B A Johnston, Sex Jokes, Sophie Sparham – live review

In a slick of spilt lager B A Johnston takes a running knee-slide, prostrated in front of a holding-their-nerve but not their laughter crowd as he hollers down the mic. Read More …

Sophie Sparham: Please Mind The Gap – book review

Derbyshire poet, author, and spoken word artist Sophie Sparham completed a creative and busy 2017 with the release of a debut poetry collection Please Mind The Gap, at the start Read More …

Author Sophie Sparham launches ‘Books Not Booze’ initiative

Author and poet Sophie Sparham has launched her Books Not Booze¬†initiative to contribute to tackling mental health issues through focus on reading. Sparham, whose debut collection of poetry is due Read More …

Season of film and spoken word from Derby QUAD and Derbyshire LGBT+

A season of film at Derby QUAD and a spoken word event by Derbyshire LGBT+ will run to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in the Read More …