Australian Poetry Slam

The Australian Poetry Slam is a national competition for spoken word artists. Anyone can enter. In 2017, 50 heats will be held in towns, cities and suburbs hold slam heats, in state and territory of Australia. Cafe's, libraries, festivals, community halls, pubs and clubs host these events. Audiences award scores to each poet. The favourite poet from each heat is eligible to compete at a regional or state poetry slam final. The best from each state and territory travel to Sydney, to perform for a packed out audience at the National Final. The national slam champion wins prizes and professional gigs.

Aug
2
7:00 pm19:00

QLD Cairns Slam Heat

Wed 2nd Aug: 7pm (sign up from 6.30pm)

The Tanks (Tanks 5) - 46 Collins Avenue, Edge Hill (It is adjacent to the Cairns Botanic Gardens, Centenary Lakes and Red and Blue Arrow Walking Trails of Mount Whitfield)

Details + Bookings:  (07) 4032 6600

Aug
4
3:30 pm15:30

QLD Logan Slam Workshop

Fri 4 Aug:  3.30pm - 5.30pm with Josh Donellan

Logan Hyperdrome Library, 66-70 Mandew St, Shailer Park QLD.  Please contact them directly for further details & workshop bookings on (07) 3412 4120

Aug
4
6:00 pm18:00

QLD Logan Slam Heat

Fri 4 Aug: 6pm (5.30pm sign up)

Logan Hyperdrome Library, 66-70 Mandew St, Shailer Park QLD.  Please contact them directly for further details & workshop bookings on (07) 3412 4120

Aug
6
Aug 7

NSW Byron Bay Slam Poetry Workshop

Lunch break: 1 pm to 2pm
Venue: Lone Goat Gallery - Byron Bay Library
28 Lawson Street, Byron Bay NSW
Contact:  info@wordtravels.info until 4pm August 4th. 
                Unbooked entries register at venue at 11.15 am on the day
Websitewww.byronwritersfestival.com

 

Aug
11
7:00 pm19:00

QLD Moreton Bay Slam Heat

Fri 11 Aug: 7pm (6.30pm sign up)

North Lakes Library, 10 The Corso, North Lakes QLD. Please contact them directly for further details & workshop bookings on (07) 3480 9900