Hammer & Tongue March

Date:Fri 06 Mar
Venue:J3 (full capacity seated show)
Price:Pay What You Feel

Eight compete for a place in the Regional Final next September.

Tina Sederholm is a poet and theatre-maker. Described as ‘Completely spellbinding’ ***** (Edfringe Review) and ’Stunning’ ***** (Three Weeks), she has created four one woman shows that have toured extensively, including six runs at the Edinburgh Fringe. She has won over 20 slams and is the author of six books, the latest being Everything Wrong With You Is Beautiful. She is currently working on a new show, REST, which will premiere in the summer and another poetry collection (This Is Not Therapy). She wants to live in a world where people laugh with each other, not at each other.

Neelam Saredia-Brayley is an award-winning poet who has been captivating audiences for the past 7 years. Effortlessly warm and honest, Neelam writes her way into light and strength; taking the audience with her on a journey towards hope. Neelam works with illustrators, musicians and contemporary dancers to create multi-disciplinary pieces that are completely unique to Kent’s poetry scene. In 2019 she was awarded Arts Council funding to develop her first spoken word poetry show; Queer Brown Skin.

Hosted by local poet, musician, and unrepentant geek: Fay Roberts

Fancy taking part? If you would like to perform at Hammer & Tongue please fill in an online form HERE


You can now Pay What You Feel for the majority of our arts programme, with tickets from £2.50. All seating is unreserved and every ticket receives the same great experience. So whether you’re feeling flush or short on cash, you can come with us on some amazing artistic journeys.

“Hammer & Tongue have reinvented the medium for the hip hop generation”

The Guardian


“The best live poetry is to be found at The Hammer & Tongue slams”

The Sunday Times

Age: 16+ (language)

Bar and Box Office open 1 hour before show start time.

All prices shown include booking fees.