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

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

Community Forum

London Poetry Slam will be hosting its first Community Forum! Meeting will be held Friday August 21st 4-6pm in Victoria Park (meet at the bandshell). We want to hear your feedback, ideas, and questions about our monthly slams, other spoken word community events, and your own poetic journey/what you need to grow as a writer … read more

CFSW Reflections

Reflections from the five poets who travelled to the 2014 Canadian Festival of Spoken Word (CFSW): Emma Blue (1st festival): “I’m not exaggerating when I say CFSW was a life-changing experience. If you want to see the real ability of spoken word to empower, educate, and enlighten, you have to try to go.” Ceilidhe Miller … read more