A Cambridge venue will be home to both amateur and professional oratory talent in the coming weeks.
The Junction will first host Mark Thomas, who will be performing his popular Fringe 2015 show Trespass on September 29.
Combining his usual mix of theatre, stand-up, activism, a hint of journalism and a bit of mayhem, broadcaster and author Mark will be discussing how to turn corporate squares and skyscapers into our playgrounds.
On October 3 is the regional heats of national poetry slam Hammer and Tongue, combining spoken word artistry and a competitive spirit.
Taking to the stage are Essex poet and performer Hannah Jane Walker, whose poems are sharp, surreal and conversational, and Jonathan Totman, the current Fenland Poet Laureate.
To book tickets, contact the box office on 01223 511511 or see junction.co.uk.