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Dreading Slam 2021

Live Poetry Lives

First Sunday of each month at 19:30

Dreading Slam is a friendly, open mic poetry competition, we welcome poets of all standards, as well as any audience who want the chance to appreciate live poetry. Having a competition, is this encourages the poet to perform work which connects with the audience.


Each poets reads 2 of their own poems (max 3 minutes) these are scored out of ten by three members of the audience who have volunteered to be judges. Top three poets qualify for a final, to find the pest poet in Berkshire (for few weeks).


Dreading Slam meets on the First Sunday of each month at 19:30