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The three-day celebration of the spoken word in all its poetic forms returns to Hull for 2019.

The UK’s biggest poetry and performance festival of new writing returns to Hull September 27-29, 2019. Bringing over 40 events to the city over 3 days, leading poets and world class spoken word artists will take to the stage alongside brand new voices.

Contains Strong Language welcomes 19 poets – the Hull 19 – along with artists, local, national and international to join in this celebration of poetry and spoken word.  The special alchemy which makes a great festival combines artistic talent, brand new commissions, world premieres and appreciative audiences. and http://bbccsl.eventbrite.com/

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