Just a short list of some exciting writing events I’ll be going to in the next couple of months, and believe me, they come highly recommended. Pretty much all of my favourite local writers have been or will be at these events, so you’re in for a real treat if you attend!
The Castle Hotel, Saturday 22nd March, 2pm – 4pm
“Join us for the Manchester launch of ‘The Emma Press Anthology of Motherhood’, our wonderful new collection of poems about the expectations, joys and trials of motherhood.”
Kim by the Sea, Hulme, Sunday 23rd March, 5pm – 7pm(ish)
“Workshop exercises themed around transitions, transformations, phoenix rises.”
Three Minute Theatre, Monday 24th March, 7:30 – 10pm
“Stirred Poetry is a feminist focused poetry event that has been supporting women and everyone for three years.
Feel free to interpret the theme however you want, whether you transform over time, through an event, literally transform into an animal metamorphoses style.”
The Castle Hotel, Wednesday 26th March, 7:30pm
“Bad Language returns to The Castle Hotel with another top banana night of spoken word and poetry, this time with its brand new hosting partnership of JOE DALY and FAT ROLAND.”
Blackwells University Bookshop, Thursday 27th, 7:30pm
“Fat Roland, compere of 2013’s visual story night Electric Shorts, hosts this very special evening of commissioned short, short stories for Manchester Histories Festival.”
Fab Café, Sunday 6th April, 4:30ish
“An early start with a writing workshop and space to do a bit of knitting, crochet, drawing etc in between and then an open mic in a colourful atmosphere.
Join us around 5pmish for a relaxed fun writing workshop of turn up after 6pm and sign up for the open mic and share your poetry and prose.”
International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Thursday 17th April, 5:30pm – 8:30pm
These are just the events I’m planning to go to, but if you know of any more you’d recommend, please let me know! 😀