What’s Coming Up in February?

After the dragging on of January, we have finally made it to February! This means that the year should go a lot faster from this point on, and that we are focusing on love at YPI. That's right; it's all about different aspects of love for us this month, which makes us really happy, because … Continue reading What’s Coming Up in February?

Bravery Shown at a Special Poetic Insight

There are instances at Young People Insight that truly blow me away and make all the work I put in feel more worthwhile than anything in the world.  This month's Poetic Insight was one of those. On November 27th, Poetic Insight came to Urban XChange Bar and Grill for the first time, which I was … Continue reading Bravery Shown at a Special Poetic Insight

Back on Our Black Ish at Poetic Insight

We were back on our Black Ish at Poetic Insight on October 30th, to mark Black History Month.  This was one of my favourite editions of Poetic Insight last year, and this year was no different.  It was a brilliant way to bring Poetic Insight back after the break. First onstage was the amazing Zhanai, … Continue reading Back on Our Black Ish at Poetic Insight

Another Beautiful Night at Poetic Insight: Mental Health 2018

Wrapping up May's focus on mental health was Poetic Insight on the 29th.  This was an event I was really looking forward to after last year's raw, beautiful Poetic Insight: Mental Health, and this year delivered another beautiful night, despite being different to the last one. Clouds were covering up the shining sun from May … Continue reading Another Beautiful Night at Poetic Insight: Mental Health 2018

Poetry Meets Conversation at Poetic Insight

We continued this month's focus on violence at Poetic Insight on April 24th, which brought together powerful poetry with more compelling conversation. Mahmoud returned to the Poetic Insight stage, again sharing poetry he wrote after getting inspired on the night.  He dropped some strong, thought-provoking lines with his own style. Paul Point graced our stage … Continue reading Poetry Meets Conversation at Poetic Insight

First Timers Take Over Poetic Insight Stage

It was all about the first timers at Poetic Insight on March 27th, as most of the poets on the night were either taking to our stage for the first time or sharing their poems with an audience for the very first time.  This made me extremely happy, as I love welcoming new talent to … Continue reading First Timers Take Over Poetic Insight Stage

Celebrating Two Years at Poetic Insight

One thing that remains constant about Young People Insight is that I never know what to expect - apart from being sure of dynamic conversation at The Kickback and being inspired at Poetic Insight. Any thoughts or notions I had about Poetic Insight on January 30th completely went out the window once the event finally … Continue reading Celebrating Two Years at Poetic Insight