Archive : The Politics of Poetry


First SoapBox spoken word open mic of the autumn season and we are dedicating it to all things political, let the sparks fly. We love a healthy debate here at the Box and challenge you to let go of all that stress in some awesome kind of rhyming poetry type word spitting way, and get a FREE drink for your effort. Covers, originals, newbies and pros, all welcome. We ain't no word fascists here so we embrace everything from the aural tradition, from storytelling to rap, poetry to prose, and everything spoken word inbetween. Hosted by Amy SoapBox, you can expect a whole host of fantastic contemporary writers to be falling out of her mouth in an attempt to spread the good poetry word. Covers will include Benjamin Zephaniah, Attila The Stockbroker and Salena Godden. Sign up ON THE NIGHT only at 7.30pm. Running order will be drawn from a hat at 8pm. FREE ENTRY FREE SHOT OR HALF FOR EVERY PERFORMER with many thanks to Sheryl at The Spread Eagle.