Our friends over at the Accidental Festival are giving you an excellent opportunity to enter their competitions to perform during the Accidental Festival. Are youa budding Spoken Word Artist? How about a fresh new writing talent?

Accidental Festival Competitions

Win the invaluable opportunity to present your work at one of London’s top performance venues, the Roundhouse, amongst other cutting edge artists.


Spoken WordWe are searching for new and emerging spoken word artists to perform at this years Accidental Festival. Poems can be on any subject and should be between three- five minutes long.

Please send a video or written text to amy@accidentalfestival.co.uk

Submissions for this competition end 10 February 2012


Rehearsed ReadingsFive winners will be selected for our Sunday Showcase, for new writing in development to be trialled and tested in front of an audience.

The evening will be relaxed and friendly, consisting of  a 10-15 minute reading of each script followed by feedback from the audience.

The event will take place in the Studio, a conventional theatre space with raked seating, and a capacity of 96.

We will offer critical feedback for the best twenty submissions to help artists develop their work.

Please send five pages (three minute except) of your play to amy@accidentalfestival.co.uk.

Submissions for this competition end 10 February 2012.