• Creative Corner Showcase: ‘Reflections’

    At the start of a new decade, it’s easy to set lots of resolutions and look ahead. But this month our poets turn to their reflections for inspiration in Emily Hall’s aptly-named ’20-20 vision’ and Lauren Winson’s poems on the power of memory.  20-20 vision My 20-20 vision is...
  • Album Review: Umbilica – Where The Land Meets The Ocean

    Where The Land Meets The Ocean is Umbilica’s first album and was released on September 21st 2019. Umbilica is a project by musician and writer Josephine Lewis, who wrote the album and performed the guitar, piano and vocals....
  • Creative Corner showcase: Growth

    Although the change in seasons means many animals are going into hibernation and trees are losing their leaves, the approaching end of year can also be a time for personal growth ahead of the new year. This month’s showcase explores ‘growth’, intertwining the natural and human words in poems...
  • Arts feature: A Quite Enormous Poetry event

    Jesse gives her thoughts on the bewitching and awe-inspiring evening of poetry at Nottingham Playhouse for their 'A Quite Enormous Poetry Event'....
  • Let’s Art-iculate! Spoken Word Society collaboration podcast

    Impact talks to the Poetry and Spoken Word Society in this collaboration podcast!  In Impact’s first podcast of the new year, Lauren talks with Phoebe Kate Wade and Sophie Jayne Horton from the university Poetry and Spoken Word Society about their plans for this year, the ins and outs...
  • Creative Corner showcase: ‘Darkness and light’

    Now the days are getting colder and darker earlier, this month’s theme explores darkness and light. Our poets have explored a variety of interpretations- from spooky Halloween-esque poems to different kinds of darkness.
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  • National Poetry Day Preview with Ben Norris

    Ahead of A Quite Enormous Poetry Event at Nottingham Playhouse, Lauren caught up with the evening’s host, Ben Norris, to find out more about the event and poets involved. Lauren: 2019 has been a big year for poetry in Nottingham, from the success of Nottingham Poetry Festival to this...