WORD!Slam 2022 - with Rob Gee and Lydia Towsey

  • This PAST event happened on: Thu, Nov 24, 2022

  • Venue:Attenborough Arts Centre, Lancaster Road, LE1 7HA
  • Time:7:30pm
  • Cost:£4 / £7
  • Web Address:https://www2.le.ac.uk/hosted/attenborougharts/whatson

  • Join us for a first WORD!Slam back since the pandemic - and first ever WORD!Slam staging at Attenborough Arts...

    With great poems and big prizes, the event will be hosted by Rob Gee, multi-award winning and ‘seriously funny’ (Sunday Mirror) and Lydia Towsey, WORD! Host and Creative Director - ’funny, irreverent and rude, thanks to her mum, God bless them both’ (Mark Gwynne Jones)

    Featuring slammers from Leicester and beyond and a special performance from Rosa Fernandez - a spoken word artist and two-time Word! Slam winner who has performed at venues and festivals across the UK and been published in the UK and Canada.

    To take part in a free performance based workshop with Rob and Lydia (4.30-6.30pm prior to the show) and/or to sign up for the open mic, email [email protected]

    If you would like to take part and/or attend and have any access needs, please do not hesitate to get in touch via the same email, [email protected]

    "The atmosphere in the room that was nothing short of electric. It was everything I hoped it would be." - Rob Gee (WORD!Slam! Compere, 2018)