Kate Lines @ Cherry Poets

Cherry Tree Hotel 53 Balmain St, Cremorne

This week at Cherry Poets, catch feature poet Kate Lines all the way from Goulburn, plus open mic. Cherry Poets runs every Saturday from 2-5pm - open mic sign up from 2pm, show starts 2.30pm. Delicious beer and food can be gotten from the bar. MC this week will be Steve Smart (Cherry Poets has […]


The P Word Sessions: Marchin’ On!

The Motley Bauhaus 118 Elgin Street, Carlton

Guys, gals and non-binary pals, we have once again tracked down and tagged two tantalising truly tubular feature poets to cast a spell across the room and draw all y’all in for another extra special afternoon of spoken word and blathered idiocy (Anth). For the risibly cheap price of $5, you can enjoy our limited […]


Ela Fornalska does Passionate Tongues Poetry!

The Brunswick Green 313 Sydney Road, Brunswick

Hello everyone, next Tuesday night is Passionate Tongues night! And the feature performer is Ela Fornalska.Ela would most likely disagree with me if I say that she has been a very important part of Melbourne poetry for a long time. But let me state my case: Since first seeing her at Babble in the roaring […]


IWD 2023 – Women of Banyule and Beyond – Mother Tongue 10 Year Celebration!

The Centre Ivanhoe 275 Upper Heidelberg Road, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Victoria, Melbourne, VIC

A stunning evening gala to connect and celebrate all women. Presented by Mother Tongue Poetry Hosted by Fleassy Malay Featuring 6 spoken word and music performers from Banyule and Beyond, including: Pilepileta Ebony MonCrief Sam Petersen Georgia Fields Nikki Viveca PoetPre Mother Tongue runs on the lands of the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation. […]

Yarra Valley Spoken Word

Yarra Valley ECOSS 711 Old Warburton Rd, Wesburn

Please join us to welcome Bodhi Ashah for his first time as Feature Poet, this month on Friday 10th March, 2023. Going forward we've made some alterations to our format; one being that we are going to primarily feature local Yarra Valley talent as our Feature Poets. There is so much talent in the Valley […]


Linh Tran @ Cherry Poets

Cherry Tree Hotel 53 Balmain St, Cremorne

Yes folks, the wait is over, we've got Linh Tran as our feature this week! That's two whole sets of LT magic for us all to be very excited about. You'll laugh, you'll swoon, you'll suddenly cry out 'Hey, that's so f&#$ng true what Linh just said!'. Plus open mic shenanigans, and beer/wine/whiskey to help […]


Perc.U.lations ft. Peter Salvatore Matthews

Kafe on Hemmings, Dandenong 86 Hemmings St, Dandenong

Our Poetry and Spoken Word events will be held every second Saturday of the month at 3 p.m., beginning January 14th, 2023! Our Feature for March is the hyper-observant and lyrical Peter Salvatore Matthews: "Peter Salvatore Matthews is a former gifted child exiting his burnout phase.After a career yelling spoken word epyllions about history and […]

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Spoken Word at Bar Oussou

Bar Oussou 653 Sydney Road, Brunswick, VIC

After nearly 3 years hiatus due to the pandemic, Spoken Word at Bar Oussou at long last returns to this much loved and popular venue at 653 Sydney Road Brunswick. Fortnightly from 730pm. Hosted by Danksta Downunder aka Hamish Danks Brown, nobody at all knows what is going to happen but we can all be […]


Speakeasy on Spoken Wheels

Voodoo Love Child Speakeasy Bar 143 Chapel St, St Kilda, VIC

A new fortnightly poetry and spoken word event in St Kilda, MCeed by Danksta Downunder aka Hamish Danks Brown. Voodoo Love Child is a stylish New Orleans type southern gothic speakeasy bar. Come on Deep South of the Yarra and be here by the Bayouside to be one of the mouths of the River of […]


Sean O’Callaghan at Cherry Poets

Cherry Tree Hotel 53 Balmain St, Cremorne

It's time... for Electric Yobboland. The Sunshine Psychedelia Experience. An Instant Classic. The poet of James meets Joyce, of Flann meets O'Brien, of Mills and Boon meets wainscotting. SEAN O'CALLAGHAN! We are honoured to be hosting Sean's feature this Saturday. It will be wild, it will be weird, it will be wonderful. In accordance with […]


Slamalamadingdong FEAT TUMI THE BE

Brunswick Ballroom 314 Sydney Road, Brunswick, VIC

Back on a premiere stage and in our new home, the Brunswick Ballroom hosted by Team Slama alum Nour Abouzeid Slama is a space where we celebrate intersectional community and encourage Artists to bring their absolute best work to the stage. In March we will be featuring the phenomenal TUMI THE BE WHO IS TUMI […]


Poetryspective #108 Timothy Train & Catherine Claessens

Pride of Our Footscray Nightclub & Bar Lvl 1, 88 Hopkins Street, Footscray

Featuring Timothy Train! Tim will be launching his new Zine Love songs of the socially distanced with a slide show of images on the big screen. Plus Catherine Claessens - Anne Sexton retrospective experience! Plus open section, Lucky Dip and all that good stuff. Poetryspective MC Lish Readers in the open section are encouraged to […]