Poetry on the Aire

by Poppy Jennings

Join Leeds Poetry Festival for their brand new podcast, ‘Poetry on the Aire’, where they'll be chatting about poetry and spoken word with artists and writers.

Podcast episodes

  • Season 2

  • For the outsiders and the weirdos

    For the outsiders and the weirdos

    Join Jack Collins and Matt Abbott for this episode of Poetry on the Aire! Spoken word is making huge waves across the poetry world and we’re chatting all about our favourite performers, why it’s such an important art form, and how it connects to the history of the oral form.

  • Coming to a nightclub toilet near you.

    Coming to a nightclub toilet near you.

    Jack and Poppy-Lee are joined by Izzy Brittain and Louise Fazackerley for a discussion on poetry and movement, and how they explore different forms of motion in their own practices as multi-disciplinary performing artists.

  • Judge-cast 2023

    Judge-cast 2023

    Jack Collins is sitting down with three of our 2023 competition judges, Matthew Hedley Stoppard, Nasser Hussain and Poppy-Lee Jennings, to get all the BTS insight into judging Out of Time.

  • All things SLAM

    All things SLAM

    It’s the return of Poetry on the Aire, the podcast hosted by PoppyLee Jennings and Jack Collins, that celebrates all things poetic in the city. Briony Spandler and Zara Sehar will be here chatting all things slam poetry with our hosts.

  • Season 1

  • Re-Queering the Flag

    Re-Queering the Flag

    Jack Collins and Poppy Jennings are joined by queer artist, Elijah East! They're chatting about queer spaces, queer poetry and the ideas behind Virtues, Elijah's brand new zine.