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

Thursday 2nd August at
Manchester Central Library, St Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD
6pm - 8pm [doors open 5.30pm] - Free Entry

Open mic spots for August have all been filled
To book yourself on the reserve list please email mail@flapjackpress.co.uk
NB Open mic slots are 3 minutes maximum

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In association with Flapjack Press and Manchester Library & Information Service


Upcoming events 2018:
Thurs 2nd August [no special guest]
[NB: No event in September]
Thurs 4th October [special guest announced soon]
Thurs 1st November with special guest Gerry Clarkson
Thurs 6th December with special guest Laura Taylor

Upcoming events 2019:
Thurs 3rd January
; Thurs 7th February; Thurs 7th March; Thurs 4th April; Wed 1st May

Previous events and guest poets (Left to right from top):
July '18 Alex Slater; June '18 Thick Richard; May '18 Hilary Walker; Apr '18 George Melling; Feb '18 Fat Roland; Jan '18 Potting Shed Pete; Dec '17 Cynthia Buell Thomas; Nov '17 Chorlton Library special Geneviève L. Walsh; Nov '17 Mark Mace Smith; Sep '17 Dominic Berry; Aug '17 Joy France; July & June '17 no special guest; May '17 Withington Library special Ciarán Hodgers; May '17 Geneviève L. Walsh; Apr '17 Dave Morgan & The Green Door Ensemble; Mar '17 Cathy Crabb; Feb '17 Rebecca Audra Smith & Anna Percy; Jan '17 Gerry Potter; Dec '16 Dave Viney; Nov '16 Chorlton Library special Rosie Garland; Nov '16 Dr Dermot Glennon; Oct '16 Sarah Miller & Melanie Rees; Sep '16 Marvin Cheeseman; Aug '16 Laura Taylor; July '16 Steph Pike; Paul Neads (guest host July '18, Aug & Sept '17); Tony Curry (host).

Alex Slater Thick Richard Hialry 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 Sarah Miller Melanie Rees Marvin Cheeseman Laura Taylor Steph Pike Paul NeadsTony Curry

Word Central rose from the ashes of Word Jaminn, an open mic night in Chorlton, where we were blessed with special guest performers including Cathy Crabb, Kieren King, Rod Tame, Jackie Hagan, Sarah Miller & Dominic Berry.

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