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Mansfield Summer Spectacular Spoken Word!

The East Midlands’ celebrated travelling spoken word festival comes to Mansfield! Lyric Lounge presents a jam-packed programme of nationally acclaimed artists, live literature performances, music, film, workshops and open-mic for all to enjoy.

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Lyric Lounge Mansfield is presented in partnership with Nottinghamshire County Council as part of TOLFEST 2014 (The Old Library Festival of Arts) which showcases the work of Mansfield’s talent young artists.


Lyric Lounge activity includes Poetry and Performance workshops with Leicester-based poet and comedian Rob Gee, in the lead up to the event and the Lyric Lounge Slam Championship on the day itself, in which participants will battle it out for the slam trophy. The sharing will be followed by performances from The Old Library’s Urban Music Group who have been working with Nottingham-based collective The Mouthy Poets to develop their lyrics.





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Lyric Lounge is a travelling spoken word festival that has been popping up regularly across the East Midlands since 2009.  Lyric Lounge is delivered by Writing East Midlands, the writer development agency for the East Midlands (