• 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...
  • Poems For Making Sense of Freshers

    Coming to university and being a Fresher is both exhilarating and daunting. Impact’s art editor Lauren offers six poems that encapsulate the experiences of freshers and starting university. Literature has always held a power in using language to express experience and capture what it is to be human. I’ve...
  • Creative Corner Showcase: ‘Chances’

    September's poetry showcase explores chances. Impact's poets have come up with a range of poems: from taking a chance and believing in yourself, taking chances in a relationship or reflecting on the lack of a second chance to save the planet. ...
  • Creative Corner Showcase: ‘Discovery’

    As midpoint of summer, filled by weeks of relaxing, August is rife for making discoveries. Whether discovering new places, people, music, holiday destinations during the summer period, or learning something about yourself. This month’s poems mirror each other: one a discovery of memories at the sight of a person,...