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Fringe of Colour are delighted to be hosting their first ever online arts festival, Fringe of Colour Films – an independent streaming service that will host over 40 films made by Black and Brown people / People of Colour throughout August 2020. Films will be released as weekly collections, each available for 7 days. Click here for more details and to learn how to subscribe. Our Engagement Coordinator (and poet and playwright) Hannah Lavery curated and directed a poetry series ‘I am sorry I am on mute’ for the festival. See Founder Jess Brough’s introduction here.
Edinburgh International Book Festival is online. If you haven’t already, head over to their website and sign up for reminders for when streamed events go live. Don’t worry if you miss them – they will remain on the viewer for you to catch up. For the Power of Poetry theme, you can go straight here.
And with our own forthcoming poetry anthology for Social Workers in mind, why not try this short course: Ways With Words Writing Retreat For Social Workers? It takes place from Monday 16 to Wednesday 18 November 2020 with John Glenday and Lousie Wallwein at Moniack Mhor? Places are fully funded. Click here for more details.