Spoken word is exploding, and there’s no barrier to entry.
We’re building a space for creatives to share their thoughts through poems / raps / lyrics. Anyone is welcome, virgins or veterans. Together we’ll create a group with open ears and free-flowing words. Expect outspoken, lively words from both newcomers and some established artists.
We’ve collaborated with stalwarts such as The Roundhouse, and featured a mix international and national poets to create a unique and welcoming event. We were awarded funding as part of the London Borough of Culture 2020 (Brent) initiative, and have been commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
We’ve featured headliners such as Dizraeli, Dean Atta, Malika Booker, Caleb Femi, Yomi Ṣode, Rachel Long, Raymond Antrobus, Lex Amor, Poetcurious, Zena Edwards, Anthony Anaxagorou, Faisal Salah, Zohab Zee Khan, JJ Bola, Sophia Walker, Kat Francois, Pete the Temp, Bill Moran, Erin Bolens, Tom Gil, and many more…
Open mic slots are open to registration on the night from 7:30pm, so get down early.
The spoken word will kick off at 8pm.
Open mic will be “1 piece” slots (5 minutes max), and are drawn at random from a hat.
Run by: Charlie de Courcy, Hannah Gordon, and Desree Gumbs-Carty