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Phrased & Confused is back! And Liverpool-bound…

It’s been a while, but we’re delighted to say Phrased & Confused, our Spoken Word and Music project, is back this Autumn after a couple of years R&R! We’ve teamed up with our friends at Unity Theatre in Liverpool to curate a P&C-influenced season of the very best mix of spoken word and music around. […]Read More

Phrased & Confused festival commissions announced

After working through some 75 proposals from poets around the country, we?re really pleased to announce that we?ve commissioned Joshua Idehen, Sifundo & Jamal Msebele, Hannah Silva & Alexis Kirke and Sound of Rum to create new material for the Phrased & Confused stage at Summer Sundae Weekender (14-16 August 2009).   Find out more about […]Read More

Phrased & Confused video

We had a blast at the Summer Sundae Weekender in Leicester this summer with our Phrased & Confused stage project 2008. We?re hugely excited that we can now share a short film with you that captures the experience. It contains everything from live music and spoken word performances to some back stage interviews and feedback […]Read More

Phrased and Confused pictures

This August the hub was invited to produce Phrased and Confused at the Summer Sundae Weekender 2008 in Leicester. We had a ball with some inspirational performances and some hugely appreciative audiences. Below you find a slideshow of some of our festival highlights. Watch this space; we?ll publish a short movie featuring our commissioned artists […]Read More

Phrased and Confused at Summer Sundae

After ploughing through some eighty-odd proposals, we?re really pleased to announce that we?ve commissioned Jean Binta Breeze, Aoife Mannix & Janie Armour, Andy Craven-Griffiths and Mark Grist & MC Mixy to create new material especially for the Phrased & Confused festival stage at Summer Sundae Weekender 8th-10th August 2008. Visit to find all details.Read More

Phrased & Confused

Phrased & Confused puts poets and musicians together to create gorgeous lyrical feasts for music lovers and secret wordsmiths alike. Since 2004, we’ve produced 3 national tours, have developed a regular presence on the festival circuit, and commissioned 20 new pieces of work.Read More