At theBigBuzz I bring poetry to life. What does that mean, exactly? Well, have a look through these videos and you’ll start to get a flavour. Or head over to my YouTube channel to see more of my videos.
STOP PRESS: During the COVID-19 pandemic I’ve been creating a series of special ‘learning through laughter, rhythm and rhyme’ nature poem videos to help you and your kids/pupils learn more about the minibeasts and birds you’re likely to see where you are. And there are some poetry videos about the seasons too. They’re labelled ‘Lockdown Nature’ – but they’re equally valid out of lockdown! Watch these videos here.
It’s showtime! Here’s a selection of clips from past performances, to give you an idea of what I get up to. (When we’re not in COVID lockdown, that is!)
Here’s a poem for you to perform about nestbuilding (from my book Flying High! Discover the poetry in British birds):
Join in with this poem about scrunching through the snow. (You can download a pdf of the text of this poem here.)
Here’s a Christmas Robin poem from my Flying High! book.
Join in with this poem, celebrating the wonderful activity that is scrunching through piles of autumn leaves. (You can download a pdf of the text of this poem here.)
Here’s the last of my series of ‘Lockdown Nature’ videos from the first 2020 lockdown. (Watch the rest of them here.)
At the P-Factor 2018 Grand Final, inspiring the children ahead of their performances:
An excerpt from my Flying High! show at Birdfair 2018:
They want to frack near here. #WeSaidNo
Here’s a poem filmed at the launch event for my new book Flying High!
Next is a poem for anyone in need of a little motivation. You *can* do it!
More literary limerick quizzes here.