcast series.

Apples and Snakes: Black Box

‘Apples and Snakes: Blackbox’ is a collaboration with Elstree University Technical College, working with their students and production team to create professional videos for UK spoken word poets.

Learning to Dance – Toby Campion

28th of September 2017 was National Poetry Day and we teamed up with video production company CANVAS to create an original series of films. The second in the series is from poet Toby Campion and is called ‘Learning to Dance’.

Teeth From The Shark – Mohamed Mohamed

The Writing Room is Apples and Snakes’ space for emerging writers and spoken word artists (aged 18-25 years) to come together, share ideas, learn new skills but most importantly, write. The Writing Room invites diverse, highly experienced and well established artists along to facilitate, challenge, encourage, and inspire young artists.

Kimberly Knagg | Poetry Pioneers: 35 Years Exhibition | Midlands

Kimberly Knagg responds to the Apples and Snakes 35th anniversary exhibition and chats about her poetry life in Birmingham. As part of our Poetry Pioneers exhibition Aliyah Hasinah, our producer in the Midlands, commissioned three new poetry videos.

We’ve all Felt That – Daisy Edwards

This poetry film-short was created by Apples and Snakes and emerging spoken word artist Daisy Edwards for Power Plant in collaboration with Pippa Riddick, a documentary film-maker with extensive experience working with poets. Power Plant is Apples and Snakes’ poetry masterclasses series, delivered by established practitioners, designed to cover specific facets of the life of dedicated spoken word artist, addressing both creative and the professional skills.