Spoken Word curators and producers, opening up new spaces for spoken word, and its links to music, performance and visual expression.


Since 2004, we have produced events featuring talents such as Mike Ladd, Ursula Rucker, Sophie Woolley, Brian Patten and Patience Agbabi. We have hosted UK Tours and events for Amiri Baraka, Jamaican dub poet and reggae artist Mutabaruka, poet and rock star Jessica Care Moore and the Guardian journalist Gary Younge. We host the acclaimed 'Liming’ events which fuse spoken word with a carnival sensibility and our Patron is the acclaimed poet John Agard

Tilt is the sister company to Renaissance One. Renaissance one works with the full range of literature - offering events, touring, project management and mentoring to writers and emerging producers.

"Spoken word pioneers"

                                - Channel 4

What They Say

"Tilt can always be trusted upon to set the space for spoken word, top notch poets, DJ's and the people to mix it up. The people that attend are often as interesting to watch as the acts up on stage. Their event London Liming never ceases to amaze, to inspire and to pull out of the hat the ‘something other’

 - Anjan Saha

London Literature Lounge


"...some of the most exciting minds and mouths in spoken word"

                                 - Vogue

"Tilt continues to produce sterling events combining different styles of performers both established and new. Appealing to all the senses, tilt is a smorgasbord of delight you'll want to come back to again and again."

                                  - Heather Taylor


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