Diary

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January
24th Performance of poems with fellow author & illustrator Glenn Martin James – as ‘Roaming Poets’ at The (Un)Official Tour of Stoke event – Stoke-on-Trent (Meeting outside the Glebe pub, Stoke – 12 pm till 12.45pm & 1 pm till 1.45 pm)
   
March
29th School Visit for World Book Day performing a selection of poems/stories (mainly from my ‘I Don’t Want to Go to School’ Workshop) to KS1 & KS2 during assemblies – along with fellow Resident Author Glenn Martin James (postponed from World Book Day, 1st March due to snow) – Ellison Primary Academy, Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme
   
May
14th School Visit performing poems on the ‘Rainforest’ to Year 4 pupils – Ellison Primary Academy, Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme
   
June
21st School Visit delivering my ‘Guess the Animal’ Workshop performing animal stories and poems to Year 1 pupils – Ellison Primary Academy, Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme
25th Judging of Public Speaking Competition of both EYFS/KS1 & KS2 finals – Ellison Primary Academy, Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme
   
July  
13th School Visit delivering my ‘Poetry Can Be About Anything’ Workshop performing a selection of poems to show poetry’s diversity to Year 3 pupils – Ellison Primary Academy, Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme
   
September
8th Re-Launch of the St. Giles Heritage Churchyard Project ‘Heritage Trail and Education Pack’ – St Giles Church, Church St, Newcastle-under-Lyme ST5 1QS (on Heritage Open Day – 11.00 am till 3.00 pm).   

Angela and fellow author Glenn Martin James co-wrote and co-performed the Heritage Trail and co-wrote the ‘Engaging with History’ section of the Education Pack.

October
6th Kidz of Carerz ‘Sons and Daughters’ Event performing poetry and delivering a creative writing session as part of a unique event for Foster Carers’ own children to celebrate the contribution they make to the Fostering Service and the lives of Children in Care – King Street Studios, Newcastle-under-Lyme 
24th Cultural Education Conference & Tea Party – Stallholder at this cultural networking event for all teachers and educators – The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Bethesda Street, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 3DW (4.00 – 7.00 pm)
29th ‘Guess the Animal’ Children’s Half-Term Workshop delivering my ‘Guess the Animal’ Workshop performing animal stories and poems – The Brampton Museum, Brampton Park, Newcastle-under-Lyme, ST5 0QP (10.15 – 11.15 am)
31st ‘Spooky Spectacular’ Children’s Halloween Workshop performing spooky stories and poems (mainly from my ‘The Abandoned House’ Workshop) – along with fellow author & illustrator Glenn Martin James – Artisan Tap, 552 Hartshill Road, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 6AF (6.00 – 7.00 pm) 
   
November
17th Newcastle-under-Lyme Christmas Lights Switch On – performing stories and poems as ‘Roaming Victorian Storytellers’ during this popular event for the 3rd year running – along with fellow author & illustrator Glenn Martin James – Newcastle-under-Lyme Town Centre (12.00 – 5.30 pm)
TBC School Visit delivering my ‘Lest We Forget’ Workshop performing war poems to Year 5 pupils – Ellison Primary Academy, Wolstanton, Newcastle-under-Lyme
TBC  Publication of ‘Conflict’ – a hard-hitting poetry anthology for older readers (teenagers & adults)
   
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May
4th Book Signing at the ‘Book Babes in Stoke’ Author Signing Event – The Moat House Hotel, Etruria Hall, Festival Way, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 5BQ (9.30 am – 4.30 pm)