Category Archives: Poetry

Review: Hamjambo 2, Common Weal

HamjamboHAMJAMBO 2, which performed at the Area C Coffee House on Leith Walk, is the second event of its kind organised by Common Weal Edinburgh North and Leith. Common Weal is an organisation that sprang up during the Scottish referendum, and has continued its work since then, allowing YES voters to undertake community projects, debates, events and more. Common Weal campaigns for a vast range of incredibly important causes, including equal access to learning, reducing inequality, renewable energy, and celebrating diversity . Continue reading Review: Hamjambo 2, Common Weal

Inky Fingers Open Mic

InkyFingersThe great thing about Inky Fingers open mic nights is their complete lack of elitism. Slams and competitive poetry events are fun, but I always enjoy a poetry open mic because I know there’s no competitive reasoning behind why these poems were chosen. Our evening embodied that relaxed and open atmosphere.  Continue reading Inky Fingers Open Mic