About us

Wordsmith delivers performance poetry projects to schools.

Wordsmith has established relationships with many aspiring Manchester primary schools, academies and 6th form colleges.

During this process we have inspired over 12,000 students from year 7 to 11, Developing students passion for writing, exploring emotional landscapes and the possibilities for the arts as a sustainable, enriching career.

Wordsmith believes that the arts can be educational, entertaining and transformative.

Wordsmith sister project is Young Identity we work in collaboration to offer legacy to the young people we encounter in schools.

Wordsmith and Young Identity together also host Ode. A monthly open mic night platform with opportunities for manchester ever burgeoning hotbed of young poets can gain longer slots by rocking the audience. Ode also have a live Jam band Ode:eep and guest music and poetry acts.