a semaphore-exploding mind-flow 
open mic poetry & spoken word hosted by Tony Curry 

Thursday 4th April at Manchester Central Library 
St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD 

6pm - 8pm [doors open 5.30pm] - Free Entry 

With special guest Rosie Fleeshman

Rosie Fleeshman

Actress, writer and poet Rosie Fleeshman writes witty, thought-provoking and brutally honest poetry. A multi poetry slam-winner and Great Northern Slam Champion, she is also the co-runner of SPEAK, a diverse spoken word night in the heart of Manchester. Her debut play Narcissist in the Mirror won Best Spoken Word Show at the GM Fringe and was nominated twice at the Manchester Theatre Awards, winning Best New Play. On the back of a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe, she is currently on tour across the UK.

Open mic spots for April are available to book from 15th March: email mail@flapjackpress.co.uk 
NB Open mic slots are 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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Next Word Centrals: 
Wed 1st May with special guest John Darwin
Mon 3rd June with special guest Rob Steventon 
Wed 3rd July with special guest Steve O'Connor 
Wed 7th August
guest tbc 
Thurs 5th September with special guest copland smith 
Thurs 3rd October
guest tbc 
Wed 6th November with special guests Steve Pottinger & Emma Purshouse 
Thurs 5th December guest tbc 

Previous events and guest poets: 
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 Dave Morgan The_Green_Door_Ensemble Cathy Crabb Rebecca Audra Smith Anna Percy Gerry Potter Dave Viney Rosie Garland Dr Dermot Glennon Sarah Miller Melanie Rees Marvin Cheeseman Laura Taylor Steph Pike Paul Neads Tony Curry
September '18, March '18 & October '17 no events. 
March '19, August '18, July & June '17 no special guests. 

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