Word Central

  • DATE

    23 February 2023

  • TIME

    6:00 pm to 7:45 pm

  • AGES

    All ages welcome




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

Open Mic Poetry and Spoken Word
Presented by Flapjack Press and Manchester Libraries

Thursday 23rd February at Manchester Central Library
6.00pm – 7.45pm (doors 5.30pm)
Free Entry
Hosted by Tony Curry with special guest Dominic Berry
Book your open mic slot via mail@flapjackpress.co.uk from noon on Tuesday 7th February
N.B. Open mic slots are 3 minutes per performer
Performance slots are allocated on a ‘first come first served’ basis from the stated booking time
If they are already filled you will be offered a space on the reserve list

February’s special guest is Dominic Berry, a Manchester-based performance poet whose work has taken him across Europe, Australasia, North America, South America and Asia. He has been Glastonbury Festival’s poet-in-residence and his awards include winning MLF’s Superheroes of Slam, New York’s Nuyorican Poets’ Café Slam, and he has twice been publicly voted Saboteur’s Best Spoken Word Performer. His new collection, ‘Yes Life’, was published by Flapjack Press in October 2022.