Technologies of Re-Enchantment

Technologies of Re-Enchantment

How can we communicate heavy issues in a way that brings people in? This workshop is for writers of all abilities and genres who want to develop ninja skills to enchant, provoke and persuade. Part of the School of Activism 2.0 curriculum.

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.

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 surrounding areas, providing a relaxed and welcoming environment for newbies, veterans and anybody in between to perform their work to a warm and intimate audience in the heart of Stokes Croft.

Potent Whisper + Question Time – ‘How can the left beat Boris?’

Potent Whisper + Question Time – ‘How can the left beat Boris?’

Come and join us for an evening of performance and a People’s Question Time ahead of the demonstration at the Tory party conference in late September. London based spoken Word artist, author and community organiser Potent Whisper will open the evening before a panel of speakers discuss the question of how the left can beat Boris?

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...
Meta-Slam

Meta-Slam

A brand new slam is coming to Bristol and it’s coming in hot! Meta-Slam is a competition where 10 poets will be randomly selected from a pool of applicants to compete for £100 in prize money, using nothing but their words, their wits and their ability to impress...