Sun 14 Apr 2024
Age guidance: 12+
£10* (Earlybird £8*) | £5* students/under 25s
Exeter UNESCO City of Literature, Spork! Poetry and Taking the Mic are joining forces once again to present the 2nd Annual City Slam; an exciting competition to find the best spoken-word artist in Exeter (and across Devon).
12 poets will battle it out across 3 rounds of fierce but friendly competition. With feature slots and a headline act to be announced. Last year we had chart-topping poet & rapper Craft-D… Watch this space to find out who’s
featuring this year.
The winner of the City Slam will be entered into 2024’s Slamovision; an international slam competition featuring poets from UNESCO Cities of Literature all across the world, as well as receiving a cash prize of £150. Runners up will also receive some exciting prizes provided by local businesses in Exeter.
Sign up to Slam!
To enter the slam, you need to register an interest by 5PM on Wed 27th March. The 12 Slammers will be picked out of a hat at midday on the 29th. To register, just send an email to Tim on email@example.com with your name, age, and where you’re based. Slammers must be aged 16+ and based in Devon.
After registering, you’ll receive a full list of rules. But, in short, all slammers must prepare 3 poems / pieces for the 3 rounds. These pieces must not exceed 3 mins in length, and slammers may get penalised for going over (this includes any introductions.) The performances will be scored by a panel of judges, who will mark on writing, delivery, and the audience response. For any questions about the competition, email Chris on firstname.lastname@example.org
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