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Event Time Mon 18th Dec 2023 at 7:30pm-Mon 18th Dec 2023 at 10:00pm
Event Location The Kings Arms, Salford
Event Price £3 - £10 + Booking fee (see below)
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One of Manchester’s longest running spoken word and new writing events is back at The King’s Arms, Salford on Monday 18th December!

Verbose brings a vibrant mix of spoken word and live literature from a talented bill of open mic acts and two wonderful headliners every month. Expect poetry, prose and everything in between from a real community vibe that gladly welcomes all newcomers.

If you are interested in being part of the open mic, with a four minute slot to read or perform any type of writing, email before 5th December 2023.


Yorkshire-born Sarah-Clare Conlon was writer-in-residence at Ilkley Literature
Festival 2022 and Victoria Baths in Manchester, where she lives. Her latest
pamphlet Lune (Red Ceilings Press) is a Poetry Book Society Winter 2023
Selection. It follows Using Language (Invisible Hand Press, 2023) and cache-
cache (Contraband), a Poetry Book Society Winter 2022 Selection, plus prose
collection Marine Drive (Broken Sleep Books, 2022).

Nathan Parker is an independent author and spoken poet from Blackpool. He combines working-class grit and northern wit to create stories that feel familiar to many. A passionate mental health champion, Nathan often shares intimate details of his internal struggles, as well as celebrating the joys in life.
He is the author of two poetry books: Scribbles from the Seaside (2022) and his most recent release, Words for Whatever (2023). He was shortlisted for Lancashire Book of the Year in both 2019 and 2021, for the first two books in his young adult fiction trilogy in the Granville Series.

If you are in need of a free ticket this month please get in touch by email at


The Kings Arms
11 Bloom St, Salford M3 6AN, UK