Roundhouse Poetry Slam: regional heat

Mon Apr 29 2024 at 07:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Hyde Park Book Club | Leeds

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Roundhouse Poetry Slam: regional heat
Roundhouse Poetry Slam is staging its first-ever regional heat in Leeds. Watch the performers slam it out for a spot at the Grand Final!
About this Event

Join us for the Leeds Heat of the prestigious Roundhouse Poetry Slam competition. Bringing together emerging spoken word artists from across the UK to compete for a cash prize and the coveted title of Slam Champion 2024.

The Roundhouse has a trailblazing five-year partnership with international law firm Taylor Wessing. A well-known supporter of the arts, and with the Roundhouse specifically over the past few years, Taylor Wessing is the principal partner, including their dedicated support of the Poetry Slam.

Some of the best young poets in the North will compete against each other for a coveted slot at the Roundhouse Poetry Slam Grand Final. The judges for the evening are three highly acclaimed poets and performers: Vanessa Kisuule, Maria Ferguson, and Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan.

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This will be an evening of spellbinding poetry in one of the North's best-loved alternative venues. Your host for the evening is acclaimed poet Matt Abbott. The event is in partnership between Roundhouse and LIVEwire (formerly known as Nymphs & Thugs).

Poets aged 18-25 can apply to compete in the slam! The deadline is 9am on Friday 1 March and the application form is here.

Please note that you must be aged 25 on the date of the Grand Final on Thursday 6 June.


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Hyde Park Book Club, 27-29 Headingley Lane, Leeds, United Kingdom


GBP 5.00

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