About Pete

 
Glasto 2010 Poetry

Bio

Pete (the Temp) Bearder is a loop station artist and spoken word poet whose work has been featured on BBC national and international TV and Radio.  He is a former UK  National Poetry Slam Champion has toured a one man show ‘Pete (the Temp) vs Climate Change’. Pete has performed at over 20 Uk festivals. In 2014 he toured with Slamboree, performing poetry to – and stage diving into – audiences of over 4000 people. In 2015 he did a TED talk in London about his work as a spoken word educator. He has toured in Europe with the British Council and others. 2016 saw the release of his first book Numbered Boxes.

Awards

Hammer & Tongue National Slam Champion (2009)
BBC Radio 4 South of England Slam Winner (2009)


Reviews

‘with fire in his belly, expert performance skills and a keen sense of mischief, he’s poetry’s answer to Mark Thomas, able to make the depressing enjoyable.’

[Chortle]

Glade Stage, Glastonbury

Glade Stage, Glastonbury

‘Challenging, inspiring, terrifying and amusing’

[The Ecologist]

‘I left feeling angry and inspired and galvanised’

[The Metropolist]

Touring in Germany

Touring in Germany

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Street Performance in Berlin

Street Performance in Berlin

‘Here he is, documenting the times, here is a true voice for this generation and the next’      [Salena Godden]

Netherlands with Donald Trumpet

Netherlands with Donald Trumpet