Alex is a Birmingham-based pianist, composer, producer and arranger whose work covers a breadth of genres. Current projects include the nine-piece pop-fusion band Argle Bargle and producing music for singer-songwriter Laura Goldthorp.
Anna O’Brien of Face to Face Storytellers is a professional Storyteller and works in educational and community settings delivering dynamic performances and workshops both for adults and children. She is fascinated by the power of stories for transformational change.
Grant Holden is a Scottish filmmaker specialising in stop-motion animation. His work tends to focus on character-driven storytelling set within mundane scenarios. His work has been shown locally in Edinburgh, publicised nationally on BBC Radio 5 Live’s ‘Kermode and Mayo’s Film Review Show’, and screened internationally at several animation festivals.
Hannah Kelly is an artist and writer living in Edinburgh. She has published her short stories and illustrations in magazines in the UK and America. She is currently writing and illustrating a novel for young teenagers.
Jessica Wood is a poet born and raised in Sheffield but now based in Birmingham. She writes about themes from the political to personal drawing on her perspectives as a mixed-race woman living in the UK.
Liam Rotheram is chiefly an Illustrator (versed in all visual fields), and a fan of the peculiar stories your friends said they dreamt last night. His illustrative language has an uncanny normality, depicting daily lives, mixed with that special something. A pinch of stretched limbs, a dash of impossible angles.
Mr Ekow is a Croydon-based Hip Hop artist, with a style that simultaneously calls back to the golden era, whilst bringing something fresh and new to the plate.
Since 2015, Glasgow-based electronic outfit Tongues have been capturing audiences with hook-laden, anthemic, and visually immersive live shows. Drawing on electronic, alternative and synth-pop influences, their music has been compared to Alt-J, Hot Chip, MGMT and Caribou.