Scroll through to see a selection of our completed projects

(We are working to get all of our projects back online – please bear with us)


Surge – Jay Bernard

Surge is a poetic performance explorating of what came after the 1981 New Cross Fire using poetry, archive film and audio. Find out more…


Another Great Night Out – Joshua Idehen

A project documenting and remembering lost community spaces of London as gentrification swallows up creative venues – starting with Passing Clouds. Find out more…


Writing the Everyday Stories of a Diverse Britain – Colin Grant

Journalist, historian and award-winning author Colin Grant work with older people from Caribbean communities to help the Windrush Generation tell their own stories. Find out more…


A Windrush Legacy – Anthony Joseph

In 2018, Anthony Joseph published and toured Kitch, his fictionalised biography of calypso legend Lord Kitchener, to tie in with the 70th anniversary of the Empire Windrush’s arrival in Britain. Find out more…


Mixtape – Nick Makoha and Roger Robinson

Poets and friends Nick Makoha and Roger Robinson created a show using the music, art, culture and family influences that shape their lives to present their poetry. Find out more…


Breaking Ground: Celebrating Writers of Colour

A booklet resource featuring 200 of the best contemporary British writers of colour, and international showcases of a selection of those writers in six European countries. Find out more…


Breaking Ground USA

The beginning of our Breaking Ground project: taking 10 black British writers on two tours to the East and West Coasts of the USA. Find out more…


Poetry Parnassus UK Tour

When the London 2012 Olympics brought a poet from every Olympic country to the capital, Speaking Volumes took at group of them further afield. Find out more…



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