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What's On: Spoken Word




Image:The Last Word Festival: The Talk Show (a work in progress).
Wed 20 Jun - Fri 22 Jun
ROB AUTON PRESENTS

The Last Word Festival: The Talk Show (a work in progress).

This is a comedy/theatre/spoken word show about talking. It is suitable for people who talk, have talked, it is also suitable for people who want to talk.
Image:The Last Word Festival
Wed 20 Jun - Sun 1 Jul
Roundhouse and the Albany present

The Last Word Festival

Celebrating fearless storytelling across London and beyond.
Image:The Last Word Festival: I Knew You
Thu 21 Jun
BIRMINGHAM REPERTORY THEATRE PRESENTS

The Last Word Festival: I Knew You

The highly anticipated second play from Birmingham-born writer and performer, Steven Camden aka Polarbear.
Image:The Last Word Festival: Mixtape
Sat 23 Jun
SPEAKING VOLUMES PRESENTS

The Last Word Festival: Mixtape

Rising stars of poetry Nick Makoha and Roger Robinson present a unique new show of poetry and music mosaics
Image:The Last Word Festival: The Unmaster
Tue 26 Jun
APPLES AND SNAKES & THE ALBANY PRESENTS

The Last Word Festival: The Unmaster

An electrifying performance by award-winning rapper and composer Dizraeli.
Image:The Last Word Festival: Trailers
Wed 27 Jun
APPLES AND SNAKES PRESENTS

The Last Word Festival: Trailers

an explosive mix of 4 tasters of some of the best spoken word shows out in 2018.
Image:Chill Pill: The Big One
Fri 29 Jun
CHILL PILL AND THE ALBANY PRESENT

Chill Pill: The Big One

Mixed bill night of unpredictable, heartfelt and hilarious spoken word from one of the UK’s leading poetry collectives.
Image:Making It Work – How can we sustain and develop careers in spoken word and poetry?
Fri 29 Jun
PHRASED & CONFUSED PRESENTS

Making It Work – How can we sustain and develop careers in spoken word and poetry?

In many respects the spoken word and poetry scene appears to be thriving but is it actually possible to sustain a career as a spoken word artist and if so, how?
Image:The Last Word Festival: Heaux Noire
Sat 30 Jun
HEAUX NOIRE PRESENTS

The Last Word Festival: Heaux Noire

Heaux Noire is a platform for Black and Brown womxn to share their stories through poetry and music.
Image:The Last Word Festival: Spoken Word Workshop with Francesca Beard - My Magic Brain
Sat 30 Jun
The Albany and Francesca Beard present

The Last Word Festival: Spoken Word Workshop with Francesca Beard - My Magic Brain

A spoken word workshop for families
Image:The Last Word Festival: Spoken Word Workshop with Francesca Beard - Let Me Tell You
Sat 30 Jun
The Albany and Francesca Beard present

The Last Word Festival: Spoken Word Workshop with Francesca Beard - Let Me Tell You

A spoken word workshop for the Over 60s
Image:The Last Word Festival: Talia Randall - Here and Now
Sun 1 Jul
TALIA RANDALL PRESENTS

The Last Word Festival: Talia Randall - Here and Now

A joyous and welcoming poetry event for women and trans* folk.
Image:Bibi Crew: Get Raunchy
Sun 29 Jul
BIBI CREW PRESENTS

Bibi Crew: Get Raunchy

A raunchy rude ride through the carnal minds of BiBi Crew.