Word Central

  • DATE

    31 May 2022

  • TIME

    6:00 pm to 7:45 pm

  • AGES

    All ages welcome




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

Word Central Open Mic Poetry and Spoken Word
Presented by Manchester Libraries & Flapjack Press
Tuesday 31st May, 6.00pm – 7.45pm (doors open 5.30pm) at Manchester Central Library, St Peter’s Square, Manchester M2 5PD
Free entry
Hosted by Tony Curry with special guest James Hartnell

James Hartnell is a poet, newspaper columnist and writer who has been published globally. He is presently editor of Current Accounts, the international magazine of Bank Street Writers, and is a regular contributor to Worktown Words, the writing arm of Live from Worktown, a major community project in Bolton.
James created the Bolton International Writing Project which saw work in twenty-nine languages published and read at various venues in nineteen shows, engaging more than five hundred immigrants from the Bolton community.
His new collection, Songs of Submission, was published by Flapjack Press earlier this year.

Book your open mic slot from noon on Tuesday 17th May via mail@flapjackpress.co.uk
NB Open mic slots are 3 minutes per performer
Performance slots are allocated on a ‘first come first served’ basis from the stated booking day
If they are already filled you will be offered a space on the reserve list