WORD! Boogie Nights Poetry Special

  • This PAST event happened on: Thu, Apr 11, 2024

  • 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 disco-ball of a WORD! – with four of Leicester’s other regular poetry nights: Get Mouthy, Some-Antics, Pinggg…K! and Run Your Tongue.

    Enjoy a performance from one of the hosts of each. Get on down with Leicester’s thriving spoken word scene. Share your own work on the open mic – and do a little dance for the joy of collaboration, community and coming together.

    To book your free workshop and/or open mic spot, drop an email to [email protected].

    WORD! is an inclusive poetry organisation, delivering one of the longest running poetry nights in the UK. Alongside this, the organisation offers an ever expanding programme of other activities across Leicester and Nottinghamshire. These include regular nights in Leicester and Beeston; one off shows; a poetry festival; annual Slam; regular workshops; ongoing and one-off projects working with specific communities and a publishing imprint, WORD! Poetry. Previously nominated for a national Saboteur Award, WORD! Is also uniquely co-produced by an NHS Trust.

    “WORD! is a warm, inclusive and vital part of Midlands word culture.” – Sally Jack (Sabotage Reviews)

    “One of the most treasured and beloved nights in the region.” – Rob Gee