ELN VII: In Spoken Word – 13 May


Telling the stories of the continent through the universal rhythm of poetry, a host of Europe’s most vibrant poets and spoken word artists gather together for one night only to share their work.

Wide-ranging in theme and style, criss-crossing the local and the global, the personal and the public, there is something for everyone to enjoy, as well as the underlying music of the words which connects us all.

WITH  Baloji (Belgium), Xavier Baumaxa (Czech Republic), Christodoulos Makris (Cyprus), Joelle Taylor (UK) and Kārlis Vērdiņš (Latvia). Hosted by comedian Ava Vidal (UK)


Tickets: £10 (£8 over 60s, £7 concessions) – click here to book tickets

18.30, Wednesday 13 May | Entrance Hall, British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB


The evening events at the British Library will be followed by a reception in the Entrance Hall of the British Library, open to everyone who has attended the In Spoken Word event. It will include music, a glass of wine and the chance to buy books by the authors participating in the events and have them signed.