Slam Poetry is spoken word for the 21st Century.

Hosted by Jeff Price. Special guest spoken word artist Kieren King.

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Slam Poetry is spoken word for the 21st Century. Sixteen of the best slam poets in the North have three minutes each to wow the audience with words and delivery. In each round the audience votes to eliminate poets until only two are left to battle it out for the prize, pride and the glory of becoming Great Northern Slam Champion.

Our special guest is spoken word artist Kieren King who has headlined at festivals and spoken word nights throughout the UK and Europe, including Glastonbury. He’s also appeared on the BBC Radio 4 show Power Lines.

Hosted by Jeff Price, this is a night of high octane, adrenaline-fueled entertainment.

It’s poetry but not as we know it.

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Northern Stage is fully accessible. The theatre has three lifts providing access to all parts of the building, including the accessible toilets, baby changing facilities, stages 2 & 3 and the backstage area. Buggy parking is available. To discuss any access needs, take a look at our access page or please call our Box Office on 0191 230 5151.