SHOULDER TO SHOULDER

About 30 prisoners, a clutch of staff and 20 outside guests squashed into The Board Room at HMP Springhill last night to watch the culmination of our performance poetry workshops facilitated by Euton Daley on the theme of friendship. There were certainly nerves...

HMP Springhill Residency

Here is one of the pieces of work from the men involved in the spoken word workshops with Euton Daley.   It takes a lot of work A lot of work To craft your style But it’s healthy Makes you live longer IT fills you with happiness Politeness Love and respect...
A Koestler Silver Award

A Koestler Silver Award

21 residents from HMP Springhill have been awarded a prestigious 2017 Koestler Silver award for their film The 360° Man, which was facilitated by Kestrel Theatre Company. Congratulations to all the writers, actors and filmmakers.
Great start to our weekly residency at HMP Springhill

Great start to our weekly residency at HMP Springhill

Great start to our weekly residency at HMP Springhill. Over a period of 8 weeks Kestrel is collaborating with the brilliant Euton Daley, performance poet, DJ and artist who is leading evening sessions with a group of residents on performance poetry. Once introductions...
Nomination for a Butler Trust Award

Nomination for a Butler Trust Award

We are delighted to announce that Arabella Warner has been nominated for a prestigious Butler Trust Award. The Butler Trust was set up in memory of the reforming Home Secretary Rab Butler, with awards given to people who have done outstanding work in the criminal...
World premiere of The 360° Man – June 11th 2017

World premiere of The 360° Man – June 11th 2017

Immediately the film was over, what the audience wanted to know was simple: what happened to Ritchie? It was a testament to the story-telling abilities of the team behind 360° Man that the crowd gathered in Springhill prison’s cafeteria to watch a special screening of...