The Scottish Slam Finals 2015 – details announced!

The details for 2015 Scottish Slam Finals have been announced!

The Slam will take place on Thursday 26 February 2015, 8pm, at the Pleasance Cabaret Bar in Edinburgh. 

Tickets are £4, available on the door.


The following poets will battle it out in two rounds of two minutes, with the top three competing with a three minute poem in the final round. There will be WILDCARD PLACES available on the night, just to stir it all right up. Details of that coming soon.

  • Katie Ailes
  • Colin McGuire
  • Agnes Torok
  • Kevin McLean
  • Sara Hirsch
  • Tracey S Rosenberg
  • Susan Grant
  • Matt McDonald
  • David Lee Morgan
  • Shaun Moore
  • Colin Storrie
  • Bram E Gieben
  • Winner of the Glasgow Student Slam (2nd Feb)
  • Winner of the Edinburgh Flyting (18th Feb)

Also qualifying but unable to attend the Finals are Leyla Josephine and Stephen Watt.
The winner will be crowned the 2015 Scottish Slam Champion, and will fly to Paris in May to compete at the World Slam Championships. Also, much glory and laurels will be awarded.

Doug Garry at the 2014 Scottish Slam Finals

Doug Garry at the 2014 Scottish Slam Finals

It’s going to be EPIC. DO NOT MISS THIS.



Slams in 2015…and The Scottish Slam Finals!

How now all!

The 2015 Scottish Slam Finals approacheth! Details are being confirmed as we speak (…) and will be posted very soon. Perhaps clear your diaries a little towards the end of February…


In the meantime, there are 4 slams coming up before then, with places still up for grabs. Anything could happen. For more info, check out the Upcoming Slams page, or tl;dr…

  • Thurs 22nd January – Ed Uni Lit Soc Slam, Pleasance Bar, Edinburgh
  • Mon 26th January – Burns Night Slam, National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh
  • Mon 2nd February – Aloud present…The Glasgow Uni Slam, Jim’s Bar, QMU, Glasgow
  • Wed 18th February – The Edinburgh Flying 2015, Constitution Bar, Edinburgh

Event organisers, promoters, producers…there is still time and space enough to organise a slam, if you fancy. Let’s heat this dreich month up! Email with your details (and winners…).