A night of high octane, adrenaline-fueled entertainment. It’s poetry but not as we know it.

Hosted by Jeff Price. Special guest poet Rowan McCabe.


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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. Hosted by Jeff Price, this is a night of high octane, adrenaline-fueled entertainment. It’s poetry but not as we know it.

Special guest David C. Johnson has toured his brand of witty, quirky performance poetry all over the USA, and headlined Austin International Poetry Festival 2018.


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General on sale opens on Thu 18 Oct


Access

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.