Oh sweet hot sun stick me some clothes on!
The fabulous middle of July is hotting up nicely here around South London. There sure is a lot of exceptional spoken word and live poetry events stacking up through these modern boroughs of the capital. I’ve been exploring reference points – to help promote the burgeoning Open Mic event that is Beck’ beat Poetry at The Beckenham Bookshop once a month. To wit, these collected links will transport you to some awesome and thought blossoming events as it suits you to review:
Any of the above will help expand you planes of perception – uncovering those exciting doors that appear locked from the fast-paced road of modernity.
The next Open-Mic Beck’ Beat is on August 2 (Tuesday) in Beckenham and we have a special Open Mic event scheduled at the Blackfriars Settlement on Friday 12 August. This one’s a fatter night, with refreshments, noise and the underground in ambling distance…
In other news: I recently set up a separate Twitter identity for the Beck’ Beat Poetry open mic sessions and have been panicking about using it since! Follow us here for sporadic and mildly Poem themed tweets: @beckbeatpoetry
I look forward to seeing some of you about and around over the summer.
This is a real-world event, previous episodes can be checked out on the Facebook Page.