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 ARE BACK on Thursday February 26th (Time TBC) for a 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;
Canada Water Culture Space
21 Surrey Quays Rd, Canada Water SE16 7AR
Recently Past Shows:
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)
Chill Pill are super excited to announce that they will be a part of this years Afrovibes Festival, supported by Arts Council England.
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.