The Arts Council needs to recognise that Spoken Word is an artform they should embrace

The spoken word community in Ireland is a budding network of event facilitators, festival curators, writers and performers. Speaking generally, it is no secret that there is little money to be made in spoken word and this is not so surprising when you learn there is slim to none financial backing to begin with.

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The Sunshine Tantrum Tour: A Nationwide Spoken Word Tour this July

The Sunshine Tantrum Tour 2019 presented by Boundless & Bare is a national tour for spoken word artists. Showcasing the talents of emerging and established performers across the island of Ireland to promote the art of spoken word to new audiences and communities, promoting poetry in a non-traditional fashion with elements of theatre, comedy and storytelling.

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Your go-to guide for Spoken Word on Poetry Day Ireland 2nd May

Ireland celebrates its National Poetry Day on May 2nd. Boundless & Bare gives you the low-down on the events featuring spoken word around the country. The theme set by Poetry Ireland this year is ‘Speak your truth or dare to see the world differently’.

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Now in its 5th year, the Inter-Varsity Poetry Slam continues to create a platform for students

Adam Lawler attends the 2019 Intervarsity Slam and interviews this year’s champion, Phoebe Brigginshaw.

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BND Spoken Word Magazine Launch

Boundless & Bare presents the official launch of Ireland's First Spoken Word Magazine, BND.

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First Fortnight Festival Europe: Arts & Culture 2019

This year, First Fortnight is hosting Europe’s Mental Health festival in Ireland. The festival, a celebration of creativity and mental health, showcases the vibrancy and diversity of modern Ireland with an emphasis on the European community.

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All Ireland Poetry Slam Final 2018

Adam Lawler travels to Galway to get the lowdown on the All Ireland Slam Poetry Final and we get to meet the 2018 Ireland Slam Champion, Beau Williams.

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