Curated by Mr. Gee, Raymond Antrobus, Deanna Rodger, Simon Mole and Adam Kammerling
Welcome to Chill Pill.com. Curated by Mr Gee (host of Radio 4’s Bespoken Word and Rhyme and Reason), Raymond Antrobus, Deanna Rodger, Simon Mole and Adam Kammerling, Chill Pill is a laid-back club night where up-and-coming poets share the stage with some of the finest Spoken Word acts in the UK.
Plus, we mix it up with tightly spun tales inspired by today’s headlines, the ever-popular Classics Corner and plenty of banter to boot. Check in here for upcoming dates, videos and other Chill Pill related good stuff.
“Here is an art that remains fresh and undefined” – The Telegraph (****)
CHILL PILL AT WILDERNESS FESTIVAL!
Chill Pill will be in full blown festival mode at the Secret Forum tent at Wilderness. We have some surprises planned that could be the best thing you’ve ever seen. And could be disastrous. Come and see which way it goes. And Kate Tempest’s up straight after. POETRY SMASH.
Saturday 8th August, 11pm, Wilderness Festival, Secret Forum Tent
CHILL PILL AT THE ALBANY
CHILL PILL ARE BACK on Thursday 17th September (7.30pm) at The Albany, Deptford.
The line up is TBC but we have some serious sauce in the pipeline. The whole Chill Pill crew will be present and there will be an Open Mic (first come first served). Bring the ruckus
Thursday 17th September, The Albany, Douglas Way, London SE8 4AG. £7
CHILL PILL AT THE ROUNDHOUSE
After the success of the Chill Pill/InZync collaboration for Wordfest, Chill Pill are back at The Roundhouse in October. We will be sharing a selection of new works to fire up the inspiration sparks before Winter. More details TBC
Saturday 24th October, The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm, NW1 8EH
Recently Past Shows:
CHILL PILL ARE BACK on Thursday February 26th (7.30pm) special show featuring one of our favourite international poets - JON SANDS
Jon Sands is a writer known for electric readings, and the author of The New Clean (2011, Write Bloody Publishing). His work has been featured in The New York Times, published widely in various journals, and anthologized in The Best American Poetry 2014. He tours extensively, but lives in Brooklyn.
The whole Chill Pill crew will be present and there will be an Open Mic (first come first served), this special show will take place in a new space;
Chill Pill CHRISTMAS SPECIAL featuring Luke Wright, Aisling Fahey (current London Young Poet Laurette) and Vanessa Kissuule (current Hammer & Tongue & Roundhouse poet champion) and music from United Vibrations (“Afro-beat fused with Jazz, Afro-Punk and Mulatto Music”) - The Albany (Thursday 18th)
Afrovibes Festival (from September 22nd to October 19th)
Afrovibes is an international, multi disciplinary arts festival connecting arts and culture from South Africa with European audiences. There are some amazing artists involved in the project and we absolutely can’t wait!
Check in on the blog and upcoming shows to get more info on future events.