• Rob has been leading performance poetry workshops with young people and adults for over twenty years. He's won more poetry slams than any other writer in the East Midlands and collected over twenty awards for his poetry shows.

    Extremely inspiring and professional. We have worked with many writers over the years but few, if any, have been so flexible and at ease with our students.” Head of English, Murray Park School, Derby

    Rob is a joy to work with. His enthusiasm and energy are infectious. He is able to tailor the workshops according to the needs of the students and his unfaltering warmth and sincerity means he is able to connect.” Collegiate Advanced Skills Teacher, Birmingham

    “Fast-paced, interactive and genuinely entertaining” Deputy Head of English, Judgemeadow Community College, Leicester

    “The workshop was excellent. The young people, who can be demanding, were fully engaged and inspired. Worked at their pace and on their ideas. Helped defuse what could have been seen as awkward situations and handled them brilliantly.” Contact Project Children and Youth Project Team, Leicester

    “The event was excellent! It helped greatly that Rob could perform poetry to a high standard, which led the way.” Teacher, Rushey Mead Secondary School, Leicester

    “The children thoroughly enjoyed these sessions. It has been a great experience.” Teacher, Oakway Junior School, Wellingborough

     Entertaining, engaging and related well to the pupils. They enjoyed his workshops and by the end of the session were certainly aware that poetry need not be dull and boring.” Head of English, Redmoor High School, Hinckley

    “The kids really enjoyed themselves (and the staff did too). It's been great to have you along and really valuable to know that you can rock up and just roll with whatever arrangements I throw at you!” English Teacher, Judgemeadow Community College, Leicester

    “The Kids loved it. Fantastic outcomes!” Teacher, Martinshaw Primary School, Groby

    “A fantastic day! I’ve already had pupils come up and tell me how much they enjoyed the activity and quite a few have asked when you’ll be coming back. I quote – “Sir, that’s the best science lesson we’ve ever had!”” LRC Manager, Yardleys School, Birmingham

    “Particularly beneficial for certain children with literacy/writing difficulties... surprised at all children performing as some are usually reticent to do this... the initial poem you performed was brilliant – the children were completely spellbound!” Teacher, Danemill School, Leicestershire

    “Our children and staff thoroughly enjoyed today - so many of our adults and children have been talking about your session, so a HUGE thank you!” Year 6 Teacher, Glenbrook Primary Academy, Nottingham

    “You were unanimously the best part of the day for Small Heath pupils!  I hope we can work with you again in the future.” Librarian, Small Heath School, Birmingham

    “Mrs Gee – your son is brilliant!” Michael Rosen