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The Sofa Slam

  • The White House 884 Green Lane Dagenham, England, RM8 1BX United Kingdom (map)

The Sofa Slam is back for another workshop and slam!

Featuring John Akinde, Gabriel Wishart, & OTBC, the Sofa Slam July '18 will take place in the Light House, the White House's new pop up outdoor cinema and event space!

The Sofa Slam is Barking & Dagenham's first ever poetry slam. Hosted at the White House by UK slam champion Aislinn Evans, the Sofa Slam follows slam tradition; bringing poetry to the people, into the home. Come along on Saturday the 28th of July at 6:30 to enjoy an evening of outstanding free poetry, sign up to win a prize in the slam (limited availability)

The Sofa Slam is accompanied by a free writing workshop beforehand from 3pm to 5pm, for anyone who wants to exercise or discover their poetry writing and performing skills. The July Sofa Slam workshop will be geared towards performance.

Click here to book your free tickets!

For any queries, and to sign up for the slam or workshop, contact us at


Earlier Event: July 28
The Sofa Slam Poetry Workshop
Later Event: August 1
Poetry Circle