Wardrobe Company From 1985 (Derby) put on poet/buskers nights, local bands & various artworks until 1988.
For one lost Poet 1986. Words of the Voice 1986. Tales from the Garden 1988. The Annoying Megaphone pigeon 2013. Slogans Soundbites & Poetry 2017.
Huba Buba worked with Derby music co op cira 1986.
Various poerty & live art Performance gigs with National Poetry Sec/Henry Normal (Packet of three & Royal family Fame). Attila the Stockbroker (who has made a living for the past 30 years as a Poet, Performer and Musician).Many other poets, Local and 'Signed bands' there are too many to list. Videos where made much to embarressment now. Many Performance videos have been destroyed when moving its essentail you bring with you what you NEED not a box of vhs tape. That is how I think anyway. 1987-1990 Sheffield Media show/Newcastle Media show/Hull events week/Street Performance (east midlands).
Dudley Visual Artsist Network 1992/6 various Live Art Performances including The Merman & Durability.(Black Country). Merman was taken to Clubs in Derby & The Bonsal Festival in Derbyshire.
Derby City Artist (peartree school Derby) from 1993 to 2004 ish. Worked in Community Arts leading workshops in various media. Youth Work via Derbyshire County Council. Allestree/Mackwoth/Firs. Music & Arts related projects including Mural projects for schools/youth centres/Breweries. Performances where also taken into Schools.
DIY Poets Nottingham : Community/individual poetry events in and around the East Midlands.
Punk for the Homeless :What it says on the tin.Gigs across the uk.
Dwane Also Worked as a Lecturer in Art & Design at Buxton, Derby, Chesterfield, Stourbridge & Dudley.
Dwane Reads......Derby based Performance Poet.
From 2011....sharing the floor with Attila the Stockbroker, Matt Black, Pip Southall, John Cooper Clarke, Jools Denby and Local poets from around Derbyshire & Beyond