We are excited to invite you come and celebrate five years of Spoken Word London
with us at the Bunker Theatre UK
on the 10th and 11th of February!
There will be an interactive photography exhibition with sound and video installations. Featuring the photographs of Cathal Moran
, Anthony Adams
, Lauren Aimee Marschall
, Laurie Poole
, Marie DL
and George Sydney Selwyn-Brace
During the day when the exhibition is open, there will be a program of workshops and live performances. More details coming soon…
There will also be two special events:
The Anti-Hate Anthology Book Launch:
A book launch for our Anti-Hate Anthology from 7.30 pm on the 10th, with featured readings and an opportunity to buy the book
Spoken Word London 5th Anniversary: Anti-Hate:
A special anniversary event from 7.30 pm on the 11th,
with featured readings alongside open mic
Spoken Word London is an open-mic poetry and performance night for anyone to come and join in, whether to speak or listen. Everyone who wants to speak gets five minutes, but no one gets more than five minutes. Speak in whichever format you want, sharing your own or others' work.
Free entry, but please buy a drink (or more) at the bar.
Watch a brilliant short documentary upon SWL and some of its regular readers, made by Amelia Hazlitt, here: http://vimeo.com/103176010
And a feature length film of our first anniversary of SWL 'Anti-Hate', made by Timothy Lock, here: https://youtube.com/watch?v=Dk-TXhERNHo
You can also read an academic dissertation written on SWL here, by William Barns-Graham, on 'Lost in the Moment: Opening Up Utopian Performance With the Lost Generation at Spoken Word London':https://academia.edu/9916694/Lost_in_the_Moment_Opening_Up_Utopian_Performance_with_the_Lost_Generation_at_Spoken_Word_London
Check out a recent conversation between SWL's organisers Hannah Gordon and Patrick Cash about the night, filmed by Process Productions: