K/RK has been placed on indefinite hiatus. Frederick continues to organise regular spoken word nights in Edinbrugh through the Inky Fingers platform.


K/RK (pronounced “kirk”) was an intimate production in Edinburgh seeking to highlight the best of UK Spoken Word.

Our intention was to host regular events for touring spoken word artists. Our events were small and exclusive, with the ability to question and learn deeply from some of the foremost writers and performers in the UK.

Our partner and venue is the 24 Royal Terrace Hotel, a boutique luxury hotel on the North Face of Edinburgh’s iconic Carlton Hill. This is a hotel with a rich artistic atmosphere, with pieces by John Bellamy, Aldo Balding, and Alan Davie lining the walls.

The list of K/RK produced events was: