Heat 1: Tue 3 May, 7:30pm
The Roundhouse, Studio Theatre

Heat 2: Wed 4 May, 7:30pm
The Roundhouse, Studio Theatre

Heat 3: Fri 6 May, 7:30
The Roundhouse, Studio Theatre

Heat 4: Thu 12 May
Tŷ Pawb, Wrexham

Heat 5: Thu 12 May
The Poetry Club, SWG3, Glasgow

Heat 6: Sun 15 May, 7:30
Cinema, Gloucester Guildhall, Gloucester

Taking place across the UK, the Poetry Slam heats are the first step to getting through to the Roundhouse Poetry Slam Final.

The Roundhouse Poetry Slam is one of the major highlights of the Roundhouse calendar, bringing together emerging spoken word artists aged 18-25 to compete for a cash prize and the coveted title of Slam Champion.

Could you be our next Slam champion? Nationwide applications are now open for the 2022 Roundhouse Poetry Slam! If you’re aged 18-25, find out how you can be part of one of the biggest moments in the Roundhouse calendar here.

Roundhouse Poetry Slam 2022 is proud to partner with Gloucester Guildhall, Gloucester Culture Trust, Gloucester City Council, Strike a Light, National Theatre Wales, Voice Box, and SWG3 and is generously supported by Colin and Helen David, Arts Council England and the Paul Hamlyn Foundation.