John Lyons

John Lyons, winner of the WindRush Arts Achiever Award and Peterloo Poetry Prize, was born in Trinidad and educated as an artist and art educator in the UK. He is co-founder and director of Hourglass Studio Gallery, promoting the visual arts and creative writing in the community. John has published several poetry collections and a cookery book Cook-Up in a Trini Kitchen. Dancing in the Rain is his first poetry collection for children.

His collection Dancing in the Rain was shortlisted for the 2016 CLiPPA award.

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Resources

Teaching Sequences
Videos

John Lyons - Tell Me Mama

Tell Me Mama

John Lyons - Tadpole Comets

Tadpole Comets

John Lyons - Happy Hummingbird Food

Happy Hummingbird Food

John Lyons - Natural Dancing Partners

Natural Dancing Partners

John Lyons - Carnival Jumbie

Carnival Jumbie

John Lyons - Carnival Dance Lesson

Carnival Dance Lesson

John Lyons - Granny's Sugarcake

Granny's Sugarcake

John Lyons - Carib Nightfall

Carib Nightfall