open mic poetry and spoken word hosted by Tony Curry 

Unfortunately we on hiatus at the moment
Best wishes for health and happiness to all our performers and patrons, and please check back here or see our Facebook page for updates

Manchester Central Library, Ground Floor Performance Space
St Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD 
6pm - 8pm [doors open 5.30pm] - Free Entry 

You can book your open mic slots from specified dates via mail@flapjackpress.co.uk 

NB Open mic slots are 3 minutes maximum
Performance slots are allocated on a 'first come first served' basis from the stated booking day -
if the open mic slots are already filled you will be offered a space on the reserve list

Word Central Facebook Group | Twitter: @WordCentralMcr 
In association with Flapjack Press and Manchester Libraries 


Forthcoming 2020 dates (in theory):  
Thurs 14th May (book from 30th Apr) with special guest Gordon Zola 
Thurs 11th June (book from 28th May) with special guest Shirley May 
Thurs 9th July (book from 25th June) with special guest Michael Wilson 
Thurs 6th August (book from 23rd July) with special guest tba 
Thurs 3rd September (book from 20th Aug) with special guest Emma Decent 

Previous events and guest poets:
Ben Mellor Neil Bell Al Keogh Emma Purshouse Steve Pottinger Gerry Potter copland smith Ruthie Adamson AKA Wonky Wordsmith Steve O'Connor Robert Steventon John Darwin Rosie Fleeshman Ciarán Hodgers Rose Condo Laura Taylor Gerry Clarkson Kieren King Alex Slater Thick Richard Hilary Walker George Melling Fat Roland Cynthia Buell Thomas Geneviève L. Walsh Mark Mace Smith Dominic Berry Joy France Ciarán Hodgers Geneviève L. Walsh Dave Morgan The_Green_Door_Ensemble Cathy Crabb Rebecca Audra Smith Anna Percy Gerry Potter Dave Viney Rosie Garland Dr Dermot Glennon Melanie Rees Sarah Miller Marvin Cheeseman Laura Taylor Steph Pike Melanie Rees Paul Neads Tony Curry

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