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Hammer & Tongue Cambridge

 

(Ongoing Event)

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nominated by: Fay Roberts

This is your chance to become part of the spoken word slam brilliance that has graced this here fair city for over a year, in the warm and wonderfulsurroundings of fabulous venue The Emperor. Sign up as one of the eight to compete for a place in the Regional Final, or just dive in and soak up the atmosphere and talent on display. And some great beer.

Every month, on the 2nd Wednesday, Hammer & Tongue Cambridge brings you the cream of (inter-)nationally-renowned performance poet headliners, along with more local support talent and a slam competition to die for. Winners of the slam go through to the Regional Final; winners of that go through to the National Final; winners of that go on to take over the world (apparently!).

Doors open at 7:30pm; entry is a paltry £5 full price, an even more paltry £3.50 for concessions, and a ludicrous £2 for slammers. Find us on Facebook.

Hosted by Alex Iamb and Fay Roberts.

“The best live poetry is to be found at The Hammer & Tongue slams”
(The Sunday Times)

A poetry slam is a live democratic poetry competition where random members of the audience are made judges giving scores to a series of 3 minute spoken word performances with an Olympic-style score system.

“Hammer & Tongue have reinvented the medium for the hip hop generation”
(The Guardian)

Contact Information

name: Fay Roberts
phone: 07904 488009
email: cambridge@hammerandtongue.com
website: www.hammerandtongue.co.uk

venue: The Emperor
address:
21, Hills Road
Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 1NW
map
Halfway between Station Road and Gonville Place, ten minutes' walk from the station; the large carpark is at the back, accessible down the side of the pub closest to town.

2634

 

 
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