Have We Grown Too Impatient for Poetry and Spoken Word?

6.11.2013
Why do I get the sense that spoken word remains a niche cultural avenue? I'm not here to pose the tired question, 'Is poetry dead?' but...
WATCH: Muslim Student Tackles White Supremacy

WATCH: Muslim Student Tackles White Supremacy

22.10.2013
As part of Black History Month, Muslim student and spoken word poet Ibrahim Sincere has tackled the modern implications of racism and white...

Simon Mole : Indiana Jones and the Extra Chair - 4 1/2 Stars

17.10.2013
Perhaps the most exciting aspect of spoken word as a medium is its lack of definition and therefore its incredible versatility. Whereas...

#NationalPoetryDayUK Shows Twitter Is All the Better for Poets

11.10.2013
The success of #NationalPoetryDayUK and the increasing number of followers for poets on Twitter shows that users of the social network...

Worded Carefully

10.09.2013
Spoken word is often thought to be just about poetry, but I believe it to be a delivery of speech in a strong enough way to affect those...
Spoken Word Steps Out of the Shadows

Spoken Word Steps Out of the Shadows

1.09.2013
Another year and another Edinburgh fringe passes. Arty types have all patted each other on the back, Edinburgh businesses have all patted...

Spoken Word Video Review: GREEdS - This Morning

15.07.2013
Yomi Sode aka Nigerian-born spoken word artist GREEdS (Generating Rhymes to Engage the EnlightenD Soul) has always let his poetic words...
'The Importance of This Art? To Move the World'

'The Importance of This Art? To Move the World'

6.06.2013
Romero brings his poetic oratory together with a white background: he only wants you to hear the words. With a great focus on the language,...
WATCH: Student Stand Up And Defend NHS At Conference

WATCH: Student Stand Up And Defend NHS At Conference

Lucy Sherriff  2.05.2013
We all love to moan about the NHS but one nursing student "frightened" by the "unrelenting bad press" took a stand at the body's annual...
'I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My Fate'

'I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My Fate'

23.04.2013
A video titled "I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My Fate" has gone viral, reducing some viewers to tears and causing others to speak...
The Underground Beast That Is Spoken Word

The Underground Beast That Is Spoken Word

14.03.2013
The most immediately striking thing about an evening of spoken word is the almost tangible electricity in the air. No one is quite sure...

An Interview With Mr Gee

13.03.2013
I first got into Spoken Word around 2001. I was a part of a DJ outfit & we used to play Funk/Hip Hop/Garage/R&B at clubs up and down the...
A Poem For International Women's Day: 'Conversations With Grandma'

A Poem For International Women's Day: 'Conversations With Grandma'

8.03.2013
In this touching tribute to one of the important women in his life, spoken word poet Raymond Antrobus tells the story of a conversation...
Valentine's Day Poetry Slam: Pick Your Winner! (VIDEO)

Valentine's Day Poetry Slam: Pick Your Winner! (VIDEO)

Sam Parker  14.02.2013
All this week, we've been celebrating Valentine's Day with some of the UK's best spoken word artists as they reflect on love, loss and,...
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