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Dreading Slam

We're going online!

First Sunday of the month, 18:30

Open Mic. poetry completion, held the first Sunday of every Month.


During the COVID-19 outbreak we're taking the monthly Slam online - you can find details on each month's event on our Facebook page


Held in a friendly and encouraging environment.

New poets and audience members always welcome.

Also a fun interval competition.

The difference between slams and other poetry events is that slams are competitions judged by volunteers, selected on the night.

max poem length is 3 minutes. Normally 2 round and a final.

There is also the chance to read a poem outside the competition.

the host Richard Stephenson
wordsmith from the audience
audience as seen from stage