T. S. Eliot said that we feel before we understand, so the more that we can energise language, through movement and voice colour - what I call 'pumping up the language' - the more that feelings will engage and understandings will follow.

SCHOOLS

Mike Smith  - Rhythm & Rhyme  


 

I call what I do Rhythm & Rhyme.

 

However, for someone to refer to it recently as a 'brand of entertainment' .... well, it made my day!

Hepworth V.H., W. Yorkshire

Eastrington, E. Yorkshire

Rowley Manor, E. Yorkshire

Howden WI, E. Yorkshire

Carlton WI, N. Yorkshire

Airmyn, E. Yorkshire

Goole Flower Arrangers, E. Yorks

Northcliffe/Southcliffe WI, E. Yorks

Skipwith/N.Duffield V.H., N. Yorks

Snaith WI, E. Yorkshire

Bugthorpe V.H., N. Yorkshire

National School Gov'rs Conf, York

Swanland V.H., E. Yorkshire

Rotary Cabaret, E. Yorkshire

Laxton Lasses WI, E. Yorkshire

Millington V.H., N. Yorkshire

Barmby-Marsh Church, E. Yorks

South Cave/Wolds Rotary, E. Yorks

Beverley Rotary Club, E. Yorks

Humberside Federation / WIs

Howden Rotary Club, E. Yorks

Howden Probus, E. Yorks

Goole Rotary, E. Yorks

Snaith WI Christmas Party

Barmby-Marsh V.H., E. Yorks

Winteringham V.H., N. Lincs

New Holland WI, N. Lincs

Endsleigh Centre, Hull

Barton Rotary Club, N. Lincs

St Mary's Arts & Music Festival, Hull

Freedom Festival, Hull

Roxby WI, N. Lincolnshire

Howden Shire Hall Ball, E. Yorkshire

English Muse Coffee Shop, Hull

Thorne Rotary Ladies Night, S. Yorks

Wyke 6th Form College, Hull

Kingswood School, Hull

Kirton in Lindsay WI, N. Lincs

Endsleigh Centre, Hull

Swanland Festival, E. Yorkshire

A.W.A.K.E. U3A, E. Yorkshire

Wold Newton WI, N. E. Lincolnshire

Wardlow Church Dinner, N. Derbyshire

UNICEF Fund-Raiser, Howden, E. Yorks

Barmby & Hook Centenary, E. Yorkshire

Doncaster Women's Lunch Club, S. Yorks

Arts Safari, Hull

Thorne Rotary, S. Yorkshire

N. Cave WI, E. Yorkshire

Howden Minster (Concert Season), E. Yorks

Rhythm & Rhyme - Howden, E. Yorkshire (2015ff)

A Bit of a Christmas Do, Howden, E. Yorkshire

Howden Show

Hull Folk Festival

Howden Sacred Heart Church, E. Yorks

Cruse Bereavement Service, Hull

Hemingborough V.H. N. Yorkshire

Snaith & District Historical Sty, E. Yorks

Keyingham V.H. Xmas Dinner, E. Yorkshire

Junction Arts Centre, Goole, E. Yorkshire

Fern Bank Court Residential, S. Yorkshire

Holme on Spalding Moor V.H., E. Yorkshire

Hanover Court Residential, E. Yorkshire

Goole Cancer Group, E. Yorkshire

Humbs/Lincs W.I., Worlaby, N. Lincs

Hemingborough V. H., N. Yorkshire

Junction Arts, Goole, E. Yorkshire

Howden Comedy Night, E. Yorkshire

Two East Yorkshire Birthday 'Do's'

Market Weighton Ladies Lunch Club, E. Yorks

Junction Arts, Goole, E. Yorkshire

Market Weighton, Country Women, E. Yorks

Isle of Axholme U3A, N. Lincolnshire

Brigg Live Arts Fest, N. Lincolnshire

Faldingworth & District WI, N. Lincs

Scunthorpe W.I., N. Lincolnshire

Weelsby W.I. Birthday 'Do', N.E.Lincs

Scunthorpe 'Heart to Heart', N. Lincs

Barrow Arts Week, N. Lincolnshire

Snaith Men's Group, E. Yorkshire

Eastrington V.H., E. Yorkshire

Bottesford W.I., N. Lincolnshire

Howden Rotary Club, E. Yorkshire

Howden Shire Hall, E. Yorkshire

Goldthorpe WI, S. Yorkshire

 

Market Weighton Over-55s, E.Yorks

Broughton Ladies Country Club, N. Lincs

Goole Cancer Support Group, E. York

Scotton WI, Lincolnshire

Pollington Country Women's Assoc, East Yorks

Rippingale V.H., Lincolnshire

Firbeck WI, Rotherham

Spalding Rotary, Lincolnshire

Armthorpe Golf Club, Donc, SYorksFed WIs (1)

Wortley Hall, Sheffield, SYorksFed WIs (2)

Goole Cancer Support

Balby WI, Doncaster

Kilnsea Christmas Folk, East Yorkshire

Withernsea Meths' Christmas Party, East Yorks

Cottingham U3A, East Yorkshire

Howden W.I., East Yorkshire

Howden & District U3A, East Yorkshire

                                                     HEALTH WARNING        Poems can permanently alter the state of your mind.

Playing With Words!

 

"For dressing down,” Ma shouted,

“You deserve a dressing down!

Dressing up, my dear,

Is simply not a dressing gown!”

 

 

 

 

mikesmith@mypostoffice.co.uk

Mike Smith

'Rhythm & Rhyme - With Time for a Song'

For audiences of all ages