Farrago Poetry is London's and Europe's longest running poetry slam presenter.


The Farrago Autumn Slam

Thursday, 13th September, 2007
show starts at 7:30 PM
sign up from 7:00 PM
RADA Foyer Bar, Malet St, WC1
(Goodge Street Underground station)

Click for directions.

Farrago's new performance year launches on 13th September with The Farrago Autumn SLAM! The season includes the 14th annual Farrago Festival of Spoken Word, The London SLAM! Championships & THE UK SLAM! Championships, run by Farrago since 1994.

Open to ANY poet, any subject or style, read or performed. Every poet wins a prize! Come early to sign up.


Adriel Luis
San Francisco Slam Champion
Atlanta poet and songwriter making a long overdue and welcome return
Keith Jarrett
the London Slam Champion and Radio 4 Poetry Slam finalist
Idil Sukan
poet, writer, comic performer and producer of the Penny Dreadfuls' Edinburgh hit show

The night also sees the feature debuts of the last two Farrago SLAM! winners, Dinah Jurksaitis, School's (almost) Out Champion, and Jasmine Cooray, Farrago Summer SLAM! Champion.

 Emcee: John Paul OíNeill. Tickets: £6/£5

Farrago Poetry live on BBC radio 4

Farrago Poetry thanks BBC Radio 4 for involving us in their Poetry Slam programme, London heat and semi-final South (seen above).

Some new season dates:

The Farrago October SLAM!
Thursday, 4th October at the RADA Foyer Bar
Features include: Niall Spooner-Harvey, former London & UK Slam Champion, Ross Sutherland, Aisle 16, feature debuts from Georgina Banfield, Riddle Woman.
The Farrago Festival of Spoken Word Events
Farrago International Showcase
Thursday, 18th October at the RADA Foyer Bar
Farrago London SLAM! Championships
The longest running slam in Europe!
Thursday, 15th November at the RADA Foyer Bar
Farrago Poetry presents: Fran Landesmanís 80th Celebration Show
Friday, 16th November at the RADA Foyer Bar.

Other Farrago Festival of Spoken Word dates to be confirmed! Click here for our autumn 2007 flyer.

Want to explore more poetry here, online?

Consider browsing the Book of Voices, produced by Farrago associate Kurt Heintz, for the e-poets network, Chicago... recordings of dozens of contemporary spoken word artists.

John Paul O'Neill

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Pictured on the left: Farrago MC John Paul O'Neill