Poetry ‘slam’ in Otley Word Feast

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As part of the Otley Word Feast 2014 there will be a packed programme of events on Saturday, March 29, from 2pm to 4pm at Otley Courthouse.

There will be a free-to-enter Youth Poetry Slam for young people aged 12-18, in association with Prince Henry’s Grammar School. This innovative event will be compered by Zodwa Nyoni, playwright and poet in residence at Ilkley Literature Festival 2013.

Preparations for poetry-slamming began with a showing of Leeds Young Authors' critically acclaimed film: We Are Poets' and students at the school will have a slam workshop with James Nash on Tuesday.

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