Presented by Flapjack Press

Part of Chorlton Book Festival

An evening of poetry with the award-winning Rose Condo, Rob Steventon, Anna Percy, Tony Curry, Geneviève L. Walsh and Thick Richard.

DATE: Monday 20th September

TIME: 8pm

PRICE: Free, booking essential

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Join the award-winning wordsmiths of Flapjack Press for an evening of performance poetry.

Clap in wonder at their words! Gasp in awe at their stagecraft! Cheer in joy at their passion! Relate in rapture to their themes! Faint in surprise at something not on Zoom!

Yes, we’re back out ‘n’ about after a year and a half of staying in. Do please join us to help celebrate the region’s release, relief and its rich heritage of spoken word performance.

Starring Rose Condo, Rob Steventon, Anna Percy, Thick Richard, Geneviève L. Walsh and Tony Curry.

Ticketed Event via The Edge. Free but booking essential.

Parental advisory: The evening’s entertainment will contain adult themes and strong language.

Image credits: Rik Jundi, Charles Leek, Kathy Walsh, Thom Jackson, Rose Condo, Rob Steventon, Anna Percy, Thick Richard, Geneviève L. Walsh and Tony Curry.


About Flapjack Press: “Publishes the most cutting-edge poetic performers.” – Writing Manchester

About Rose Condo:“Honest, unflinching, charming and deeply human poetry.” – Dominic Berry, Glastonbury Festival poet-in-residence 2017

About Rob Steventon:“A vital new voice in stand-up poetry. Young, angry and most importantly, very funny.” – Kate Fox, stand-up poet

About Anna Percy:“A fabulous, feminist fighter … takes you on a journey into self-exploration and change.” –Shirley May, poet & founding director of Young Identity

About Thick Richard:“His words are rattling and brilliant and shoot life back at you in all its futility and chaos and wonder.” – Kae Tempest, poet

About Geneviève L. Walsh: “She chooses her language and targets with precision and infuses humour and fight in every verse.” – Henry Normal, poet, film & TV producer

About Tony Curry: “This is our poetry, these are our poems.” – Tony Walsh, Glastonbury Festival poet-in-residence 2011


RUNNING TIME: 90 minutes + interval



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