Pete (the Temp) Bearder is a loop 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 3000 people. In 2015 he did doing 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.
Hammer & Tongue National Slam Champion (2009)
BBC Radio 4 South of England Slam Winner (2009)
‘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.’
‘Challenging, inspiring, terrifying and amusing’
‘I left feeling angry and inspired and galvanised’
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‘Here he is, documenting the times, here is a true voice for this generation and the next’ [Salena Godden]