Rosie Wyatt on libraries, feminism and the potency of Clara Brennan's play, Spine.
Andy Field spends a weekend at Birmingham's Fierce Festival of performance.
Artist-activist Pete the Temp on performance poetry, protest and the spoken word revolution.
Gillie Kleiman's poetic exploration of the social role of dance and her new project, A Lyrical Dance Concert.
"A constantly evolving project." Stewart Pringle visits the Darlington arts festival.