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The Poetry Society

The Poetry Society is a national umbrella organisation that promotes the welfare of poets and poetry. It does this through its websites and through activities including workshops, public events, poetry competitions and the publications Poetry News and Poetry Review. Our funding contributes to its core costs.

Funding awards

  • 2012-2013: £360,000
  • 2013-2014: £360,000
  • 2014-2015: £370,000

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SLAMbassadors Final Promo 31 Oct 2014

Over the last 12 months the Poetry Society's SLAMbassadors project has been working with young people across the country to give them a voice, and to identify the spoken word stars of tomorrow. The seven winners will be performing at the Clore Ballroom, Southbank Centre, London on 31st October 2014, 4-7pm. Come and see the future of poetry.

James Farm

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Zeeke British

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Toby The Man in the Corner

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

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Shreya Love Is All You Need

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Luke The Football Story

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Lucy Blank Piece of Paper

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Logan Courageous

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Josha Silence

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Joe Poor People

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Jack Struggle

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Jack Poem

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Issy Straight in the Eye

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

George School is Boring

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Calumn Cricket

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Brad Death Match

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Andrea My Daddy

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Ali Homeland

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Alanah Success

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Sophie, Olivia and Macey Dyslexia

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Shannon Hashtag Selfie

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Senora Identity

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Nicole Untitled

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Michael Clap

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

Mercedes Requiem

SLAMbassadors UK is the Poetry Society's national youth slam championships, and the longest running youth slam in the country. Students work with top spoken word artists to create their own pieces around the theme of 'identity'. The Grange School worked with poet and spoken word artist Joelle Taylor. Winners are selected by a panel of judges including Kate Tempest. The national finals will be held on October 31 in the Clore Ballroom of the Royal Festival Hall 4-7pm, and feature Mark Grist. http://slam.poetrysociety.org.uk

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