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Poetry Slam

Monday 15th October 2018

Nelson Regional Poetry Slam Finals
Featuring Penny Ashton

Get ready to be transported and dazzled by dancing words as poets pit their hearts and souls against one another in an effort to represent Nelson in the National Poetry Slam Competition. There can be only one !

The competitive art of performance poetry, Slam continues to be a world-wide phenomenon and a major player in festivals the world over as it encourages artistic statement and engages communities in the revelry of language!

The evening will be emceed by poet, comedian and personality Penny Ashton.

If you are keen to take part in the Slam please contact Mark Raffills on 027 2154969 or email:

Proudly presented by the Nelson Arts Festival.


October 15, 2018


Mon 15 Oct, 7pm; Duration: 120 mins, plus interval


Nelson & suburbs


Granary Festival Cafe at Founders Heritage Park
Founders Heritage Park,
87 Atawhai Drive, Nelson

Tickets, Bookings and Entry

Price $15 (plus TicketDirect service fee)

Tickets from Tickets from TicketDirect outlets, Theatre Royal, Nelson iSITE, Richmond Mall ph. 03 548 3840, ext 2; 0800 224 224.


Ph. 027 215 4969

Additional Info

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