Find the Right Words
About This Show
Find The Right Words is a poetry and rap night in Leicester which each month features two of the most exciting performers from around the UK.
There are also 10 open mic spots to local acts and the challenge for an audience member to write and perform a poem based on suggestions from the audience.
On this monthly podcast Jess Green introduces a selection of poems from the open mic spots and highlights from the headliners.
Most Recent Episode
Find the Right Words: Jasmine Gardosi and Adele Hampton
Jasmine Gardosi likes to write about weird things in unweird places – kind of like her, everywhere. She is the current Cheltenham Poetry Festival Slam Champion, last year’s Mix It Up Midlands Slam Champion and one of the winners of the International Pangaea Poetry Slam 2015. She has appeared on BBC Radio 3’s The Verb, was shortlisted for Birmingham Poet Laureate 2014/15 and was a finalist in the Out-Spoken Poetry Prize for Performance 2015.
Adele Hampton was a member of the Washington DC 2013 Beltway Poetry’s National Slam Team. She has performed at The John F Kennedy Centre for the Performing Arts and is a Capturing Fire Queer Spoken Word Summit Slam finalist
Plus open mic and the speed poem challenge.
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Theme Songs "Singing in the Rain instrumental" and "Mocking Bird instrumental" by David Mumford.
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