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Blessed by Words, Kat Francois

Welcome to Shot from the Lip, a season of well written spoken word.

Shot from the Lip is presented by London’s spoken word artists and promoters to bring the thriving scene a little closer to the surface and make it easy for you to have a taste.

Find out on this site what spoken word is all about and check out details of the Shot from Lip programme. Tell us what you think about events on the feedback page and get our latest downloads in the News box below.

You may not like all you'll see but one poem or a performer, or a series of words will mesmerise you, hypnotise you.

Take our word for it.



A few extras to accompany Shot from Lip...



Download our screensaver with snippets of poetry: mac | pc

Enter our COMPETITION and get your pieces performed as part of Shot from the Lip. Get the application form and leaflet
Closing date 13th Dec 06.


Coming up…




Films of poems made by Roundhouse Studios students

A CD featuring DJ and poet Mr Gee (from R4 and Resonance fm) mixing some musical words

Our myspace page link.


photo credits: 1 (top): Jason Grant for Apples & Snakes | 2: Jason Grant | 3: Inua Ellams for One Taste | 4 (bottom): to come...

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Shot from the Lip is managed by Audiences London