Verbose with Reshma Ruia and Kate Ireland

  • DATE

    22 May 2023

  • TIME

    7:30 pm to 10:00 pm

  • AGES





    The King's Arms
    11 Bloom St, Salford, M3 6AN

Magical May sees Reshma Ruia and Kate Ireland headline what will be a Verbose to remember together with a brilliant open mic line up.

Manchester’s award-winning spoken word event – every last Monday of the month at The King’s Arms, Salford.

Verbose brings a vibrant mix of spoken word and live literature from a talented bill of open mic acts and wonderful headliners. Expect poetry, prose and everything in between from a real community vibe that gladly welcomes all newcomers.

Tickets are £3 plus bf or free if you need them. If you wish to make a MASSIVELY APPRECIATED DONATION this helps us keep tickets for free to those who need them.

The author of two novels, Something Black in the Lentil Soup and Still Lives as well as a short story collection, Mrs Pinto Drives to Happiness. Her poetry collection, A Dinner Party in the Home Counties, was awarded the 2019 Word Masala Award. Her work has appeared in international and national anthologies and journals, and commissioned by the BBC, University of Cumbria and Manchester Literature Festival. She is the co-founder of The Whole Kahani – a writers’ collective of British South Asian writers.
Find out more on
Twitter: @ReshmaRuia

Kate is a performer, writer and community engaged artist from Glasgow. She recently appeared as a lead role in Rory Aaron’s This Town at Contact and Derby Theatre. She is the creative director of Blether, a storytelling + performance event based around the traditions of celtic ritual and solidarity, as well as a member of Collective Break, an all female performance cohort who’s theatre piece ‘Experiments in Rest’ premiered at Camden People’s Theatre this year. Kate is currently working towards her first full length collectio