30 Silver Street, Reading, RG1 2ST

Dreading Slam

Free entry but donations welcome

Dreading Slam is a friendly, open mic poetry competition. We welcome poets of all standards, as well as any audience who want the chance to appreciate live poetry. The reason for having a competition is to encourage the poets to perform work that connects with the audience.

Each poet reads two of their own poems (limited to 3 minutes each), which are scored out of ten by three members of the audience who have volunteered to be judges. The top three poets qualify for a final to find the best poet in Berkshire (for few weeks).

There is the chance to read outside the competition, although the 3 minute limit still applies.

We have also introduced a quick-fire fun competition for each month.

Dreading Slam meets on the first Sunday of each month at 7.30pm.

Main Hall
Sun 5 Dec, 7:30pm
Sun 2 Jan, 7:30pm
Sun 6 Feb, 7:30pm
Sun 6 Mar, 7:30pm
Sun 3 Apr, 7:30pm
Sun 1 May, 7:30pm
Sun 5 Jun, 7:30pm
Sun 3 Jul, 7:30pm
Sun 7 Aug, 7:30pm
Sun 4 Sep, 7:30pm
Sun 2 Oct, 7:30pm
Sun 6 Nov, 7:30pm
Sun 4 Dec, 7:30pm

Volunteers for this event

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