Word Central

Open Mic Poetry and Spoken Word

Hosted by Tony Curry


Presented by Flapjack Press & Manchester Libraries


Live Streaming during COVID-19 on Word Central’s Facebook Page

We will return to Manchester Central Library when it is safe to do so


Next event:
Thurs 3rd June, 7.30pm

Join us for our 5th Anniversary


You can book your open mic slot from Noon on Tuesday 25th May via mail@flapjackpress.co.uk


NB Open mic slots are 3 minutes per performer

Performance slots are allocated on a 'first come first served' basis from the stated booking day

If they are already filled you will be offered a space on the reserve list


You can catch up with recordings of recent events on the Word Central Facebook page

Word Central Facebook Group | Twitter: @WordCentralMcr | Library Live



Future dates:
Thurs 8th July with special guest Tony Kinsella (book from noon on 29 Jun)
Thurs 5th August with special guest Steven P. Taylor (book from noon on 27 Jul)
Thurs 2nd September with special guest Gus Jonsson (book from noon on 24 Aug)
Thurs 14th October [tbc]
Thurs 11th November
Thurs 2nd December


Previous events and guest poets:


Chanje Kunda Louise Fazackerley Paul Cookson Elizabeth McGeown    Emma Decent Pete Ramskill Michael Wilson Henry Normal  Gordon Zola