HAMMER & TONGUE CAMBRIDGE
Spoken word artistry and competitive fervour combine.
Become part of the national poetry slam phenomenon running in Cambridge since 2009. Sign up to compete, become a judge, or just soak up the atmosphere.
Simon Mole is a London-based spoken word poet, with an eye for the often-overlooked in the everyday. He was Poet Laureate for Brent, and was a performing guest on The Verb for BBC Radio 3. His acclaimed one man show, “Indiana Jones and the extra chair”, toured nationally in 2012/13. Shows at Southbank Centre and Brighton Dome sold out, earning 4.5 star reviews.
Simon is 20% of the Chill Pill Collective, curating and performing at hugely popular poetry nights at the Albany, where he is an associate artist. He also co-leads the Keats’ House Poets Forum. Find out more here
Sara Hirsch is a London-based writer and performer. She is the former UK Slam Champion (2013-14), placing third in the World Slam Championships and second in the Hammer & Tongue National Slam Finals 2014. Sara is known for her witty, heartfelt poetry which challenges the world around her, tells a story or simply entertains. Find out more here
Hosted by Fay Roberts, a Cambridge-based poet, musician, and unrepentant geek.
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