The League of Extraordinary Poets
Monday, October 4, 2010
5 Station Place
London N4 2DH
PRESENTING THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY POETS, MONDAY 4TH OCTOBER.
You are invited to join our intimate gathering celebrated wordsmiths from across the country at The Silver Bullet on Monday October 4th 2010. Under the cover of darkness we work to subvert the populist agenda and promote comic poetry by any means necessary.
Hailing from the grim North West and fresh from appearances at The Edinburgh festival, Latitude and The Big Chill, Byron’s subversive brand of barking doggerel has taken the UK poetry scene by storm and kicked it until it’s handed over it’s wallet.
“Byron Vincent was born to be a poet. A consummate performer, achingly funny, He’s the brightest new star on the block.” Heidi Stephenson – Apples and snakes
“Like a bad ass version of Roger McGough” “He’s clever, witty, a cut above” Rosemary Dun, Big Mouth poetry.
“Looks and sounds like he could easily of stumbled off an Artic Monkeys tour bus” Bristol Evening Post”
Ben is an award-winning slam poet (BBC Radio 4 Slam Champion 2009), founder member of new spoken-word/hip hop theatre collective Pen-ultimate, a born cyclist and a climate change activist with a penchant for freestyle. He’s just returned from a ten day run at The Edinburgh Festival with ‘Three Slam Champs’ and performed at this year’s Shambala and Secret garden festivals.
Is a writer, performance poet and musician. He’s written for the all the intelligent newspapers, been all over BBC Radio and published a book called ‘We Can’t All Be Astronauts’ He’s got a Ukelele, performed at a whole bunch of festivals including Glastonbury, Leeds and Reading, and Latitude and even presented the Channel 4 series ‘How To Get A Book Deal’.