The clocks have gone forward and the sun is shining longer, which means that spring is officially here! Spring is a great season, with beautiful blossoms blowing in the air and of course, more great YPI events. You're going to love what we've got in store for you this month. The Kickback We've got another … Continue reading What’s Coming Up in April?
Our activities in March finished with Poetic Insight on March 26th, focusing on the theme of Respect. A word so powerful was bound to lead to a variety of interpretations of the word, which was the case, making it a very interesting night. Our founder, Shaniqua, opened the event with a powerful poem about women, … Continue reading All About Respect at Poetic Insight
It was our final event of the year on December 18th, as we came together in Urban XChange Bar & Grill to look back at 2018, and make plans for moving forward in 2019. As it was the final event of the year, we of course had poetry and spoken word as well, bringing The … Continue reading Looking Back on 2018 as we Move Forward to 2019
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
There was a double dose of Poetic Insight in July, as our regular monthly night took place on July 31st after coming to Thornton Heath Arts Week (THAW) for the first time two weeks prior. I love poetry, so it was great to have two poetry events to see out Young People Insight's activities before … Continue reading Pure Fire from Young Talent at Poetic Insight
Poetic Insight came to Thornton Heath for the first time on July 17th, as part of Thornton Heath Arts Week. I was really excited for this event, not only because Poetic Insight was branching out, but because it was coming to the place I call home. I can proudly say that I am born, raised … Continue reading Poetic Insight Comes to Thornton Heath Arts Week
Continuing with this month's focus on Mental Health, we have a poem from Kennedy Coombs, a Weymouth-based rapper and poet. How can I cope with this devil on my shoulder, The heat is on but its making me colder, When I was younger it hoped I’d grow older, Started off small now it’s heavier than … Continue reading Guest Post: In The End