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A Literary Tour of Manchester
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A Literary Tour of Manchester

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Updated: 3 January 2017
Manchester is the birthplace of literary greats like Anthony Burgess, Jeanette Winterson and Elizabeth Gaskell. A northern powerhouse of industrial revolution, Manchester is a city embedded in history and literature. The literary scene is as rich and vibrant as the city itself, with both Manchester Writing School and The University of Manchester offering English Literature and Creative Writing courses. Manchester is jam packed with live literature events from poetry to non-fiction and everything in between.

Bad Language

Bad Language is one of Manchester’s most immersive and eclectic live literature nights. At Bad Language you can expect to see poetry, creative non-fiction, and short stories, and has won the Saboteur Award for Best Live Literature Night. Bad Language features a headline ac, with open mic performance slots available to the public. Bad Language runs on the last Wednesday of each month at the Castle Hotel.

66 Oldham St, Manchester, England

0161 237 9485