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Apples and Snakes is a registered charity no. 294030. Public funds and donations enable us to bring poetry to communities across England. Your support is essential to our education work in schools, prisons and hospitals and the next generation of poets.




In 2015/16, Apples and Snakes:

  • Reached a total live audience of over 43,000
  • Engaged nearly 30,000 people through participation and outreach
  • Provided just under 1000 training and development opportunities
  • Delivered events, participation projects & artist development
  • Reached audiences of over 70,000 through our website
  • Worked with pupils & teachers in hundreds of schools
  • Delivered participatory work in prisons, Youth Offender Institutions & hospitals
  • Developed partnership projects with 33 libraries in 11 London boroughs


Each year Apples and Snakes' small, dedicated team works hard to raise half of our turnover through donations and grants – everything raised is used to support our various activities and keep our prices affordable. 


We take this opportunity to thank the following Trusts and Foundations for their support:

The Heritage Lottery Fund
The European Cultural Foundation
The Garfield Weston Foundation
The Garrick Trust
Cockayne Grants for the Arts
The London Community Foundation
The Esmée Fairbairn Foundation
The John Ellerman Foundation

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