spoken word Articles

Album Review: The Line Is A Curve – Kae Tempest

Album Review: The Line Is A Curve – Kae Tempest

Conrad Pope reviews the excellent new LP from South London spoken-word artist Kae Tempest.
Art In Mancunia: Sonny Baker Royle

Art In Mancunia: Sonny Baker Royle

Phedra Broch writes about what we can expect from A.I.M 2020 applicant, Sonny Baker Royle
Art in Mancunia: Tom Branfoot

Art in Mancunia: Tom Branfoot

Phedra Broch disccuses poet and Art In Mancunia 2020 applicant, Tom Branfoot, and his poems ‘Bonfire Night’ and ‘Widowed’
Review: One Mic Stand

Review: One Mic Stand

Margherita Concina reviews Contact and Young Identity’s One Mic Stand
Review: ‘What’s in a Mind?’: A Night of Poetry Looking at Mental Health

Review: ‘What’s in a Mind?’: A Night of Poetry Looking at Mental Health

Writer Lauren Poole recalls ‘What’s in a Mind?’, a poetry and spoken word evening focusing on mental health
Opinion: All of the hate Hobo Johnson receives is exactly why you should be listening to him

Opinion: All of the hate Hobo Johnson receives is exactly why you should be listening to him

Writer Reece Ritchie explores why Hobo Johnson is an artist which people love to love, but, also love to hate and why Hobo Johnson’s own brand of alternativeness is one everyone should explore
Art in Mancunia: Frank Radcliffe-Adams

Art in Mancunia: Frank Radcliffe-Adams

Art in Mancunia presents an award-winning spoken word poet, languages student Frank Adams, who will wow you with his powerful words and masterfully constructed poetry
What’s On: Live Literature in Manchester

What’s On: Live Literature in Manchester

A quick roundup of all book-related events coming up this term in and around Manchester
Hot Right Now: Kate Tempest

Hot Right Now: Kate Tempest

Tempest stretches the boundaries of spoken word, writing and rap. Her work is a brutally honest depiction and she’s only getting better at telling it.
Live Review: Rex Orange County

Live Review: Rex Orange County

The 19-year-old rising star put on a smooth, charming show at Gorilla
Review: Punk in Drublic – A Night of Spoken Word, Poetry & Comedy

Review: Punk in Drublic – A Night of Spoken Word, Poetry & Comedy

Poetry and comedy violently clash in the name of charity
Preview: Louder than Words Festival returns to Manchester

Preview: Louder than Words Festival returns to Manchester

Louder than Words Festival returns to Manchester to celebrate the relationship between music and writing
Manchester Creative Writing Society 2015

Manchester Creative Writing Society 2015

Find out what’s new with the Manchester Creative Writing Society and how you can get involved
Chanje Kunda – the Renaissance Woman

Chanje Kunda – the Renaissance Woman

Nicole Tamer interviews the talented poet, dancer and performer, Chanje Kunda.
Surprise and delight at The Castle Hotel

Surprise and delight at The Castle Hotel

Bad Language’s spoken word event takes an evening in the pub into a realm of uncertainty and suprise
What’s On: in spoken word this month

What’s On: in spoken word this month

Get yourself to a real live speaking words event

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