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The Last Word Festival

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Experience the power of spoken word, workshops, soul-stirring music and thought-provoking films.

The highly anticipated The Last Word Festival is back celebrating ten colourful years offering an enthralling line-up of narratives and viewpoints presented by some of the most essential voices from across the UK.  

As always, the beloved and renowned Roundhouse Poetry Slam will be commencing a nationwide search for the UK's next young, pioneering spoken-word performers. Applications are available for individuals aged 18 to 25 to compete for a cash prize and the coveted title of Slam Champion!

The two weeklong festival highlights include; Speakers Corner Quartet (special guests Apples and Snakes), Sophia Thakur, Kayo Chingonyi, Ezra England presenting Nuclear Children, James Massiah, Lemara (#MERKY Books), Jordan Stephens, FACESOUL, the extraordinary Maureen Onwunali  and many more.

A festival not to be missed!

The Last Word Festival    1 – 18 JUNE

Full Line-up & Further Information:  The Last Word (