FREE Spoken Word Poetry Competition: win the chance to perform in London’s West End!

Friday, 11 October, 2019

Eastside are celebrating their 25th anniversary by inviting 5-25 year olds around the nation to enter their FREE spoken word poetry competition called I know I wish I will. 

500 competition entrants from across the nation will be selected to perform their poetry on stage within London’s West End, featuring in an epic 25-hour spoken word poetry marathon in March 2020.

Make your voice heard!  To get involved, download your free competition guide and watch online videos featuring professional spoken word poets here, providing everything you need to enter the competition.

Are you looking for poetry teaching ideas? Download your free handbook here with poetry lesson plans and a library of videos to support students in writing and performing high quality spoken word poetry to enter into the competition.

For further information please contact Liana on or call 020 7033 2380.


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