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SAY OWT SCRATCH CLUB York Explore Library 24th June & 29th July 12.30 Free entry! Different to a normal event: There’s no stage and no audience. Simply bring a poem along! This could be the very first draft, a new-ish poem you’re trying out, a poem you think needs polishing or even a tried and tested piece you need some fresh thoughts on. You can also come and just sit and watch if you like. In a safe and friendly environment we share poems for supportive and constructive feedback. It’s also totally free and, as is traditional, we have free biscuits too. Event will be on ground floor (step free access); disabled toilets available. Lift to toilets; also disabled toilet on ground floor, accessible via staff.
SAY OWT CLASH OF CHAMPIONS 2018 City Screen Basement, York 7th July 7.30 £7 Since 2014, Say Owt has been hosting sizzling spoken word slams.
Each slam has a winner, someone who the audience have voted their favourite act of the night. Once a year we gather these Champions from across the UK in a wild night of performance poetry, spoken word and raw verse.
This year we have competitors travelling from Leeds, Hull, Peterborough, Bristol and London, each one a stalwart of their scenes and full of skill, hungry to be crowned Champion of Champions!
Plus special guests Rose Condo and Dave Jarman
Rose Condo has been smashing the spoken word scene, winning slams in Newcastle, Edinburgh and York. Her verse is littered with stories, charm and wit.
Dave Jarman is no stranger to the York scene. A regular feature part of both the spoken word and music circuit, Dave’s poetry is honest, energetic and full of gobby love.
SAY OWT SHOWCASE Th Teapot, Parliament Street, Great Yorkshire Fringe 25th July 2018 7.00-8.00pm £7
Say Owt are gearing up to gatecrash the Great Yorkshire Fringe with a raw melting pot of poets delivering rapid fire, heartfelt, energetic and exciting spoken word. This sizzling showcase will parade some of the finest word-weavers that will make you laugh, cheer and quite possibly get a hearty dose of Feelings.
“York poetry powerhouse.” – One And Other Book tickets here: http://www.greatyorkshirefringe.com/venues/the-tea-pot/say-owt-showcase/