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About Jaye Nolan: the Medway Muse


Jaye Nolan
is a prolific writer and blogger who has been championing the rich, diverse culture of Medway for many years. Passionate about books, music, theatre and dance, she shouts regularly at the television during reality shows. She also founded the Rochester Literature Festival because, bizarrely, there wasn't one already. She's now turning her attention to finding and writing about the best of Kent's creative people and places, movers, makers, doers and shakers.

Jaye Nolan: the Medway Muse

Jaye Nolan is a prolific writer and blogger who has been championing the rich, diverse culture of Medway for many years. Passionate about books, music, theatre and dance, she shouts regularly at the television during reality shows.

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The Rochester Literature Festival is back for a third year bringing readers, writers and like minds together. Featuring a sense of people and places, this year’s Rochester Literature Festival ‘Live’n’Local’ will mix writings...

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I can’t believe it’s nearly two years since the first Rochester LitFest took place (the third one is coming soon, check out the event page on our website) and I keep harking back to The Skywatcher Investigation, which was so different to anything...

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A new term begins on Saturday, September 26 for The River Voice Community Choir, with members looking forward to helping more people improve their musical skills by learning to sing. There is no audition and no requirement to read music, simply come along...

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Writer Melanie Benn specialises in memoir, both writing her own and teaching others - and I’m very pleased to have nabbed her to run a workshop for the Rochester Literature Festival in October! Melanie and I first met at the coFWD workspace two...

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I’m beginning my journey of discovery around Kent’s creative community with Medway's newest poet-in-residence, Matt Chamberlain. He shares his feelings of love and loss, and his pride in Medway’s cultural practitioners. “I’ve...