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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Caught by the River at The Good Life Experience 2017

19 May 2017 // Events

The Good Life Experience, Hawarden, Flintshire Friday 15 – Sunday 17 September, 2017 It is with deep joy that we share the full lineup for our stage at this year’s Good Life Experience. Our final festival engagement of the summer is the brainchild of Charlie and Caroline Gladstone, Cerys Matthews and Steve ‘Abbo’ Abbot, and […]

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Poetry, Pals & Finger-Pickin’ Goodness

9 May 2017 // Events

Photos: Wendy Barrett We’ve been so up to our necks in top drawer content this last couple of weeks that we’ve not yet managed to thank everyone involved in making April’s sold out Neu! Reekie! event happen. Thanks, then, to everyone whose energies went into organising, performing at, and attending our Little Portland Street shindig. […]

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Neu! Reekie! – Festival of Counter Culture

17 April 2017 // Events

Chuffed to be involved in this Neu! Reekie! take-over at Hull 2017 UK City of Culture. Our part of the programme is from 3:30pm on Sunday 4 June. Representing on the day will be MC John Andrews, Martha Sprackland, Will Burns and Adelle Stripe. Ticket information and event details can be found here. The full […]

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