Josie Moon

Poet, Musician and Educator

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It’s Been A While

sun & planets

The Solar System, by Vivienne May 

I have made New Year Resolutions, and perhaps one of them should have been to write more frequent blogs and to keep people better informed as to the progress of projects and work.  However, there are only so many hours in a day and it has been an intensely busy time in terms of simply getting work completed and projects up and running.

Let’s Go To Space!

The first big project of 2019 has -pardon the pun -now taken off.  Let’s Go To Space is launched – you can see the theme here. The book, songs, Youtube channel, workshops are all ready and the La Luna/Grimsby Jazz Projects team will be in NEL primary schools from Monday 14th January with the story of Cosmo and Carrie and their exciting space adventure.  With original artwork from Vivienne May and a range of fun props, sound effects and surprises, this project promises to be a magical treat for the area’s 6-7 year olds.

Poetry Cafes and Events

The La Luna Poetry Cafe plus the various open mic evenings, workshops and library events are underway and between now and April we have local, regional and national poets performing in Grimsby and Cleethorpes , thanks to grants from Arts Council England and The Society of Chief Librarians.  All dates will shortly be visible on the calendar page of the website.  I am particularly excited to be welcoming Andrew Graves, Antony Dunn and Patience Agbabi to Cleethorpes over the next three months and look forward to their performances.  It’s a real privilege to be in a position to be able to bring such great talent to the area.

patience agbabi photo - wife of bafa

Patience Agbabi 

Antony Dunn Reading

Antony Dunn on his last visit to Grimsby

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