Colchester PoetrySlam

PoetrySlam landscape credit Tim Marrs 1
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Showing on:
Thu 7 May 2020
Duration:
1hr 30mins
Price:
FREE - booking required

Mercury Online presents PoetrySlam! An evening of Colchester’s finest lyrical wordsmiths and spoken-word trailblazers.

Join us to watch ten of our best balladeers pit against one another with YOU deciding who wins.

Check out this amazing line-up:

Leon Helsby
Sadie Orlando
Ethan Hamilton
Barrie Strawson
Lottie Hicks
Jacko Pook
Sarah Jane Baxter
Johnny Mogs
Ricky Frost
Delilah Tahiri

Supported with live music from amazing Essex based artists Brooke Parrat, Al Morris and Laura Wyatt and hosted by local theatre-maker Richard Bland, this evening promises to be a riot. Sign up, BYO and we’ll see you there!

Spaces are FREE but limited, so must be booked in advance.

There will be a signer for our D/deaf customers.

This event will take place via Zoom – details will be emailed to bookers on the day.

Our #MercuryOnline programme is free for all to access, however if you would like support your local theatre with a donation during this time, please click here to find out how.

Illustration by Tim Marrs

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