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Friday 26 July 2024
7 to 8:30pm
Hetzel Lecture Theatre, Institute Building (Ground floor)
$10.00 per person
Bookings required

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About the presenter

Spoken Word SA

For any questions regarding the event, please reach out to the Sarah Jane Justice, on behalf of Spoken Word SA::
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You've learnt what slam poetry is all about, how to write, perform, and make people listen in the workshops, now it's time to put it into action. 

This series, Your voice could change the world, ends with a performance where participants have a chance to practice sharing their work to an encouraging crowd in a friendly, non-competitive setting.

Slam poetry has been used to amplify the voices that need to be heard to enact change. From climate action, women’s rights, mental health advocacy, to preservation of First Nations culture, and everything in between. If everyone was listening to you, what would you want them to hear?

Spoken Word SA is the caretaker of the South Australian leg of the Australian Poetry Slam. Presenters have shared their words around the country, won prestigious competitions, and have a passion for mentoring new talent. 

For more information about the two workshops visit the Your Voice Can Change the World event series page.

Photo by Forja2 Mx

How do I get to the State Library by public transport?

The 'State Library, Art Gallery, Museum' tram-stop is just outside the State Library. There are bus stops close by, near the War Memorial on North Terrace. The closest train station is the Adelaide city station on North Terrace.

You can plan your journey via Adelaide Metro.

Is there car parking near the State Library?

The nearest car park is Wilson's Adelaide Central car park, 225 North Terrace, next to David Jones.

There is paid (metered) street parking along Kintore Ave and Victoria Drive.

Where is the wheelchair and stroller access?

Access to the Spence Wing first floor and the Mortlock Chamber is via the lift in the glass foyer entrance of the library.

There is on-street disabled parking available on the nearby roads. View more information and maps of Adelaide City Council's Disability parking for permit holders.

How do I check if the Mortlock Chamber is open when I plan to visit?

The Mortlock Chamber may close for private events, check our opening hours for any closure times.

When it is open you can visit the Mortlock Chamber on the ground floor to look at the exhibition bays.  The upper levels of the Mortlock Wing include quiet study areas.

Is there a cafe at the State Library?

Yes, the State Library Cafe is open Monday to Friday from 8am to 4pm and Saturdays from 12 to 4pm.

Find out more about the cafe and resident organisations at the State Library.


Your Voice Could Change The World

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