SLAMbassadors UK wants your spoken word

The Poetry Society’s fabulous spoken word competition SLAMbassadors wants your poems and raps on the theme of ‘Identity’. SLAMbassadors UK, the national youth slam for 12-18 year olds, has now been running for 14 years, involving as many young people as possible in reading, writing, and performing poetry. Slam is the competitive art of performance […]

Discover some sensational spoken word artists

Ollie performing. Ollie O’Neill discusses some of her favourite spoken word artists and recommends videos of them performing their work. Ollie was a 2013 winner of the Poetry Society’s spoken word competition SLAMbassadors, which is open for entries now! Toby Thompson A lot of people (like me) discover spoken word and poetry through YouTube, which, […]

The SLAMbassadors Finalists

Judges Joelle Taylor, Bea Colley and Hollie McNish have chosen their six spoken word champions for 2013 – and they invite you to come and watch the poets perform!

Become a SLAMbassador!

The Poetry Society’s fabulous spoken word competition SLAMbassadors wants your poems and raps on the theme of ‘Identity’.

Vote for the SLAMbassadors UK People’s Choice!

Vote for your favourite to win the SLAMbassadors People’s Choice Award. Five lucky voters picked at random will receive a YPN notebook. Plus enter a competition for the chance to become the official SLAMbassadors UK Reviewer.