Farrago West of England
Farrago Poetry comes to the Wells Festival of Literature with a Slam! open to ANY poet. Poets may read or perform a poem on any subject in any style. This year Farrago Slams have been won by poets from 16 to 72 years young. EVERY POET WINS A PRIZE!!!
Emcee: John Paul O’Neill. Tickets: £6.
The winner of this event will qualify for the Farrago UK SLAM! Poetry Championship Finals to be held in London in December – Europe’s longest running National Slam!
Jim Thomas, Oxford Slam master.
Adrian Bishop, Poetry Life editor in chief!
BBC/Somerset recently made Farrago Poetry a special feature in their "where to go" column on the official BBC website. Why not click over there and take a look? While you're there, let the BBC know how you feel about poetry and spoken word in broadcast media.
Farrago were the first group to run a poetry slam in Britain, on 19th February 1994, and are organisers of the longest running slam competition in Europe, the Farrago London SLAM! Poetry Championships. Read some of our history.
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