A Monthly Open Mic Platform
Established in 2013
Live at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall and streamed on YouTube on the first Thursday of every month.
The livestream is available through our YouTube channel.
What is Poetry Jam?
Poetry Jam is a movement
Poetry Jam is a community
Poetry Jam is a chance to speak up
Poetry Jam is innovation
Poetry Jam is individuality
Poetry Jam is unapologetic
Poetry Jam is love
Poetry Jam is comedy
Poetry Jam is raw
Poetry Jam is real
Poetry Jam is the first Thursday of every month
Poetry Jam is an open mic night for your first poem or your fifty-first.
It’s a place where the topic can go from love, to comedy, to grief in a heartbeat.
It’s a place for free verse, for slam, for sonnets and for lyrics.
It’s raw, uncensored and sometimes explicit.
Everyone is welcome, whether you’re just here to drink in the culture, or you want to speak up and be heard.
PERFORMERS, POETS, SPOKEN WORD ARTISTS!
We ask poets to send us prerecorded videos of their performance to us for a chance to feature in the livestream. Send your video submission to firstname.lastname@example.org via WeTransfer or WhatsApp to 07521632819. To perform at the main event, you need to buy your ticket via Symphony Hall’s website and sign up on the night.