September 14, 2016

When should an artist work for free? 

"Never." This is what I hear a lot, especially from other artists. But is this always feasible? Is there paid work out there? Whether or not it is right or wrong, we live in a society that does not value art  and artists at the same...

September 9, 2016

  

Yesterday we launched Poetry in Commotion. This event, a collaborative effort from Poetry to Succeed and the Foundation for Essex Arts, saw a plethora of poetic talent descend on Basildon's Towngate theatre to share their words. In an age of sound bites, snapcha...

August 31, 2016

We teachers do not use the same calendar as humans. Your calendar may run from January to December, but our one runs from September to July. August is a blur. Yes we've heard it all before, we get paid for sitting on our butts and watching day time TV for six weeks. (T...

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