Author Archive for Jo

One hell of a birth!

The alarm went off at 7am, the night before we were pinning up photos to our ‘Sundown timeline’ and blowing up balloons in the community centre, then it was suddenly 7.30am and I was buttering rolls, I’d promised rolls and…

Sundown 10th Birthday All-Dayer!

This Autumn, Sundown Arts turns 10 years old – yes we”ll have been running for 10 years, putting on affordable, sometimes FREE, unique and interesting arts events – for 10 bloody YEARS!!  Many other organisers over the years have said…

Workshop thanks

Just a quick thank-you to all those who turned up to our Performance Poetry workshop, it was lovely to have met you all and hear your fantastic poems.  I hope it was of some use to you all, we look…

Rayleigh Windmill time again!

  Rayleigh Arts Festival is back!  Which means Sundown in the Rayleigh Windmill is back!  We’ll be putting together our usual open-mic poetry evening where we invite writers, poets, from all walks of life to come along and read/perform with…

Performance Poetry Workshop for Adults

Are you an aspiring poet?  Would you like more confidence with reading your poems aloud onstage?  Are you looking for tips & advice on how to better your performance and where to use it afterwards?  Well, we can help you! …

Nice day in the Village.

So here we are again, another post-Village Green feeling, we all spend so much time planning, organising, meeting, that we never actually think it will get here and then BOOM it does, and you find yourself sweating in a hot…

Sundown recommend Tailspin Design

I love designing flyers and posters for Sundown, but I am rubbish at Photoshop so often we work with a graphic designer.  They help us take our ideas and put them into print or, art, I should also say. We’ve…