Gerry Potter book launch: 6A Blackstock Gardens

  • DATE

    19 September 2023

  • TIME

    6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

  • AGES

    All ages welcome




    Manchester Central Library
    St Peter's Square, Manchester, M2 5PD

Book launch: 6A Blackstock Gardens by Gerry Potter
Tues 19 Sept at Manchester Central Library
6pm (doors 5.40pm), free entry
Author reading and book signing, plus interview by Rod Tame and audience Q&A

The first autobiographical instalment from the author of Planet Young (as seen on BBC TV’s Between the Covers).

“Memories were people too, y’know!”
Within the tenements of the notorious Scottie Road, amidst dockyards and back-kitchen sink dramas, the Butlers navigate sixties Liverpool with stoic wit ‘n’ brio.
For Gerrid, the seventh son of a seventh child, born in the seventh month, and youngest to the matriarchal May, childhood is fuelled by observation and imagination. But it too-soon becomes clear that resilience must prove the most life-formative skill required to comprehend communal and familial, repetitive, grief…

Published in paperback and eBook by Flapjack Press.