2009 London Teenage Poetry SLAM, which will kick off in January

On August 11, 2008 / By Sophia / In Event News / No Comments
The inaugural meeting for Teacher Liaisons and Poet Coaches for the participating Schools will be on Saturday 31 January 2009.   Watch this space for further details…..   We are delighted to announce we have 10 London secondary schools participating in 2009 London Teenage Poetry SLAM.   The schools are: Bishop Douglass Science College, Barnet Eastlea Community School, Newham Kingsford Community School, More...

UK Teenage Poetry SLAM in Birmingham - 2008 London Teenage Poetry SLAM Participants Triumph

On July 17, 2008 / By Laura / In Uncategorized / No Comments
Three participants of the 2008 London Teenage Poetry SLAM, Esther Ufomadu (Kidbrooke), Bola Olalemi (Kidbrooke) and Annie Teriba (Kingsford), travelled to Birmingham on Friday to take part in the first individual UK Schools Poetry SLAM. There were schools from all over the country taking part and competition was tough, but all three students came away More...

SATURDAY 28 JUNE MARKED THE FINAL OF THE LONDON TEENAGE POETRY SLAM

On July 8, 2008 / By Laura / In Uncategorized / No Comments
   The final of the sixth annual London Teenage Poetry SLAM gave the talented young participants a chance to show off the writing performance skills they have developed through the course of the six-month long project. Taking place at Stratford Circus, students from seven schools across London (Lilian Baylis, Kingsford Community School, Lister Community School, Kidbrooke More...

SLAM final tickets now available

On June 18, 2008 / By Laura / In Uncategorized / No Comments
Tickets for this year’s London Teenage Poetry SLAM final, on 28 June, are now available from the Stratford Circus box office (08444 771000), priced £3 for adults and £2 for children. More...

The SLAM 2008 Poster

On May 22, 2008 / By Laura / In Uncategorized / No Comments
Click here to see the poster for this year’s SLAM final on 28 June: http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/2511390128/ More...

Teenage Poetry SLAM goes international……

On May 13, 2008 / By Laura / In Uncategorized / No Comments
The final of the very first Finnish Teenage Poetry SLAM or ‘Slämärit’ took place on Thursday 6th March 2008 at Sellosali, Leppävaara, Espoo, involving nine groups of sixth to ninth graders representing four cities. Whilst a number of prizes were on offer, rewarding categories such as ‘Most Striking Act’ and ‘Most Honest Message’, the ethos More...

Senior SLAM - 25 May

On March 31, 2008 / By Laura / In Uncategorized / 1 Comment
The Senior SLAM is an opportunity for London Teenage Poetry SLAM participants from previous years to showcase their poetry and performance.  Hosted by the Roundhouse in Camden on the 25th of May, and organised by Jacob Sam-La Rose, SLAM’s Artistic Director, and Louis Antwi, ex-SLAM contestant and promoter/organiser of PROCESS (an open mic spoken word event More...

2008 London Teenage Poetry SLAM

On March 27, 2008 / By Laura / In Uncategorized / No Comments
2008 London Teenage Poetry SLAM This year’s theme to inspire students’ exploration of ideas is My World, Our World. The SLAM aims to instil a real interest in and understanding of poetry in our students - to show them that poetry is a living, breathing thing, and that it’s something they can claim as their own. Poet More...

Chicago Itinerary for 2007 Highest Scoring Team

On October 9, 2007 / By Terry / In News / No Comments
The winners of the 2007 London Teenage Poetry SLAM - the team from Kingsford Community School will be travelling to Chicago at the end of October 2007 to visit Oak Park and River Forest High School. The following is the itinerary of their forthcoming trip. Sat. Oct. 27 –Arrive at Chicago O’Hare airport at 3:15pm –Peter +any interested More...

2007 London Teenage Poetry SLAM winners Kingsford Community School go to Chicago

On October 9, 2007 / By Terry / In Event Information, Event News, News / No Comments
The winners of the 2007 London Teenage Poetry SLAM - the team from Kingsford Community School will be travelling to Chicago at the end of October 2007 to visit OAK PARK and RIVER FOREST High School. The following is the itinerary of their forthcoming trip. Sat. Oct. 27 –Arrive at Chicago O’Hare airport at 3:15pm –Peter +any interested More...