The Crystal Palace Overground Festival are looking for applications from talented poets/comedians to perform in the Spoken Word / Comedy Tent on Saturday 17 June 2017 in Crystal Palace Park.

To apply for one of the ten available slots, five for comedy and five for poetry, email performance@crystalpalacefestival.org the following details:

  • Name
  • Contact Details
  • Short personal bio
  • Link to YouTube, or similar, showing your four minute performance

Please put in the email subject line whether you’re applying for a comedy or poetry slot.It doesn’t have to be a live performance in front of an audience, just something that shows the material you’d like to deliver. Complete novices welcome to apply and no age restrictions with the young and the not so young equally sought!

Deadline for applying is 5pm on Friday 5 May 2017. Then, poet Joe Duggan and comedian Charmian Hughes, who’ll be hosting and introducing you on the day, will make the selection and they will contact you to let you you know if you’ve been successful.