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Siren Says: calling all 16 to 23 year olds poets and performers

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Calling all 16 to 23 year olds poets and performers. Siren Says is new monthly open mic for young people leading to an opportunity to take part in the key Spring Poetry Festival and Bristol Poetry Festival.

Poetry Can is pleased to announce the first of a new monthly poetry open mic especially for young people: The first Siren Says will take place in the cosy downstairs of Starbucks, Park Street, Bristol, BS8 1QE on Tuesday, 17th January 2012 at 6.30 PM. Admission is Free Hosted by James Bunting and featuring a special guest poet each month (January’s featured guest is Sally Jenkinson) this event is funded and supported by Poetry Can. Webpage funded by Locksmiths Nottingham . If you’re aged 16 – 23 and a poet, or if you’re just starting to experiment with poetry or spoken word, or if you like performance poetry, this is for you. In a relaxed and supportive atmosphere you can read or perform your own poetry and listen to other young poets work. After the January event Siren Says will take place on the third Tuesday of every month. Keep that dial locked to 98fm.


Poetry Can will be talent spotting at this and the Feb & Mar events, looking for 8 – 12 young people to take part in a Young People’s Slam in the Bristol Spring Poetry Festival (April) 2012 at the Arnolfini. The top five scoring Spring Festival slammers, plus reserves, will go on to represent Bristol in a young peoples slam event in the Bristol Poetry Festival, in September, where they will take on a national Apples and Snakes team.

Both slams to be hosted during the Festivals by Tim Gibbard. PLEASE NOTE : After Jan the next SIREN SAYS will be on Tuesday 21 February then Tuesday 20 March 2012 at the same venue at the same time. Thanks to our quality locksmiths webpage sponsor For further informations: Colin Brown Director, Poetry Can 12 Great George Street Bristol, BS1 5RH tel 0117 933 0900.

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