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


The UK SLAM! Championships 2009:

The 16th Annual National Poetry Slam.
Friday, 27th November, starting 7:00 PM
Slam sign up: 6:30 PM
at The Drill Hall, 16, Chenies St, WC1
Tickets from The Drill Hall box office on 0207 307 5060

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A night featuring poets from all over the UK battling it out for the title of The UK SLAM! Champion 2009/10. Contact Farrago Poetry for full information and rules.


2009 UK Slam poster
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Plus in a special feature guests line up we have the current UK SLAM! Champion Hollie McNish and two previous holders of the title, Nii Parkes, poet, novelist and Flipped Eye supremo &Zena Edwards, who recently toured with Security, her critically acclaimed one woman show. We also have A.F. Harrold, writer and comic genius, really, Fran Landesman, octogenarian jazz legend, Idil Sukan, comedy producer, poet & ukulele virtuoso & Dudley Sutton, veteran actor who has starred in everything from Leather Boys to Lovejoy. DJ Pierre Ringwald will be providing the music.

 Emcee: John Paul O’Neill. Tickets: £7/£6

Information from 07905078376. farragopoetry@yahoo.co.uk.


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.

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