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Words & Verses | The Poetry and Spoken Word Show

Words and Verses

September 14 @ 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Got a love for lyrics and wordplay? Join us for an inspiring night of poetry and spoken word.

Whether you’re a new beginner, a seasoned pro, or just want to discover some fresh talent, Kindred’s Words and Verses evening has something for every lover of poetry and spoken word. Set in our beautiful grade two-listed building, we’ll bring you a stunning display of raw talent.

Hosted by our Community Host Dora Flowers, the evening will be warm and welcoming — with Dora setting the tone and creating a safe space for everyone, whether you wish to contribute some poetry of your own in the open mic section or simply sit back and enjoy the show. 

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We are very proud to announce that our headliners will be the brilliant Poetry Powerhouse Couple.

More performers to be announced – watch this space.

Are you a poet? After the performances, we will have a short open mic section. If you would like to perform in this section, please sign up when you arrive. Please email: dora@wearekindred.com if you have any questions. 


This event is open to Kindred members and non-members. Doors open at 6.30pm, poetry from 7pm. Venue closes at 11pm.

Seating will be on a first come, first serve basis so if you would like to secure a table with your party, we would suggest you show up before 7pm.

Membership card will be required to be shown on the door and membership ID number to be presented at check out.

Please note: our lift is currently down while we carry out some essential repairs. If you have any questions about accessibility please get in touch.

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You are welcome to drink and dine with us before, during or after this event.

Our all-day menu has been created by award-winning chef Andrew Clarke and serves up expertly crafted, seasonal dishes inspired by Andrew’s travels. Alongside fixed signatures such as Dexter beef with straw chips, Celeriac schnitzel, and Mutton merguez flatbread, we offer a daily-changing pasta dish and rotating seasonal specials.

Our drinks menu features elegant and creative cocktails alongside wines from Central Europe and beyond. Double Down for £12: from 5-6pm each afternoon we’ll serve you two of any of our selected cocktails, or glasses of our house wines, for £12. Both drinks must be consumed by the same person and not shared. This offer is extended to 7pm for Kindred members.

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