Spoken word. Older voices. No holds barred.
Representation creates integration!
SpitFire is an online, intergenerational poetry event curated to counter the youth-centric nature of much of today’s spoken word scene.
SpitFire aims to provide a platform to amplify the diverse talents, voices and experiences of older women and non-binary artists, and by doing so open up the artform to new audiences and potential performers.
SpitFire seeks to create fertile ground in which cross-generational understanding and conversations can take root and grow.
SpitFire returns! Though conceived as a one-off event, the first SpitFire was so successful and the audience response was so positive that we decided to produce more! In future (funding permitting) my creative team and I hope to run a whole series of SpitFire events, as well as associated creative writing workshops to help you unlock your own inner spitfire.
‘Loved it. More more more please!’
-Anon, audience feedback.
‘Amazing, Thankyou so much for creating this platform for such a diverse range of voices. A truly inspiring, heart-warming, fuck yes of an evening. Looking forward to many more, and maybe a live show one day!
-Ali, audience feedback
‘Brilliant event, one of the best I’ve attended this year. Definitely a need for more older kickass female and enby voices. Would definitely attend again. Thank you.’
-Anon, audience feedback