Monday, 11 October 2010

The Anti-Slam comes to London! (27th October 2010)

After success in New York, Berlin and Warsaw, the event that smacks the poetry slam format upside the head comes to London for the FIRST (and probably last) Time!!!!!

The Anti-Slam is back.... from paula varjack on Vimeo.

27/10/10, Starts at 7.30pm at ARTCH, (next door to ten gales gallery) Arch 11, Gales Gardens London, Bethnal Green, E2 0EJ (just around the corner from Bethnal Green Tube)

Flying in from Berlin is Paula Varjack and coming from his Hackney housing place, one of the Anti-Slam champs Raymond Antrobus will host the night.

Judging over the mayhem is a glittering ensemble of London's spoken word hosts and poetry promoters. in no particular order...

Richard Tyrone Jones (Utter)
Niall O'Sullivan (Unplugged/ The Cellar)
Michelle Madsen (Hammer and Tongue)
Naomi Woddis (Poetry Gazebo)

the evening will commence with sacrificial poet: Simon Mole
putting himself forward bravely for scoring calibration

And as for our anti-slammers, pushing themselves
to glory..badly

Hollie McNish
Bohdan Piasecki
MC Angel
Musa Okwonga
Pete The Temp
Niall Spooner Harvey
Mark Walton
Sabrina Mahfouz
Rob Auton
Captain Of The Rant

Our DJ/ bad poet on the night will be BBC's Mista Gee.

"The lowest score wins..."

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