open mic poetry and spoken word hosted by Tony Curry 

Thursday 9th January 
Manchester Central Library, Ground Floor Performance Space
St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD 
6pm - 8pm [doors open 5.30pm] - Free Entry 

January's special guest is actor and poet Neil Bell 

You can book your open mic slots for Thursday 9th January from New Year's Day via mail@flapjackpress.co.uk 

NB Open mic slots are always 3 minutes maximum and allocated on a 'first come first served' basis
If the open mic slots are already filled you will be offered a space on the reserve list 

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In association with Flapjack Press and Manchester Libraries 


2020 dates: 
Thurs 9th January with special guest Neil Bell 
Thurs 6th February with special guest Ben Mellor 
Wed 18th March
Wed 22nd April
Thurs 14th May
Thurs 11th June
Thurs 9th July
Thurs 6th August
Thurs 3rd September

Previous events and guest poets:
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 Potting Shed Pete Cynthia Buell Thomas Geneviève L. Walsh Mark Mace Smith Dominic Berry Joy France Ciarán Hodgers Geneviève L. Walsh The_Green_Door_Ensemble Dave Morgan 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
March & September 2018, October 2017 no event 
March 2019, August 2018, June & July 2017 no special guest 

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