The P Word Sessions – March 2021!

The Motley Bauhaus 102 Scotchmer St, Fitzroy North

Once more, two silken wonders of speaking the words, an open mic full of first-timers, long-timers, old-timers and double-timers (“man, that idiot MC speak fast” says the voice in Anth’s head”), a venue of joy and glee in the Motley Bauhaus and Amanda trying to keep the whole thing cobbled. Who are these two top […]


Mother Tongue: International Women’s Day ONLINE


Mother Tongue is staying ONLINE for a very special event to celebrate International Women’s Day 2021… With 3 incredible Mini-Features and 8 open mic spots available, we have a real treat in store for you. Mother Tongue- Supporting the rise of women's voices for 8 YEARS! Mother Tongue is a place for Passionate, Powerful, Vulnerable […]

Wordcraft Workshops: From Thoughts to Poetry

Wordcraft brings its first poetry workshop, targeted at those who are starting out with the spoken word. This workshop is a beginner's look at how to craft a spoken word piece. Covering strategies that will become a part of your writing toolkit, join 2020 Australian Poetry Slam Champion, Ren Alessandra for this informal but instructive […]


To The Ends Of The ‘Verse – March!

Open Studio 204 High St, Northcote

Well, what's this here then?!? Yes indeedy do, it is our first gig for the year! Doors open at 7pm, gig starts at 7:10pm and finishes at 9pm. We have 2 hours to fit all the art in, so you leave the night full of spoken word and jazzy tunes from improvised music magic makers, […]


La Mama Poetica June 2021

La Mama Courthouse Theatre 349 Drummond St, Carlton

La Mama presented poetry for the first time in 1967, now curated by Amanda Anastasi, La Mama Poetica remains a night of some of the best spoken word and poetry that Melbourne has to offer, with a diverse selection of both emerging and established poets. In June we present: Michael Farrell Emilie Collyer Thabani Tshuma […]

$10 – $20