Voices of Today National Youth Festival

by Jill O’Craven In the last week of July, London Poetry Slam sent a team to the second annual Voices of Today festival in Toronto, bringing together youth poets from across the country. From attending workshops, features, and bouts during the day to stargazing on the balcony and making late-night trips to A&W, the trip … read more

Congrats Michelle, our Indies Qualifier Slam winner!

Congratulations to Michelle for winning our January Indies Qualifier Slam! Michelle will be traveling to Vancouver in April 2018 to compete at the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam against 40 top poets from across the country. CIPS (“Indies”) is part of Verses Festival. To learn more about CIPS, click here

Voices of Today Nat’l Youth Fest

London Poetry Slam sent its first youth team to the national youth festival Voices of Today, in Toronto Aug 2017. Formerly YouthCanSlam, the youth festival boasts a slam competition and a series of workshops, panels, features, and other opportunities for young poets from across the country to connect and learn. Congrats to Eric Trudell (winner … read more

Your 2017 London Poetry Slam team!

Congrats to Grand Slam Champ Michelle, and team members TedO, Alan, Eric, and Benjamin! The team will travel to the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word in October in Peterborough, Ontario!

Congrats Eric, our Indies Qualifier Slam winner!

Congratulations to Eric for winning our January Indies Qualifier Slam! Eric will be traveling to Vancouver in April 2017 to compete at the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam against 40 top poets from across the country. CIPS (“Indies”) is part of Verses Festival. To learn more about CIPS, click here

London Poetry Slam takes SECOND at CFSW 2016!!

London Poetry Slam finished second place overall, behind champions Guelph Poetry Slam, at the 2016 Canadian Festival of Spoken Word held in Winnipeg, Manitoba, October 24th – 29th Team members Alan Leangvan, Inali Barger, Jayme Archibald, Levi Hord, and Eric Trudell advanced to semi-finals, and then finals, for the first time in London Poetry Slam’s … read more

Your 2016 London Poetry Slam team!

Congratulations to Grand Slam Champion Alan, and team members Eric, Jayme, Inali, and Levi! The team will travel to the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word in Winnipeg in October representing our fine slam!

Congrats Alan, our Indies Qualifier Slam winner!

Congratulations to Alan for winning our January Indies Qualifier Slam! Alan will be travelling to Vancouver in April 2016 to compete at the Canadian Individual Poetry Slam against 40 top poets from across the country. CIPS (“Indies”) is part of Verses Festival. To learn more about CIPS, click here

Indies Qualifier Slam – now in January!

Every year the London Poetry Slam names a poet who travels to Vancouver in April to represent our fine city and slam at the Canadian Individial Poetry Slam (Indies/CIPS), part of Verses Festival. Last year in February ten top poets from our standings battled it out in our first ever Indies Qualifier Slam, a 1-2-3 … read more

Culture Days at London Roundhouse

We were very happy to take part at Doors Open/London Culture Days on Sept 26th for the third year in a row, and loved being set up to perform at the beautiful London Roundhouse. We introduced spoken word and our slam to many visitors, and even had three new (to us) voices share poems! Check … read more