Tim Grayson (born 1987) is a poet and creative polymath with a range of experience in multiple fields, including art, literature, politics, technology, media, philosophy, music, events and physical culture.
His work and projects have taken him all over the globe.
Tim is also a lifelong martial artist, with a particular interest in submission grappling, fencing (sabre) and traditional ('Golden Age') training methods.
He lives in Leicester (UK) with his wife and two children.
Photography by Scott Choucino.
Artwork by Susan Yount.
Grappling coach, 2022 - present
Head of Media for Technology Record, the global magazine for Microsoft's customers,
2012 - present
Poet-In-Residence, 2014 - present
Founding editor, 2021 - present
Visiting Lecturer, 2012 - 2014
Scriptwriter, speaker and panellist, 2011 - 2018
Cultural Ambassador for Poetry & Creative Writing, 2009
Patron, 2008 - 2015
Mayoral Candidate, Leicester City, 2015
Leicester Assistance Homeless Project,
2016 - 2018
Visiting Speaker, Leicester Secular Society, 2016
Performer, 'Decadence and the Senses' interdisciplinary conference, 2014
Creative work showcased, 2015
Co-Founder, the 'Brothellian' movement, 2009
Commissioned by BBC Radio Leicester on behalf of LCFC to write a poem for 'Backing the Blues Day' before their historic Premier League victory, 2016.
Featured in 'On Jack's Road' (a documentary about following in the footsteps of Jack Kerouac), 2012
Interviewed Chatri Sityodtong, Chairman, 2020
Political commentary, 2015
Interviewed Gail Potocki for Zymbol cover story, 2015
Hosted the launch party for the 'Amazing Lionheart Project' (the largest crochet sculpture in the world), in the run up to the Olympic Games, 2012