We are delighted to announce the Otley Spoken Word Competition, which will be held in conjunction with the presentation of the Otley Poetry Prizes for poetry on the page,

For performers, it’s 3 minutes each! Those who go over their 3 minutes will be disqualified, so get practising! Cash prizes! Performers will be drawn randomly on Tuesday 11th April and the lucky contestants will be emailed and details will be posted on Facebook etc on that day.

Our judges for the open mic will be poets, Julia Deakin and Jane Kite. Our compere will be Mark Connors. Roll up!