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Cobalt Studios, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Poetry Writing Workshop with JACOB SAM-LA ROSE   (Blood Axe Books) 


JACOB SAM-LA ROSE is an Internationally admired poet, performer and educator. His enthusiasm for using poetry as a tool for education and interaction has made him a renowned and inspirational figure in poetry and educational communities alike. He has developed spoken word programme with organisations such as the British Council, the National Theatre, the Arvon Foundation, the Roundhouse, the Barbican, and Apples & Snakes.
“A one-man literary industry…passionate about poetry and its power to change people’s lives.” (Patrick Neate)

Ahead of his performance at our monthly BORN LIPPY event,  Jacob Sam-La Rose will also be running this Poetry writing workshop. This workshop is open to everyone- for those who love or hate poetry, who have never written before or just want to develop their writing further. Give it a try.

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Cobalt Studios

Boyd Street

Newcastle upon Tyne



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Cobalt Studios

Cobalt consists of 14 artists studios, an arts venue, a top floor hot design space in development (grants pending!) and a backyard with loads of potential for a point in the future when the main building is finished. Cobalt Studios is a not for profit arts community interest organisation that we set up to nurture and support culture and community. We do this by providing the following services; • Access to affordable or free space for artists/organisations on low incomes to nurture and safeguard cultural endeavour • Access to audiences for affordable or free cultural activity • Providing education activities • Providing apprenticeship and training opportunities as well as the creation of voluntary posts and jobs