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23 May 2023
6:00 pm to 7:45 pm
All ages welcome
Flapjack Press and Manchester Libraries
Book your open mic slot from noon on Tues 9th May via email@example.com
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 place on the reserve list
N.B. Open mic slots are 3 minutes per performer
Our special guest for May is Leon the Pig Farmer [AKA Jack Horner], a Manchester-based Yorkshire beat poet. An ex-serviceman who began writing verse to help him deal with a PTSD diagnosis, he has an assertive take on spoken word with fast firing rhythmic verse and a sharp outlook on both his mental health recovery, social observation and political imbalance. Leon has two collections available, Don’t Believe the Hype and Talking Myself Out of Trouble.
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