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Festival in My House

Slam Story Festival: The Fe/Male Gaze

Old Trafford, Manchester

Sat 6 May 2017

As part of MIF’s Festival in My House series, Sumera Cheema invites you to Slam Story: The Fe/Male Gaze.

Inspired by The Moth, a New York storytelling event and podcast, Slam Story: The Fe/Male Gaze is a storytelling festival that invites celebrater storytellers and brave audience members to share true stories on stage. Hosted in an intimate living space in Old Trafford, audiences are encouraged to throw their name in a hat to be picked to tell a story on the spot alongside featured speakers. The atmosphere will be fun, with the hosts telling their own stories or telling jokes in between.

Audience members will be offered snacks and refreshments inspired by New York at the 6pm welcome.

During the afternoon, everyone is invited to an artist led writing workshop leading up to the evening festival, at which all stories must be loosely themed around the subject of The Fe/Male Gaze. Join Sumeera and invited guests for an evening of stories that celebrate life, creativity and the human imagination.

Slam Story Festival : Fe/Male Gaze

Sat 6 May 2017

Workshop: 12noon–4pm

Welcome:6–7pm
Performance: 7-9pm

LOCATION: A house in Old Trafford, Manchester M16 (the address will be confirmed when you book) On street parking is available nearby.

BOOKING: Free admission. Everyone is welcome, but advance booking is essential.

If you have a ticket for Slam Story Festival but are unable to attend, please email myfestival@mif.co.uk to let us know at least 24 hours in advance. We can then reallocate your space to someone else, ensuring that as many people as possible can experience this special event.

SEATING: There will be a mixture of floor seating and chairs available at this event. If you have specific seating or access requirements please contact the organiser.

NOTE: The live performance may contain explicit words and adult content and therefore we recommend a minimum age of 16. The workshop and performance will be filmed and photographed.

Slam Story is part of Manchester International Festival’s new Festival in My House series, which offers you the chance to present your very own micro-international festival in your home. For more information, see mif.co.uk/my-festival

Image: Junaid Shahid


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How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Rizwan Iqbal on rizwan.iqbal@mif.co.uk or 07811 448648

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Due to limited spaces at the events, we require all attendees to register their full name, email address and contact number to manage the booking process. If you have any further questions or wish to chnge the name of the attendee then please contact the organiser.

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