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A range of spoken word poets performing at the Apple and Snakes event Jawdance at Richmix, Bethnal Green on 22nd February 2012. Featuring: Kat Francois, Jason Pinney, Lucy Watkins, Emeka Ene, Bianca Beckles-Rose, Errol McGlashan, Anthony Fairweather, Uniq Sistar, Graham Eccles, Maria Slovakova.
On Pick of the Line this week we bring you our guide to spoken word events in east London. Spoken word is an upcoming form of poetry performance. Across east London artists and enthusiasts gather in halls, pubs, bars and restaurants to share their love of spoken poetry. Following a…
Although spoken word is not new, it is only now edging into the mainstream. A YouTube video featuring spoken word poet Mark Grist (currently studying for a creative writing MA at Lewisham’s Goldsmiths College) facing Manchester grime MC Blizzard in a rap battle recently went viral, gaining widespread media coverage,…