One of the highlights of the Roundhouse calendar, the Poetry Slam is back and bigger than ever before with the grand final in the Roundhouse Main Space! Poets will be competing for the title of Poetry Slam Champion 2014 and the coveted Colin and Helen David prize of £500.

We’re looking for poets aged 16-25 to take part in this year’s slam, with judges and guest performances including Bohdan Piasecki, Hollie McNish, Deborah ‘Debris’ Stevenson, Dan Cockrill and Inua Ellams.

All performers will receive mentoring and advice from slam judges and its a great opportunity to showcase your skills and get support.


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    Back in 2009 we held our first ever Roundhouse Poetry Slam. It was a roaring success and the event was won by a super talented, funny and creative 20 year old named Jodi Ann Bickley. Since then Jodi has performed all over the UK – at festivals such as Bestival and Glastonbury as well as gu…

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