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The Spoken Word

Open Mic Spoken Word Night @The Royal Dick, Summerhall 


Spoken Word at the Royal Dick bar @ Summerhall


Unticketed- Donations Welcome please give what you can afford or what you think your evening was worth 

On the middle Wednesday of every month the Royal Dick Bar at Summerhall transforms into a stage for poets, musicians and anyone who has something to say; you can perform anything from a poem, political speech to a piece of music or bedtime story. The genre or message is yours to choose.

(we do not platform hate speech)

A guest featured artist is joined alongside anyone who would like to perform. Everyone is given a 5 minute slot behind the mic.  

Relationship Reading

Featured Artists and perfomers

The theme for our February edition which happened to fall on Valentines Day was unspoken words; regret of those thing that went unsaid.  

We were joined by Feature Artist Elizabeth McGeown The 2017 Northern Ireland Slam Poet champion. 

Featured Artists
Dead Bodies - Elizabeth McGeown
00:00 / 00:00
Inanimate Object - Elizabeth McGeown
00:00 / 00:00
Miss Pacman - Craig Black
00:00 / 00:00
The Rose - Lewis Fenton
00:00 / 00:00
Skye - Amelia Watson
00:00 / 00:00
Retrograde (James Blake Cover) - Andrew Ioannon and Tom Readshaw
00:00 / 00:00
The White Mouth - Murid Laly
00:00 / 00:00
Jihad - Jock Stein
00:00 / 00:00
I Hate You - Danny Leyland
00:00 / 00:00
upcoming events 

Wells Theatre Festival

July 13 and

July 14, 2018

Spoken Word open mic events featuring Iona Lee (Scottish Slam Poetry Champion 2016) and Usaama Minhas (National Hammer & Tongue slam poetry Champion 2018) all local wordsmith's of any genre are welcome to sign up for a 5 minute spot at either event. 

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Apr 10, 2018


April Spoken Word

Spoken Word 3 day event.  Spoken Word Open Mic Evening, Quiet Slam and the launch of the Moving Word....  

May 15, 2018


May Spoken Word

The Royal Dick Bar at Summerhall will once again host our Spoken Word open mic night. Full details to follow.

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perform at the spoken word

You can book in advance using our sign up sheet below or show up on the night and book your slot.

Sign up on the night opens from 8pm. 

Sign up for your 5 minute slot 

at the Royal Dick

Thank you, we will be in contact to confirm you place.

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