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Sunday 12
May 2013

The Box At The Met


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Featuring Elmi Ali

Join us for Bury's only regular poetry open mike night!

Once More with Meaning is a night of poetry, local ale, and eccentricity, featuring reading from open mike-ers and some very special guest poets, hosted by local poet and author Gemma Lees.

This month's guest is Elmi Ali.

Elmi is a writer/performer and facilitator based in the North West. He is part of the prestigious Young Identity poetry collective of Manchester and the Inna Voice Ensemble. He writes poetry, short stories and drama and has performed in venues across the county including Westminster, The Southbank Centre and Contact Theatre Manchester. Elmi also teaches poetry and creative writing to adults and young people across the country in partnership with organisations such as the Arvon Foundation and Young Identity. He is currently working on his first collection of poetry scheduled for autumn 2014.

For further information email Gemma on gemmathepoet@hotmail.co.uk

Please note: admission is through Automatic Restaurant. Tickets on the door only.

A Once More With Meaning event.