15th February 2019
City Screen Basement
£6 advance (from City Screen Box Office), £7 on the door.
Poets have three minutes to impress the audience (including five randomly picked judges). The winner receives a cash prize and bragging rights! Hosted by Henry Raby and Stu Freestone, Say Owt Slams are raucous affairs full of loveable energy, high quality word-weaving and punchy verse.
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Featuring special guests Jemima Foxtrot & Ciarán
Jemima is a writer, theatre-maker, performer and musician who creates and performs extensively nationally and internationally. Jemima has written commissions for the Tate Britain, the BBC, the Tate Modern and Latitude Festival. Her performance are full of lyrical beautiful, soulful verse and dynamic flair.
“The brilliant Foxtrot is the one to watch” – The Observer
Ciarán Hodgers is an Irish poet working and living in the UK. He is the Sean Dunne National Young Writer 2010, an International Pangaea Poetry Slam Champion 2015 and the Word War 3 Slam Champion. His poetry is a beautiful observation on the immigrant experience written with warmth, charm and heart.
Say is supported by Arts Council England
The Basement is located down a flight of stairs but a lift is available.
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