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Gigging at the Poetry Library

On 2nd September 2015 we had a Stand Up and Spit exhibition at Poetry Library on the South Bank.
Tim Wells gave a short introduction to ranting poetry and he, Janine Booth and Emily Harrison read. 35 more words


Stand Up and Spit at the Poetry Library

Ranting verse sprang from punk and reggae in the early 1980s.
This grassroots poetry was angry, political, sweary, boozy and funny – a predecessor of the vibrant spoken word of today. 143 more words


The Big One

The Camden Centre, June 18th, 2015

Now that was a gig! The main gig of our season of events. Though we say it ourselves the best line up of the year… if not longer. 694 more words


On My Radio

Emily Harrison and Tim Wells interviewed by Garry Bushell, and the fine Salford poet JB Barrington does a couple too.

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Emily Harrison, Garry Bushell, Tim Wells


Gigs! - Forgotten Rants

We’ve a bit of a do at London’s coolest bar, Vout-O-Reenees, on Thursday 23rd April 2015, 7pm.
The Big J, The Bro’s Grim, Emily Harrison, Joshua Idehen, Tim Wells and Attila the Stockbroker will be doing some of their own poems along with work from the likes of The Comrade, Rowena Tosh, Seething Wells and Michael Smith amongst others. 25 more words


Ranting Special at Bang Said the Gun

March 26th 2015 was the first gig of our London Stand Up and Spit events.
Back in the early 80s there were precious few poetry gigs to be had. 243 more words


Gigs Start Today!

Our run of Stand Up and Spit gigs starts today, 26th March 2015, at London’s most raucous venue Bang Said the Gun.
The Roebuck, 50 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4YG Ginger John and Emily Harrison will be ranting and I’ll be giving a brief talk about the project and reading a few choice poems from my early days and some faves from the likes of Seething Wells and The Comrade. 18 more words