Lower the Bar

Lower the Bar

Back by unpopular demand, Raise the Bar presents its awful Christmas event Lower the Bar. The worst hour of poetry you’ve ever heard, followed by the option to stay for drinks as we will be running a bar on the night too. Carly Etherington, Saili Katebe, Sam...
Raise the Bar ‘Spotlight’ | Tom Sastry’s Book Launch

Raise the Bar ‘Spotlight’ | Tom Sastry’s Book Launch

Raise the Bar’s popular ‘Spotlight’ open mic event is back for a special edition at PRSC, celebrating the launch of Tom Sastry’s ‘Complicity’ with Nine Arches Press. Spotlight focuses on the emerging talent pool of Bristol and its...
Meta-slam V2.1 Featuring Leilah King and Ruari Quinn

Meta-slam V2.1 Featuring Leilah King and Ruari Quinn

Meta-Slam is a competition where 8 poets will be randomly selected from a pool of applicants to compete for a £50 headlining set in the heart of Bristol. We strive to make the event as close as possible to a fair and balanced cometition where pure lyrical skill and...
Meta-Slam V2.0 – Featuring Imogen Downes

Meta-Slam V2.0 – Featuring Imogen Downes

Meta-slam: A slam that aims to refine the Poetry Slam into a well oiled machine, with no score creep, real judges and a cash prize for the winner. Updated ruleset, new visuals, faster runtime, better content, expect updates of this size and magnitude every time a new...