Book A Poet

From Apples and Snakes

Resource type: Author events

Price band: ££

Key stage: KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5

Region(s): All of UK

Book a Poet is a service provided by Apples and Snakes to help schools and educational settings organise in-school and virtual spoken word poetry events.

Book a Poet works with all age groups and can suggest poets for a wide range of events, from whole school assemblies to targeted workshops for smaller groups. The team provides expert advice to help schools develop a clear outline for a visit and find the right poet to meet the needs of their pupils.

Cost: from £275 + VAT for a half day workshop (indicative price only as prices may vary for each artist)

About Apples and Snakes: Apples and Snakes is a registered charity dedicated to championing spoken word poetry. Its mission is to support poets at all stages of their careers, to amplify unheard voices and challenge expectations of what poetry can be.

Literacy Hive Likes:

  • Apples and Snakes is the UK’s leading spoken word organisation and has 40 years’ experience of  working with poets and schools to deliver bespoke spoken word poetry projects and workshops.
  • Poet-led INSET training to develop teachers’ confidence in delivery poetry is also available.
  • Explore the library of performance videos and blogs from spoken word poets for more insights and inspiration.

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