Join us for Bury’s only regular poetry open mic night!

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

This month’s guest is Seamus Kelly, whose passions include family, life, nature, politics, justice, pace and society.

Open mic slots can be reserved on the night or booked in advance with Gemma. For further information email Gemma on

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

Dates & Times

Last session: Sun 6 Oct 2013 at 7:30 PM - This event has now passed
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