Events - Festival 2020

The StAnza Slam

Saturday 10 March, 22:15 - 23:59
Byre Theatre, Abbey Street - Auditorium

With MC Andy Fierens

A highlight of the festival and a touchstone of the Scottish slam scene, the StAnza Slam guarantees a night of thrills. Whether you come to compete for the coveted title of StAnza Slam champion or to cheer on the contestants, fasten your seat belts and enjoy this rollercoaster ride. Guiding us through the night is the Flemish performance poet Andy Fierens, and our judges are Burning Eye Books publisher Clive Birnie, and the slam champions Carly Brown and Sara Hirsch. Put on your best poem, and prepare to work the spotlight.

To take part, email your name, email address, and mobile number to by 24 February 2018. Places are limited.

Supported by the Government of Flanders  and Flanders Literature

Participants: Andy Fierens
Andy Fierens: Charlie De Keersmacker


Auditorium – Byre Theatre, Abbey Street

Location: At the top of Abbey Street off the east end of South Street. Also accessible from the Byre Close, off South Street.

Includes: Auditorium, Studio Theatre, Conference Room, foyers, Café Bar &...