The Reviews

“CPCFire is exactly what it says on the tin – FIRE POETRY”

Usaama Minhas — A HAMMER & TONGUE NATIONAL POETRY SLAM CHAMPION

“A beautiful community of words”

Pete the temp — A UK NATIONAL POETRY SLAM CHAMPION (+)

“Great hosts, diverse talent and full of positive vibes”

Tom Gill — A UK National Poetry Slam ChampioN (+)

“CPCFire is warm and chocolaty, welcoming and always full of surprises. There’s also great chocolate but not enough chocolate poems.”

ROBIN LAMBOLL — A UK NATIONAL POETRY SLAM CHAMPION (AND A PHYSICIST)

“CPCFIRE is everything you want in a poetry night—inclusive hosts, sh*t hot poetry, and a burning mic. Ideal for first time performers if you’re looking for a safe environment to share in.”

AMANI SAEED — BARBICAN YOUNG POET / FOUNDER OF GOLDEN TONGUE

“CPCFire. An open mic full of headliners in an electric atmosphere. With chocolate. The best night I know of…”

CLIVE OSEMAN — A HAMMER & TONGUE REGIONAL FINALIST (+)

“Really hot poetry at the centre of the community! The chocolate is excellent as well!”

REUBEN WOOLLEY — EDITOR OF ‘I AM NOT A SILENT POET’ MAGAZINE

“Completely captivating… stunning performances with wit and charm. Superb!”

LEANNE MODEN — A BBC Edinburgh Fringe Slam NATIONAL FINALIST

“Chocolate, poetry, good times AND the promotion of ethical goods. What’s not to love?”

BRYN FRERE-SMITH — FOUNDER OF BLUE BEAR COFFEE CO.

“We love poetry, we love chocolate, so it only stands to reason; We love Chocolate Poetry Club!”

HANNAH / AMAR — EDITORS OF ‘POETICAL’ MAGAZINE

“CPCFire is about community. They celebrate and showcase local talent, encouraging poets to stand up.”

MICAH BOURNES — COFOUNDER OF ‘FIGHT EVIL WITH POETRY’ ANTHOLOGY

“Chocolate and poetry are two of my great loves, marrying at CPCFIRE for a night full of sweetness.”

Shaniqua Benjamin — Founder of Young People Insight CIC

“Paul Points’ poem… ‘Library of Skin’ can set a chocolate poetry night off… F-I-R-E!”

Abe Gibson — London’s Transport first Resident Poet

“There’s an art to shows like this and CPC have cracked it!”

John Clarke AKA The Jazzman

“CPCFIRE: A wonderfully bizarre idea – creativity, love for chocolate and green thinking all coming together!”

CAMDEN TOWN LONDON

“Chocolate Poetry Club’s ‘FIRE’: Community at its BEST – uplifting, galvanising, welcoming”

THE UPCOMING MAGAZINE

“Incredibly supportive. One of the best places to attend an open mic night in Camden”

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