Our online Open Mic is Tuesday Next at 8pm.
Today, I'll be Open Mic-ing too but at a live Open Mic event with Spoken Word London.
This group is now very popular. It's one of the most egalitarian groups in London as all poets get five minutes and five minutes only. It's organized by Patrick Cash and Hannah Gordon, who was a regular at our Creative Cricklewood Open Mic, before our pub closed down.
This weekend Spoken Word London is running an Anti-Hate Festival
Spoken Word London: Anti-Hate Festival
- Interactive photography exhibition with sound and video installations (work by Cathal Moran, Anthony Adams, Lauren Aimee Marschall, Laurie Poole, Marie DL and George Sydney Selwyn-Brace)
- A program of workshops and live performances. Full details here.
- Anniversary event from 7.30 pm on the 11th, with featured readings alongside open mic.
Tickets are now available.
If you're in London and you'd like to come along, pre-booking is recommended. Limited tickets are available on the door. Free entry, but please buy a drink (or more) at the bar.
You can find out more about SWL and some of its regular readers in this short documentary.
Or you can watch a feature-length film of Spoken Word London's ‘Anti-Hate', made by Timothy Lock.
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