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TVAF 25 Year Celebration – Dementia Spoken Word Piece

A post from Setpember 2016 mentions the  TVAF Dementia Poetry Project The video below shows the performance piece staged as part of the TVAF 25 year celebrations at The Lights in Andover on Thursday 17th November. Thanks to Anna Carr

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Elemental Dialogues – Water, Mottisfont, 24 Sept to 9 Oct

I was lucky enough to catch this on what was originally planned to be its penultimate day (30th Sept ), and to also have a chance meeting with filmmaker Anna Cady.  This installation came about through various poets being asked

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TVAF Dementia Poetry Project


As part of the celebration of 25 years of the Test Valley Arts Foundation, today I was leading a group of poets in collecting stories and reminiscences from dementia patients and their carers. We will be using this material to

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