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Hammer & Tongue return to the Elgar Room after 2017’s sell-out success.

Who is the UK’s greatest performance poet / spoken word artist / verbalised mind / master of spit and wit? Poetry slam champions from all over the UK will compete for the title during a two day literary extravaganza.

The Team and Individual Slam titles will be decided in a weekend extravaganza of spoken word that will include performances from invited special guest artists and last year’s champion.

Full line-up of guest artists TBC

‘Hammer & Tongue have reinvented the medium for the hip hop generation’
The Guardian

‘The best live poetry is to be found at The Hammer & Tongue Slams’
The Sunday Times