Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Harry Baker

Starting out as a rapper, Harry Baker won a Poetry Slam at the Edinburgh Fringe festival, and has since then let his words speak for themselves.

With an ever-lengthening list of awards, including winning the London Poetry Slam, Harry represented the UK in the European Poetry Slam final, winning the online vote and being declared European Slam Champion.

He is currently a member of the Roundhouse Poetry Collective run by Polarbear, and has performed with Apples and Snakes, Hammer and Tongue, Farrago, and Bang Said the Gun.

Utter! Primes Competition winner 2009 with poem ‘59’
Edinburgh Fringe Festival Slam Champ 2010
Greenbelt Festival Slam Champ 2010
Farrago October Slam Champ 2010
Bang Said the Gun Golden Gun Award
London Slam Champ 2010
BEAT December Slam Champ 2010
UK Slam Championship Runner Up 2010
4th place European Cup of Slam 2010
Winner Farrago Zoo award for best Slam performance of 2010
Hammer and Tongue Hackney January Slam Champ 2011
European Poetry Slam Champion 2010/11 (Online Vote)