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Senior Slam 2019 - Lane Cove


  • Lane Cove Library Library Place Lane Cove, NSW, 2066 Australia (map)

Senior Slam Wordshops
Date: Tuesdays 5, 12, & 19 February
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm
Facilitated by: Tug Dumbly

Senior Slam
Date: Thursday 28 February
Sign Up: 6pm
Time: 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Hosted by: Tug Dumbly

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Ever wanted to unleash your inner Emily Dickinson?

Or finally work on that notebook of unfinished poetry (collecting dust) you wrote…goodness knows when?

Maybe you just want to cheer your local poetry heroes as they take the stage in an over 55’s wordsmithing competition.

Stop! It's time to share your story or grab a front row seat. Celebrate NSW Seniors Festival with pen, paper, microphone and applause.

Word Travels and Lane Cove Library invite you to Senior Slam 2019!

First up: Wordshops

You will be mentored by professional spoken word artist, Tug Dumbly, who will help bring your poetry to life, then you and your fellow poets can showcase your talent and poetry at the main event:

Senior Slam 2019

If you’re over 55 and have something to say, sign up to perform at Lane Cove Senior Slam 2019. Registration opens up at 6pm just before the slam.

Or come along and applaud as 10 fresh senior poets wrestle each other with words. Judges are chosen by the slam host by throwing 5 chocolates into the audience. Catch one and you become a poetry expert for the afternoon. The highest scoring poet wins the title!

Wine and nibbles will be available on the night.


The prize: The coveted Lane Cove Senior Slam Cup and bragging rights with the grandkids.

So come along and get your story on!

Never fear, Senior Slam 2019 is here!

Earlier Event: November 5
Hong Kong International Literary Festival
Later Event: February 6
Senior Slam 2019 - Lithgow