Chill Pill Vs. Bang Said the Gun @ Soho Theatre
Monday, July 8, 2013
21 DEAN STREET
LONDON , UK W1D 3NE
Witness the coming together of two of London's finest poetry and Spoken Word nights.
A celebratory Slam incorporating all your favourite elements from Chill Pill & Bang Said The Gun. The night will see all five poets from each night testing themselves at various word based disciplines.
Will Chill Pill overdose? Will Bang shoot themselves in the foot?
A laid-back club night where up-and-coming poets share the stage with some of the finest Spoken Word acts in the UK, is curated by Mr Gee (host of Radio 4’sBespoken Word and Rhyme and Reason), Raymond Antrobus, Deanna Rodger, Simon Mole and Adam Kammerling.
Bang Said the Gun
"stand up poetry" that’s "not pornography but still pretty good", curated by Daniel Cockrill, Rob Auton, Peter Hayhoe, Martin Galton and Sarah Redington. www.bangsaidthegun.com
Hammer & Tongue Hackney
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The Victoria (map)
451 Queensbridge Road, Dalston, Hackney,
London,, United Kingdom E8 3AS
Live Spoken Word from Hollie McNish, Simon Mole and Michael J Parker, plus the open mic slam. Hosted by Sam Berkson and Raymond Antrobus
Hollie McNish: Former UK Slam Poetry Champion, creator of books and albums, featured on Radio 4, BBC 2, Southbank Centre etc. "I can't take my ears off her" - Benjamin Zephaniah
Simon Mole: Poet whose words were formed in battle rapping and hiphop open-mics, whose vision was expanded through the composition of theatre and critically acclaimed one-man shows. "the poet from the pub, that rapper from the beach, the friendly guy with the big eyes who told that story"
Mchael Parker: Brighton based, Midlands-raised poet. Big performer and poetic explorer.
Slam: Sign up on the night, 1st come, 1st served, judged by your peers, 3.5minutes. no props. no music. Winners go thorugh to Regional Final for a chance to win a place in a National Slam