"Anyone who would like to take to the stage at the event can contact me in advance at firstname.lastname@example.org or is more than welcome to turn up on the night with their poems or comedy routine ready for action.
"This year we have decided not to charge an entrance fee but instead to ask people for donations towards Amnesty International's valuable work.
"Sadly there are thousands of prisoners of conscience imprisoned, tortured or under house arrest and other constraints around the world and Amnesty is hard at work campaigning for their human rights to be recognised."
The Sutton Coldfield branch of Amnesty International meets on the second Tuesday of every month (except August) at 8pm at the Conference Centre, Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 69 Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield, B74 2NU. New members are always given a warm welcome.
For more information see here and for more on the UK branch of Amnesty, click here.