FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS & ANSWERS
HOW DO I PRONOUNCE 'POETCLOPEDIA'?
We know it can be a struggle and so we're here to help. POETclopedia is pronounced...
POET - CLO - PE - DIA.
WHAT IS 'THE POETS' DICTIONARY'?
The Poets' Dictionary is our exciting Poetry Open Mic night held on the Last Sunday of each month. With an interactive twist on typical Poetry nights we provide a platform for Poets to direct the narrative and Define themselves.
Have you ever wanted to ask a Poet a question but been unsure of how to approach? If so The Poets’ Dictionary is for you! We engage the crowd - Bridging the gap between Poet and Audience.
WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN "DEFINING" AND "FEATURE" ACTS?
Our Defining and Feature Acts each share a 15 minute Feature set at The Poets' Dictionary. Following their set, Defining Acts then participate in an audience lead, interactive Q&A session.
This session provides an opportunity for Poets' to further discuss; their art, any personal passions/experiences and further "Define" themselves as an Artist.
HOW DO I SIGN UP FOR THE OPEN MIC?
We have a first come first serve open mic register available from 6pm on the door. - Sign up with an Early Bird Ticket, Standard Ticket or OTD entry.
We offer a limited number of Pre-booked Open Mic slots, available via eventbrite -Grab them while they're available to guarantee your performance slot.
WHAT IS A PRE-BOOKED OPEN MIC SLOT?
Our limited Pre-booked Open Mic tickets guarantee your performance slot and put you at the top of our Open Mic Register.
-To confirm your slot you must arrive by 6:45pm to check in.
We also have a first come, fist serve Open Mic register available from 6pm on the door.
HOW LONG ARE OPEN MIC SLOTS?
Open Mic slots are a maximum of 3 minutes per Poet.
We would like to showcase as many Poets as possible and encourage Poets to share one piece.
I WANT TO OPEN MIC, BUT EVENTBRITE SAYS PRE-BOOKED OPEN MIC TICKETS ARE SOLD OUT.
No worries. We also have a register on the door which is open to all attendees from 6pm.
We have 10-12 slots available on the door each night and a high level of interest, so we suggest arriving for 6pm to avoid disappointment.
WHAT IS #POETCLOPEDIAPAGES?
#POETclopediaPages is a movement created to showcase the Poetic words of Female & Non-Binary writers of Colour.
To feature on our Instagram; hashtag #POETclopediaPages & tag @POETclopedia & in your Poetic posts.
Whilst we share the works of all Women and Non-Binary Poets; we have a focussed interest in showcasing the writings of Women and Non-Binary People of Colour & Minority ethnicities.
HOW LONG HAS THE POETS' DICTIONARY BEEN RUNNING?
The Poets' Dictionary launch show was held 08/04/2019.
We hope you have found our FAQ's helpful.
Should you have any unanswered queries please do contact us.