Hammer & Tongue Hackney March 6th 2012

Live poetry from Latitude Festival Slam Champion, Anna Freeman and ex Katch-22 MC turned ‘griot for the willing’, HKB Finn. Plus open mic slam competition, arrive early for slam sign-up. The Victoria,451 Queensbridge RoadE8 3ASTuesday March 6th8-11pm (doors, DJ and slam sign-up from 7pm) \The best live poetry is to be found at the Hammer and Tongue slams” – Sunday Times“Hammer and Tongue have reinvented the medium for the hiphop generation” – The Guardian“The best poetry gigs in Europe hands-down” – Buddy Wakefield 2 x U.S. Slam ChampionHammer And Tongue must be one of the best community oriented gigs in Britain. They have created a living breathing monster of poetry. Where else can you stage dive at a poetry gig?”  Mark Gwynne Jones U.K performance poet