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Roundhouse Poetry Slam - Bristol Heat

Hosted by Danny Carlo Pandolfi

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A person stands in front of a microphone with one arm and finger raised

Join us for the Bristol Heat of the prestigious Roundhouse Poetry Slam competition.

The event brings together emerging spoken word artists from across the UK to compete for a cash prize and the coveted title of Slam Champion 2024. The event will feature special guest judges Vanessa Kisuule, Chris Redmond and Deanna Rodger.

The Roundhouse has a trailblazing five-year partnership with international law firm Taylor Wessing. A well-known supporter of the arts, and with the Roundhouse specifically over the past few years, Taylor Wessing is the principal partner, including their dedicated support of the Poetry Slam.

The event is presented in collaboration with regular poetry night Raise the Bar, and hosted by Danny Carlo Pandolfi.

Presented by Roundhouse and Raise The Bar

Format: Unreserved standing

Age: 14+ (Under 18s to be accompanied by an adult)

Doors: 19:00
Start: 19:30
End time: 21:30
Curfew: 23:00

All timings are approximate and subject to change

I was spellbound by the talent I had just witnessed. It was a truly unforgettable experience.”

Strand Magazine


Ray Vincent-Mills
Aliyah Begum
Ayana Playle
Eryn McDonald
Holly Moberley
Raina Greifer
Stephanie Pearl
Mirella Lloussi
Ben Vince
Isobel Murdoch

About Weston Stage

Atmospheric subterranean brand-new performance space

The venue

Weston Stage

Cellars at Bristol Beacon

Getting to the venue

Location: Weston Stage is located within Bristol Beacon. Head to Lower Ground (LG) and follow signs to Cellars and Weston Stage.

Address: Bristol Beacon, Trenchard Street, Bristol, BS1 5AR


Bicycle racks can be found in front of the main entrance on Trenchard Street, Colston Street, and on the city centre promenade. Find your nearest cycle routes using Cycle Planner.

Car parking

Trenchard Street multi-storey car park is 200m away, directly behind Bristol Beacon.

  Bristol Clean Air Zone

Bristol Beacon is inside the Bristol Clean Air Zone. Check if your vehicle will be charged and how much you’ll have to pay.


Most bus services stop in and around the city centre promenade, 250m from Bristol Beacon.

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Weston Stage has level access from street level.

Assistance Dogs

Assistance dogs and emotional support animals are allowed in the performance space. If you prefer, you can leave your animal with a member of staff during the performance.

Hearing Facility

A Sennheiser MobileConnect assistive listening system is installed in the venue. Download the free App and use your own mobile device and headphones to listen to the performance. (Devices are available on request.)

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