SpOAKen Word Lewes
On the second Sunday of every month at 7pm, Janine Booth hosts an evening of poetry and storytelling at the Royal Oak, 3 Station Street, Lewes, East Sussex BN7 2DA.
An awesome feature poet and top-quality open mic at this month's Spoaken Word Lewes.
A guest poem from Spoaken Word Lewes regular open mic'er Fred The Ninja. Thanks Fred.
I owe my very existence to Russian fucking tanks.
If my dad had not run from them 66 years ago in Hungary, he never would have come here, never would have met my mum.
Even though I never faced them myself the bloody trail of their tracks is imprinted on my life.
"We had a powerful mix of the angry, the poignant, the confessional, and the amazing, as well as the political."
Write Out Loud reviews Sunday's Spoaken Word Lewes, November 2021.
Elly Gault, also known as Aphrodite's teachings, is a Brighton-based poet writing about love and sexuality from the female gaze. Her poems usually come in the form of love, lust, ego and rage, often inspired by nature and radicalism.
Guest poet Anna Frearson, plus a quality photo taken of every open mic'er, our bookstall, and motormouth host Janine Booth.