Feb Bankstown Poetry Slam ft. ALICE TAME and AISHA ABDU

  • Bankstown Arts Centre 5 Olympic Parade Bankstown, NSW, 2200 Australia

Started from the bottom now we here!
To celebrate our fifth year running, we are kicking off with the amazing Alice Tame- fresh off the Grand Slam stage and one third of the winning team! We are also introducing support features to encourage the youngins and are very excited to have Aisha Abdu as a co-feature this month.

We will also be launching FLIP THE SCRIPT before the slam- please check out this link for more information: https://www.facebook.com/events/725344491004701/

Supported by BYDS (Bankstown Youth Development Service) – the Bankstown Poetry Slam is the largest regular poetry slam in the country. Like legit all of Australia. 

If you would like to perform, please arrive at 6:30pm to register your name. Registrations close at 7pm. Put your name down for your chance to win a spot at the BPGS 2017!! 

Rules for the poets:
- 3minutes to perform your piece, no props or music.
- Poem must be your original work
-5 Randomly selected members of the crowd will judge the performances.
-No age restrictions
- Semi- awesome prizes!
-Watermelon is bae
and its FREE for all!

Bios of this month's feature:
Alice started on stages performing original comedic music, poetry and comedy and now she almost has a degree, featured in Wollongong, performed in the BPS Grand slam 2015 + 2016, (also sort of won that lol) APS + SSF15 + SWF16 + SSF16, and someone let her write a book. 😌
Alice loves Pokemon and wine and poetry almost as much as she loves her big extended family and the beautiful community of poets and artists around her. (Also tells bad jokes and most photos of her include a cocktail)

Bio of this month's supporting act:
Aisha is a year 10 student at James Ruse Agricultural High School. She was introduced to the world of poetry slam only a year ago and it has diversified her view of everything around her. At one point, she found herself writing a poem about fruit! You won't find her without a book in her hand, living in two worlds. She is an avid football and tennis fan, GO THE BULLDOGS and human rights advocacy is a passion of which has always resided deeply within her. 

If anyone has any questions please feel free to ask away or email info@bankstownpoetryslam.com