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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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North

Rallying Cry

Sat 28 Sep, 8.30pm

Poets address the state of the nation and imagine a better tomorrow. The planet is spinning off its axis. Humankind […]

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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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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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Midlands

Hit the Ode: HYP Showcase

Fri 11 Oct, 7.45pm

Hit the Ode brings remarkable spoken word artists to the heart of Birmingham.  October’s edition is the Hippodrome Young Poets […]

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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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London

SPIN: Adventures in spoken word

Wed 16 Oct, 4.30pm

Join Apples and Snakes’ word-wizards at Bloomsbury Festival as they cook up amazing ways to play with storytelling and poetry. […]

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London

Jawdance: October 2019

Wednesday 16 Oct, 7.30pmWed 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. In […]

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South East

451 City

Mon 28 Oct, 7pm open mic sign-up | 7.45pm start

Bringing the best local, national and international spoken word artists to Southampton, from stand-up poets to live literature to spoken […]

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South West

Crowded

Tue 12 NovWed 13 NovThu 14 NovFri 15 NovSat 16 NovTue 19 Nov

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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North

Words Weekend: Sage Gatsehead

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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