Creative Care

Student Rebecca Holderness, reading from L.M. Montgomery, from Anne of Green Gables.

Students from the Department of English, History & Creative Writing have created a series of recordings, reading their favourite poems and passages from prose fiction as part of the ‘Creative Care’ project, set up by Dr James Byrne.

Care home staff and the wider community can listen to all of the recordings, either as a complete playlist on anchor.fm or individually.

The recordings are between five and ten minutes long and include famous authors of poetry and prose fiction, selected by our students.

A full list of the recordings and their corresponding authors can be found below.

Visit the anchor.fm website to play all podcasts

BA Creative Writing students

Lucy Barrett

Edward Lear (various poems).

Listen to Lucy


David Colebourne

Robert Frost, The Road not Taken’, Franz Kafka, from Metamorphosis, Alexander Dumas, from The Three Musketeers.

Listen to David


Ellie Morris

PG Wodehouse, ‘Joy in the Morning’, Frank L. Baum, from The Wizard of Oz.

Listen to Ellie


Rebecca Holderness

L.M. Montgomery, from Anne of Green Gables.

Listen to Rebecca


Samantha Tidd

Kenneth Grahame, from The Wind in the Willows.

Listen to Samantha

MA Creative Writing students

Tom Davies Rapson

William Wordsworth, from ‘Prelude’, John Keats ‘To Autumn’ and various poems from Emily Dickinson.

Listen to Tom


Laura Strong

Charlotte Bronte, Jane Eyre.

Listen to Laura

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