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Word Central Open Mic Night

Word Central Open Mic Poetry and Spoken Word

Hosted by Tony Curry

Presented by Flapjack Press & Manchester Libraries

Monday 27th September, 6.00pm with special guest Gus Jonsson

Gus is a poet and writer who was brought up on the Isle of Wight. Now living in Littleborough, his two autobiographical volumes of poetry and prose, Vectis Voices and Vectis Days [Brandicat, 2020 & 2021], recall growing up on the island and explore family, friendships, loves found and lost, austerity, health, wellbeing and social acceptance within a small community in a post-war, working-class society.

You can book your open mic slot from noon on Tuesday 14th September via [email protected].

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.

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