BBC / Contains Strong Language


Contains Strong Language Poetry Festival

Publicity Material & Programme Design


Contains Strong Language is the UK’s biggest poetry festival devoted to new work. Taking place in Hull, it featured 17 new commissions spanning grime, spoken word and page poetry and is committed to representing the diversity of poetry performance in the UK. The festival, which is produced by BBC Radio, presented over 50 events across eight venues in Hull, and was broadcast on BBC TV and Radio.

Human Design were commissioned to produce all the marketing materials and print required for the festival. This included design for the festival programmes, posters, Zcards, signage and digital media.


Also see Larkin25 and Humber Mouth Literature Festival for examples of design and branding for festivals.