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Urban Wordsmiths || A captivating evening of spoken word poetry

June 28 @ 18:30 - 22:00


Urban Wordsmiths is an evening of spoken word poetry and live music entertainment in the heart of Roath. Hosted by award-winning spoken word Poet Dai Woolridge, Urban Wordsmiths is fast becoming one of the best poetry nights in Cardiff. You’ll find us in the incredible Urban Crofters building, so come join us for a night of spoken word, open mic, live music and all-around great vibes.

‘If you like poetry, you’d love this. If you’re not sure – come along anyway and maybe we’ll change your mind!’ [Dai]

The Line-up…

What a line-up we have in store for you at Urban Wordsmiths #5! Joining Dai is one of our most exciting line-up yet…

Headline Poets – for the 1st time, we have two headline Poets sharing with us. ‘Storm Cecile’ – an international spoken word poet from London, ‘Connor Allen’ – former Children’s laureate of Wales and author of Dominoes.

Music Act – Harpist ‘Martha in the stars’

Features – Alongside some mouth-watering features…

  • ‘Redeeming features’
  • ‘Georgia Griffiths’
  • Special guest, ‘Matthew MC Smith’, Swansea Poet and founder of top tweet Tuesday.

‘Open mic’ – Not to mention the ever-popular open mic, featuring 5 spots at request. Prepare to be entertained, come inspired, and leave changed.

The deets…

  • Date: Friday 28th June
  • Time: 6.30pm Doors Open || 7.30pm kick off
  • Venue: Urban Crofters || Crofts St, Cardiff CF24 3DZ
  • Tickets: £7

Open mic

For open mic requests, please book an open mic ticket on this page.

The heart behind it…

– to showcase poetry that is engaging, entertaining and accessible for all.

– to celebrate poetry and people

– to use our voices to uplift, inspire, encourage and challenge with care


June 28
18:30 - 22:00
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Urban Wordsmiths


Urban Crofters
Crofts St.
Cardiff, CF24 3DZ United Kingdom
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