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Loud Poets: Life, Uh, Finds a Way

Loud Poets is an Edinburgh-based spoken word collective that takes a craft honed on open mic nights, agonised over in cherished notebooks, and puts it onstage to equal parts side-splitting, confrontational and poignant effect. A balance is struck between the performance and lyrical aspects of this art where the words themselves and their delivery are […]

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Culture Literature

Loud Poets: To Infinity and Beyond

Turtlenecks and finger-snapping have no place in this vibrant spoken word event. Last Friday, the award-winning Loud Poets staged their monthly performance at the Scottish Storytelling Centre, showcasing some of the UK’s most talented spoken word poets. ‘To infinity and beyond’ was the theme, from which the poets took their inspiration. Located in the thriving […]

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Theatre

An Interview with: Loud Poets

Maybe one of the most influential poetry groups on the circuit, Loud Poets are back after a very successful time at the Edinburgh Fringe and, speaking to Catherine Wilson and Fiona Liddell, Loud Poets seem to be gearing up for another exciting year.   On 29 September the group of poets and musicians returned to their […]

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Fringe Spoken Word

Loud Poets

With a stage set with spotlights on a sole microphone and the band on the outskirts of the light’s glow, this is a performance that aims to focus all its love and appreciation for language. The venue of the Scottish Storytelling Centre therefore seems a perfect venue, with each poet regaling us with a story, […]