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Word4Word Poetry Slam and Open Mic, with Kat Francois

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Meza East, Theatre Royal Stratford East

Gerry Raffles Square

Great Eastern Road

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E15 1BN

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WORD4WORD POETRY SLAM and OPEN MIC, with special guest BIRDSPEED

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Join host, former World Slam Champion, Kat Francois for the July edition of the Word4Word Spoken Word Slam.

We're delighted to welcome special featured artist BIRDSPEED.

OPEN MIC also available,
plus fun with word games, and great music from DJ Sloetry

For the slam, Poets go head to head over 3 rounds for the £50 prize money.
Round 1 Perform a 3 minute poem.
Round 2 Write a poem...(subject chosen by audience)
Round 3 Perform a 2 minute poem.

The audience vote for the slam winner... yes it's a people's vote!!!

Our feature: BIRDSPEED

British born Barbadian raised artist, Birdspeed, is a rising star in the poetry scene. Her unique style of performance poetry has been captivating audiences across England and the US. Her writing is equally as breathtaking and often a combination of social commentary, auto- biographical tales and satirical humour.

She is the UK Hammer and Tongue Slam Champion and currently holds the title for Manhattan Arts Festival Laureate.

Her play, The Firebird was shown at The Salisbury Theatre Playhouse and she is published in Empoword’s The Windrush Anthology(July 2019). She is to be published in two upcoming anthologies; Bad Betty Press’ Alter Egos (September 2019) and BBC Radio’s Words First: Poetry Collection (September 2019). She will also be releasing her first pamphlet Bloom, (July, 2019)

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E15 1BN

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