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Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann’s Square, Manchester M2 7DH
£13 / £11 / £6
Carol Ann Duffy & Friends: Kate Fox

The Manchester Writing School at Manchester Met invites you to an evening of poetry and music in the Royal Exchange Studio, hosted by Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy. 

Following the unprecedented success of the past seasons, Carol Ann returns to host our hugely successful poetry readings. Joining Carol Ann are new writers from Manchester Met - including our House Poets John Fennelly and Mark Pajak - and a variety of special guests offering more evenings of jazz, poetry and conversation. 

Doors open at 7pm for music and drinks and the event starts at 7.30pm. 

Monday 11th March 2019, 7pm - special guest: Kate Fox

Kate Fox mostly describes herself as a stand up poet. She’s regularly commissioned by Radio 3’s The Verb, has been Poet in Residence for Radio 4’s Saturday Live, the Glastonbury Festival, the Great North Run and the BBC’s Contains Strong Language Festival in Hull and has been published by Smokestack and Burning Eye Books. She’s made two comedy series for Radio 4 and in spring 2019 will be touring her show about Northern women Where There’s Muck There’s Bras, which was commissioned by the Great Exhibition of the North.

Tickets: £13/£11/£6. Book online at or call the box office on +44 (0) 161 833 9833.

Royal Exchange Theatre, St Ann’s Square, Manchester M2 7DH

Carol Ann Duffy and Friends is presented by the Manchester Writing School at Manchester Metropolitan University and the Royal Exchange Theatre in partnership with Blackwell’s. Join the Manchester Writing School mailing list, contact, or follow us on Twitter @mcrwritingschl.