Liverpool's centre for the contemporary arts

Book Tickets

Tickets & Information

0151 702 5324 |

Support Us

Become a member

Individual | Corporate

For more information about how you can support the Bluecoat please visit the support us section

Stay up to date

The Dike Omeje Slam Poetry Award 2011 Liverpool

  • Fri, 14 Oct 2011
  • 7.30 PM - 10.30 PM
  • Tickets: £5 / £3

Superheroes of SlamThe Quest for Liverpool’s Ultimate Slam Poet - Three minutes to rock or shock the mic

Judged by audience response & guest judges. Open to all poets, MCs & rappers performing acapella.

Superheroes of Slam - the Dike Omeje Slam Poetry Award 2011 is the quest to find the ultimate slam poet with spoken word superpowers. Open to all comers and styles of poetry and spoken word. This will be a slam like no other, full of glitz, glamour and comic-book kitsch.

The championship comprises of six heats held across the North from September to October 2011 with the top poet from each heat competing at a Grand Final on Thursday 20 October 2011 at Yard Theatre, Manchester. The Superhero of Slam winner will receive a £250 cash prize and the Dike Omeje Slam Poetry Cup.

To enter contact WoW on 0151 703 0020 or email

Part of this year's Chapter & Verse Literature Festival. For the full schedule click here or download the brochure

This event is held in partnership with Writing on the Wall.

Related Links:
Writing on the Wall on Twitter

Writing on the Wall logo

About the Bluecoat

Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts, Bluecoat showcases talent across visual art, music, dance, live art and literature. As the most ...

Opening hours

Mon - Sat 9.00am - 6.00pm
Sun 11.00am - 6.00pm

Tickets & Information

0151 702 5324 |

Who's blogging?

Philip Courtenay: 25 Years on from LODE

published by The Bluecoat

Tweets from @theBluecoat


Please use this form to tell us about your experience of our website.

There was an error with your details, please try entering them again.

Stay up to date

Subscribe to the Bluecoat free mailing list and we'll send you all the details of our new events

Log In

There was an error with your details, please try entering them again.