Birmingham Friday 6th  -  Sunday 8th March

Our largest tournament to date

UniSlam uses poetry as a tool to engage, inspire and empower.

We have created platforms for young people and emerging artists to share their stories on a national scale, providing training and development opportunities for writers to grow their skills, confidence and careers.

Find out more about our Programmes below.



Unislam festival
The UK’s largest team poetry slam tournament, providing workshops, talks and fringe events to the next generation of British poetry talent.
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Supporting 11-19 year olds who face barriers in accessing education and literature.
Natioal youth poetry showcase
Uplifting the voices of 16-25 year olds, developing their skills and celebrating their work.
Slambassadros Midlands weekend
The first ever SLAMbassadors weekend for writers aged 14-19 years in the Midlands.
Post-emerging cohort
Career development programme for poets who have left the ‘emerging artist’ stage and the associated 16-25 years age bracket.
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Career development opportunities for our network of UniSlam alumni.



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