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The Cracker


Through a narrow alleyway you enter ‘The Cracker’; rolling grass lined with blackberries and stinging nettles. Motorbikes, peds and quads bark loudly at all times of day. The boys race them until they burn out, perfecting the art of the wheelie. The girls nestle around small fires despite the baking summer sun. Here, everyone knows […]

Tipton Tales


  As a starting point, I took a wander around Tipton and made notes about the things I saw and heard. Walking, for me, is an important part of the creative process. Poems form themselves as I walk. From my notes I produced Tipton: Figure of Eight, a poem that takes the reader, an imagined […]

Who says women don’t like football

NEWS : July 11, 2018

On the night of England’s semi-finals, we’re delighted to join the football fever and share with you Emma Purshouse’s first poem from Tipton Tales, her new commission with Multistory. “I’m delighted to be working for Multistory on this project.  I’ve just written my first poem for ‘Tipton Tales’.  It’s fairly topical.   I wrote it based on notes […]