Doing Anything Nice This Summer?
It's been a while since the last Jaybird performance (Ovid's Heroines, in Nottingham, in the Spring, in a snowstorm), but there's plenty of backstage action keeping us busy at the moment.
The Inn Crowd - this is a project run by Applause Rural Touring, Creative Arts East, Writers' Centre Norwich and New Writing South, designed to find and promote new live literature performances in pub venues in the east of England. Jaybird is working with WCN in particular to scout new shows and work on the production process to bring new shows to the bar.
Guy's Cancer Centre - we devised a project for the patients, staff and visitors of this new treatment centre in London Bridge and spent a week making more than 2,000 origami poetry pigeons with them, each one carrying a message. The book of the project is on its way.
A New Tour for 2018? - the idea is there. The R&D money from the Arts Council (thanks to 'em!) is there. The poets are in place, as is the concept. Can we pull it off? There's lot's to do still, but keep your fingers crossed and we'll let you know!