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, 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.

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Poet performing at Out-Spoken
7:45 pm
Thu 30 Jan 2020
7:45 pm | Thu 30 Jan 2020
literature & poetry
poetry
Robin Robertson headlines London’s premier evening of poetry and live music, now at Southbank Centre
Robin Robertson headlines London’s premier evening of poetry and live music, now at Southbank...
Poet performing at Out-Spoken
7:45 pm
Thu 27 Feb 2020
7:45 pm | Thu 27 Feb 2020
literature & poetry
spoken word & live literature
See stars at February’s poetry and live music gathering, led by poet laureate Simon Armitage
See stars at February’s poetry and live music gathering, led by poet laureate Simon Armitage
Out-Spoken host poet Joelle Taylor
7:45 pm
Thu 26 Mar 2020
7:45 pm | Thu 26 Mar 2020
literature & poetry
poetry
Scotland’s national poet Jackie Kay headlines an evening of great spoken word and music
Scotland’s national poet Jackie Kay headlines an evening of great spoken word and music
Poet with Out-Spoken awards
7:45 pm
Thu 30 Apr 2020
7:45 pm | Thu 30 Apr 2020
literature & poetry
poetry
Make a wish at the eighth birthday party of London’s premier poetry and live music evening
Make a wish at the eighth birthday party of London’s premier poetry and live music evening

shop london literature festival

'Isometric Books' Coaster Set

The Poetry Pharmacy Return

Capri Bookmark

Literary 'Tea Large Enough' Tote Bag