Out-Spoken

We’re excited to partner with Out-Spoken, one of London’s premier live poetry and music nights and a champion for diversity of voice in writing and performance.

In a year-long residency beginning in May, we are working with Out-Spoken to bring monthly events and masterclasses to Southbank Centre.

Literature & Poetry events

Find out about some of London's most exciting and high-profile literary events happening all year-round at Southbank Centre.

explore our programme

The founder of Out-Spoken discusses his journey through poetry in this in-depth interview
Workshop participants sat at a table
1:00 pm
Sat 11 May 2019
1:00 pm | Sat 11 May 2019
literature & poetry
poetry
When is a poem finished? Find out at a workshop with the poet and founder of Out-Spoken
When is a poem finished? Find out at a workshop with the poet and founder of Out-Spoken
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Poet performing on stage
7:45 pm
Thu 16 May 2019
7:45 pm | Thu 16 May 2019
literature & poetry
poetry
Poets Raymond Antrobus, Inua Ellams and Rebecca Tamás share their work in the first of a new series
Poets Raymond Antrobus, Inua Ellams and Rebecca Tamás share their work in the first of a new series
Workshop participants sat at a table
1:00 pm
Sat 15 Jun 2019
1:00 pm | Sat 15 Jun 2019
literature & poetry
poetry
Tell your own story at a workshop on poetry reportage with the poet and founder of SLAMbassadors
Tell your own story at a workshop on poetry reportage with the poet and founder of SLAMbassadors
Poet performing on stage
7:45 pm
Thu 20 Jun 2019
7:45 pm | Thu 20 Jun 2019
literature & poetry
poetry
Soak up music and spoken word at an evening with poets Ilya Kaminsky, Sabrina Mahfouz and Kei Miller
Soak up music and spoken word at an evening with poets Ilya Kaminsky, Sabrina Mahfouz and Kei Miller
Workshop participants sat at a table
1:00 pm
Sat 13 Jul 2019
1:00 pm | Sat 13 Jul 2019
literature & poetry
poetry
Uncover your creativity at a poetry workshop with the author of incisive, intimate poetry
Uncover your creativity at a poetry workshop with the author of incisive, intimate poetry
Poet performing on stage
7:45 pm
Mon 22 Jul 2019
7:45 pm | Mon 22 Jul 2019
literature & poetry
poetry
Take a seat for an evening of poetry, featuring Morgan Parker, Brian Patten and Hannah Sullivan
Take a seat for an evening of poetry, featuring Morgan Parker, Brian Patten and Hannah Sullivan