Feedback from our community poetry workshops at Brighton Dome:


RoyPoet-9“I’m completely new to this. I’m very pleased with the amount I learnt today. From knowing nothing to understanding the beginnings of this art – I can continue with confidence on my own or with others”

“Very enjoyable and informative. Excellent facilitator.”

“Warm and encouraging teaching style Informative and relaxed environment professional but friendly and reassuring Brilliant!”

“There should be more of these workshops – supportive environment encourages learning, builds confidence”



Critical feedback from our theatre production

Darwin’s Nose:

‘Like a Molotov cocktail with the zing and the bite of a Martini chaser – funny, bright, touching, merciless.’  What’s On Stage

‘Classy stuff… unfailingly elegant… blazingly powerful.’ The Scotsman

‘Quietly exquisite . . . political anger with a human face… chock-full of wisdom and experience.’ The Herald

Audience feedback from our Events & Youtube poetry postings:

“Very moving. It’s powerful. I don’t think anyone listening to this could fail to get the message”

“Just beautiful Thank you very much.”

“I´ve been listening to them. They are brilliant. A real treat!!”

“The material and performance are fabulous and would fill the Albert Hall So super sharp and animated”

“So cutting edge”

“My favourite line was about the “old smile that you could warm your hands on” Powerful indeed – you could hear a pin drop”

And finally, some feedback from Varndean School Brighton:

“Absolutely inspirational – Robbie Mitchell” – Head of Music

“I loved joining in with the poet – it was really fun” – Yr 7 girl

“When the man read out my poem I felt really proud” – Yr 7 boy

“It made me think about writing some more myself” – Yr 7 girl