Literature & Spoken Word

Seaside special – postcards from the edge

There is an exciting opportunity for five new writers to be published in a ...

‘All Change’ with debut author Jill Reidy

altBlackpool’s Clancy Mason catches up with photographer and debut author Jill Reidy to find ...

Animal antics at Wordpool Family Day

It’s the 11th Wordpool event and there is no slackening of the pace in bringing ...

Cure Your Itch At Scratch

One of the first things I was taught when I moved to Blackpool back ...

Blackpool Libraries Wordpool Festival Gallery

Blackpool Libraries very own literacy festival, Wordpool “happened” last week. A word based extravaganza ...

Wordpool’s New Festival of Written Word 

Blackpool’s popular literature festival Wordpool is welcoming a new addition to its programme: Festival of ...

Pub Poets: Big Charlie Poet Interview

Cometh the month, cometh the 1st Sunday, cometh the Pub Poets Speakeasy, for another ...

Interview: Michael Morpurgo, Running Wild

One of the best things about writing for altBlackpool – apart from getting the ...

ReVerb

How To Starve an Artist – The Film

A few months ago I was asked to shoot a local poetry session, at ...