Past Events

London

Words that burn

Tue 19 Nov, 6.30 - 8.30pm

Join us for an evening of spoken word, art and activism on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the […]

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South East

451 City | Passionate Machine

Mon 02 Dec, 7.45pm

451 City presents Passionate Machine by Rosy Carrick. Remember P.E. kit. Cancel Free Trial. Call Mum. Everyone writes instructions to […]

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Midlands

Hit the Ode | SHOUT Festival special

Fri 08 Nov, 7.45pm (7pm open mic entry)

Hit the Ode brings world-class spoken word artists to the heart of Birmingham. This month, Hit the Ode is teaming […]

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London

Jawdance: November

Wed 20 Nov, 7.30pm (7pm open mic entry)

An institution of the London spoken word scene, Jawdance brings you acclaimed feature acts alongside up-and-coming artists in poetry and music. In […]

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North

Deranged Poetesses: Sound | Wave

Sat 09 Nov, 7pm

Deranged Poetesses returns with their unique blend of contemporary poetry performed to a slideshow of evocative images, responding to the […]

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North

DiVerse #20

Fri 01 Nov, 7pm

A monthly spoken word night for unheard and under-represented voices in Teesside. DiVerse features special guests and open mic performers […]

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London

Tongue Tangle

Fri 25 Oct, 8pm

A spoken word evening entangled in a dance twist! Come and experience a first in bringing spoken word and South […]

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Midlands

Bright Smoke

Thu 14 Nov, 7:30pm

Join some of the country’s top poets and performers for a free monthly poetry event. Bright Smoke is a poetry night […]

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North

DiVerse #19

Wednesday 02 Oct, 7pmWed 02 Oct, 7pm

A monthly spoken word night for unheard and under-represented voices in Teesside. DiVerse features special guests and open mic performers […]

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North

Words Weekend: Sage Gateshead

Sat 07 Dec, 5.30pm

Apples and Snakes and Newcastle poetry collective Born Lippy present an incredible line-up, featuring Zambian-born Newcastle-raised actor, rapper, singer Kema […]

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London

Jawdance: October

Wed 16 Oct, 7.30pm

An institution of the London spoken word scene, Jawdance brings you acclaimed feature acts alongside up-and-coming artists in poetry and music. October’s […]

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Midlands

Bright Smoke

Thu 10 Oct, 7.30pm

Join some of the country’s top poets and performers for a free monthly poetry event. Bright Smoke is a poetry […]

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South West

Forked: Truth

Thu 03 Oct, 8pm

This October, FORKED is a National Poetry Day special all on the theme of truth. Celebrate National Poetry Day in […]

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North

Words First Final

Fri 27 Sep, 7pm

Words First is a talent development scheme that sees BBC Radio 1Xtra, BBC Asian Network and BBC Contains Strong Language […]

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South East

Trope: Happiness

Tue 15 Oct, 7.30pm

Brighton’s quarterly spoken word showcase Featuring top UK artists alongside local musical and spoken word talent, each Trope has a […]

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North

DiVerse #18

Fri 06 Sep, 7pm

A monthly spoken word night for unheard and under-represented voices in Teesside. DiVerse features special guests and open mic performers […]

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South West

Crowded

Tue 12 Nov, 1 & 7pmWed 13 Nov, 7.30pmThu 14 Nov, 7.30pmFri 15 Nov, 4.30 & 7.30pmSat 16 Nov, 4.30 & 7.30pmMon 18 Nov, 4.30 & 7pmTue 19 Nov, 6.30pmWed 20 Nov, 2 & 6.30pmThu 21 Nov, 4.30pmFri 22 Nov, 7.30pm

How do you sort your head out when it gets too crowded in there? It’s the beginning of summer and […]

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