An exciting event for those who love spoken word, don’t miss out! Details below.
Say Owt Slam #24
February 1st 2019
The City Screen Basement
Poets have three minutes to impress the audience and win a cash prize. Highly Commended in the York Culture Awards, Say Owt Slam is an exciting and raw mixing pot of spoken word. Plus
guest poet Lisette Auton, an award-winning disabled writer and performer. LIsette is one of Penguin Random House UK’s WriteNow mentees for her children’s novel based on the North East coast. All of her work seeks to make the invisible visible.
SAY OWT SLAM returns after the success of SOS 1 back in October 2014.
15 poets will have 3 minutes each to wow the audience, with the best poet receiving £30 cash prize and bragging rights. The night will be a fun and frantic display of spoken word and performance poetry.
“I went with high expectations, and was not disappointed”- Nouse
“[an] exciting evening of lively and thought-provoking entertainment” – One & other
“I can’t remember the last time I got so much entertainment out of a fiver”- audience member
Guest poet at the event is SOPHIA WALKER, a globe-trotting poet who has won the London Poetry Olympics in 2012, was the BBC Slam Champ in 2013 and won the Best Spoken Word Show at Edfringe 2014.
23rd Janurary, £5, 7.30, The Basement, City Screen, Coney Street, tickets available here: http://www.picturehouses.co.uk/cinema/York_Picturehouse/film/Basement_Say_Owt_Slam_2/
Sophia will also be running a writing and performing workshop at the Golden Ball 5-7pm, tickets a mere £5, details here: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/poetry-performance-workshop-with-sophia-walker-tickets-15077291585
More details can be found here: http://henryrabypunkpoetry.blogspot.co.uk/2015/01/say-owt-slam-2.html