Cambridge

Cambridge Hammer & Tongue presents a year round programme of poetry slams with touring guest artists at Cambridge Junction, Clifton Way, Cambridge CB1 7GX (01223 511511). The events generally take place on the first Friday of every month.

Fay Roberts is the Regional Coordinator.
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Coming up:

Friday 7 September 2018 – Cambridge Regional Slam Final

Link to Facebook event here; buy tickets online here.

Our twelve slam finalists are:

  • Nathan Smith won the October 2017 Heat. In his own words: “Once refused service at a Wetherspoons.”
    Follow his Twitter feed @NathanProbably
  • Nathan Smith at Strawberry Fair

    Nathan Smith at Strawberry Fair – we find it best not to ask

  • Rosamund O’Donnell won the November 2017 Heat. In her own words: “Paid to sleep on student’s floors”
    Find out more here
  • Rosie O’Donnell

    Rosie O’Donnell

  • Ken Cumberlidge ALSO won the November 2017 Heat. In his own words: “Baby. Child. Grown-up (yeah right).”
    Find out more here
  • Ken Cumberlidge

    Ken Cumberlidge

  • Jack Bateman won the December 2017 Heat. In his own words: “Poetry by a theatrical, angry homosexual”
    Find out more here
  • Jack Bateman at FreakSpeak

    Jack Bateman at FreakSpeak

  • Guy Doza won the January 2018 Heat. In his own words: “Part time speechwriter, full time troublemaker.”
    Find out more here
    Follow his Twitter feed @guydoza
  • Guy Doza

    Guy Doza

  • Adam Cedric Rivers won the February 2018 Heat. In his own words: “Bald, but in a charismatic way.”
    Follow his Twitter feed @damcedricrivers
  • Adam Cedric Rivers

    Adam Cedric Rivers

  • Barney Leeke won the March 2018 Heat. In his own words: “Modern psalmist from a science background”
    Find out more here
  • Barney Leeke

    Barney Leeke

  • Rebecca Cooney won the April 2018 Heat. In her own words: “Tea-fuelled poet, journalist and hopeless idealist.”
    Find out more here
    Follow her Twitter feed @RebeccaKCooney
  • Rebecca Cooney

    Rebecca Cooney

  • Matthias Ediger won the May 2018 Heat. In his own words: “Dancer: ground, aerial and with words.”
    Find out more here
    Follow him on Twitter: @MMEpoetry
  • Mattias Ediger at Other Voices

    Mattias Ediger at Other Voices

  • Peter Stockton ALSO won the May 2018 Heat. In his own words: “rates reading, writing, Reading and being right”
  • Peter Stockton

    Peter Stockton

  • Daryl Sharpe won the June 2018 Heat. In her own words: “Shortish, feistyish, loud-mouthed sort of poet.”
    Find out more here.
    Join her on Facebook here
  • Daryl Sharpe

    Daryl Sharpe

  • Amber-Page won the Strawberry Slam 2018 Heat. In her own words: “Short, scouse and loud.”
    Find out more here
    Follow her Twitter feed @amberpagepoetry
  • Amber-Page Poetry

    Amber-Page Poetry

    2018-19 Season details to be updated shortly.