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February Bankstown Poetry Slam ft. Mohamed Hassan

  • Bankstown Arts Centre 5 Olympic Parade Bankstown Australia (map)

Back to school, back to work, back to our regular monthly slams! BPS is back this February for another month of slamming, finger-clicking, watermelon-flowing poetry fun!

We are excited to announce New Zealand's National Slam Champion for 2015, and the poet who represented New Zealand at the Individual World Poetry Slam in 2016, as our first feature of the year: Mohamed Hassan!

This year, we will start charging entry of $5 at the door. Please bring your pocket change and help us keep this slam slamming. Younglings under 14 are free to enter.

For the brave poets who wish to perform, please read the rules/notes below:
🍉 Please arrive promptly at 6:30pm to sign up, the order for the night will be randomly chosen
🍉 3 minutes to perform your piece
🍉 No props or music
🍉 Poetry must be your original work
🍉 5 Randomly selected members of the crowd will judge the performances
🍉 No age restrictions
🍉 Semi-awesome prizes!

Don't forget, Flip the Script, Western Sydney's first and only regular youth open-mic, is on the day before so if you want to try out new material, come through!

If anyone has any questions please feel free to ask away or email

Earlier Event: February 25
Flip The Script
Later Event: March 26
March Bankstown Poetry Slam