Shambala Speaks

Shambala Speaks


Latest Episodes

Poetry Slam 2023 part 1
April 16, 2024

From lyrical luminaries to rising stars and everything in between, heres part 1 of Sunday's Shambala poetry slam with more coming in part 2. Thanks to all our slammers, you dared to show us your poet

Poetry Slam Part 2
July 07, 2023

Prepare for your mind to stretch and your soul to fill. Heres part 2 of our poetry slam episode.Just a heads up and trigger warning - part of this material is raw, sweary and contains descriptions o

Poetry Slam Part 1.
June 02, 2023

From lyrical luminaries to rising stars and everything in between, heres a selection of Sunday's poetry slam with more coming in part 2. Heads up: part of this material is raw, sweary and contains la

Bridging the Generation Gap - Paul Cree
May 05, 2023

In this heartwarming episode, we hear how music has helped to tie together threads of 3 generations

A Pocket Guide to STOP ECOCIDE!
April 03, 2023

Ecocide literally means killing ones home. In this episode, we hear from Jo Jo Mehta the Co Founder and Executive Director of Stop Ecocide International. She updates us on the tremendous progress a

Elkin Robinson - Performance
March 03, 2023

Elkin Robinson is a performer from the island of Old Providence in The Carribean. Elkin performs with his band and tells us about the origins of his music . Call in the spring with these sunshine song

Lockdown Lessons From Mark Grist
February 02, 2023

Mark Grist is an award winning poet, teacher and unlikely battle rapper - with millions of views for both his poetry and rap battles online. In this episode, he explores his experience as an artist du

Finding Resilience in a Changing World
January 01, 2023

Gareth Owen is the Humanitarian Director of Save the Children UK. In this episode, we hear how he manages to match the resilience of those hes helping on the front lines. His book When the Music's O

The World of Joelle Taylor *EXPLICIT LANGUAGE*
December 02, 2022

Warning: This one is particularly swear-y so if you're averse to effing and jeffing (or are listening with your kids) do bear that in mind...Joelle Taylor is a poet, author and playwright. In this e

Rivers and the Right to Roam
November 04, 2022

Nick Hayes and Amy-Jane Beer work together on the Right to Roam campaign. This argues for greaterequality and access to green and blue space. Nick and Amy-Jane ask why do we need the right to roam a

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