Tuesday, May 01, 2007

Galway Heat of the BBC Radio 4 Poetry Slam

The Galway heat of the BBC Radio 4 Poetry Slam takes place this Thursday, May 3, in BK's Wine Bar, Spanish Parade at 9pm.Two poets will go forward from the heat on Thursday to represent Connacht in the All Ireland Poetry Slam at the Cathedral Quarter Arts Festival in Belfast on Friday, May 11. Winners of the Belfast slam will represent Ireland at the final stage of the competitionto be held in England in September.The Galway heat will be hosted by Neil McCarthy and guest poet is Trish Casey. Admission is free. All are welcome.