• On Poets Against Racism With Manjit Sahota

    Fatima Bobboyi Manjit Sahota is a poet and the co-founder of Poets Against Racism. In this interview, Fatima talks to Manjit about the inspiration and mission of Poets Against Racism, his recent climate change performance and some of his work. My interview with Mr Sahota didn’t quite go as...
  • Does Art Make Us Human?

    In the book I read for GCSE ‘Never Let Me Go’ by Kazou Ishiguro, the antagonists are clones who are strongly encouraged to do art as children in their dystopian school. As adults they go looking for answers as to why their art was so sacred and are met...
  • Why The Lake District Should Be On Everyone’s Bucket List

    Joseph Holmes-Milner A recent survey by fuel brand JET asked 2000 drivers to rank their favourite UK road trips and, unsurprisingly, the Lake District ranked first. I was fortunate enough to go with my family this August. For the last 25 years, my dad has celebrated his birthday weekend...
  • Creative Corner showcase: Space

    March's poetry showcase explores 'space'- from outer space to birds taking off......
  • Creative Corner Showcase: Awakening

    As spring draws closer, Impact’s poets explore the theme of awakening, whether new beginnings or awakening to the reality of an ending... ...
  • 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....