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

Thursday 7th February at Manchester Central Library 
2nd Floor Meeting Room
St. Peter's Square, Manchester M2 5PD 

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

With special guest poet Ciarán Hodgers 

photo by Kate Jeans 

Ciarán is a multi-award-winning spoken word poet from Drogheda, currently touring his debut collection Cosmocartography. He is the Sean Dunne National Young Writer 2010, an International Pangaea Poetry Slam Champion 2015 and the Word War 3 Slam Champion. 

You can book your open mic spot for February via 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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In association with Flapjack Press and Manchester Library & Information Service 


Future events 2019: 
Thurs 7th March no special guest - a full eve of open mic poets 
Thurs 4th April special guest Rosie Fleeshman 
Wed 1st May with special guest John Darwin 

Previous events and guest poets: 
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
Sept '18, Mar '18 & Oct '17 no events. Aug '18, July '17 & June '17 no special guests 

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

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