Shadows & Reflections: Martha Sprackland

2 January 2016 // Shadows & Reflections

Shadows and Reflections: the annual collection of postings where Caught by the River’s contributors and friends take a look back on the events that have shaped the past twelve months. Today it’s the turn of Martha Sprackland: In January I got married and moved north of the river, into a damp basement flat near the […]

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Risk: a poem by Martha Sprackland

1 November 2015 // Poetry

As you would catch a rolling bottle before it fell As you might swerve the bike before a jutting root, and cycle on As you pull a pan of onions from the heat just as they start to catch or a spark springs the campfire, nestles into leaves and glows, and is stamped out As […]

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Port Eliot: our daily schedule

18 July 2017 // Port Eliot Festival

With Port Eliot festival almost upon us, we thought the ticket holders amongst you would appreciate a look at the daily schedules for our stage. We’re pretty sure this is solid and we don’t expect any changes, but do keep an eye on the blackboards out front for any updates over the weekend. In addition […]

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Faber Social presents: Poetry

7 June 2017 // Events //Poetry

On Monday 3 July, Caught by the River poet-in-residence and all round great gal Martha Sprackland hosts the next Faber Social, taking place at The Social on Little Portland Street. She’s put together a fantastic programme for the evening, with readings from Kayo Chingonyi, Sophie Collins, Amina Jama, Melissa Lee-Houghton, Zaffar Kunial, and André Naffis-Sahely. […]

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February: a poem by Will Burns

31 May 2017 // Poetry

I could forget it all on evenings like this– your names, addresses, even our relations. Everything could be taken from me by the lights of the city in this kind of weather. The process has something to do with the buildings, but there is also the matter of all the people. How many there are… […]

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