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january, 2020

22jan7:30 pmFeaturedPeterborough Poetry Slam7:30 pm The Sapphire Room, 137 Hunter St. WEvent Type:Literary


Event Details

Fourth Wednesday of every month – Speak Up! Speak Out!

It’s almost that time of the month again! Come push back against the arrival of the cold and the long nights with us. We’re getting ready to Slam!

Peterborough Poetry Slam and Open Mic as hopeful poets compete to be crowned our November Champion. We’ll be announcing our feature soon so check back in for details, but in the meantime mark the date in your calendars.

7:30 Sign-up for Open Mic and Slam
8:00 Start

POETS: Regular Slam Rules Apply!

All poems must be written by the performer
Poets will need two poems to compete
Each poem can be up to 3 minutes long
Poets will be given a 10 second grace period
At 3:10 half a point will be deducted from the Poet’s score
An Additional half point will be deducted for each additional 10 seconds over time that the poem goes
No costumes, props, musical accompaniment or nudity
Service animals and adaptive devices are welcome and encouraged

Open Mic Spots will be limited to 5 minutes.

Come on out and play with us!



(Wednesday) 7:30 pm


The Sapphire Room

137 Hunter St. W

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