Untouched but not Unfelt
Spent years like a husk
now life is kindling again,
purifying from pain
and pleasantly plentiful
The cage of the State
for I traversed the labyrinth of my own mind
So I shall recognise shackles
as a concept,
but be mindful of surrendering control.
Isolate from crowds but not from feelings,
not from unde...
Sunday 22nd March 2020 9:08 pm
Team GUM are taking on the Riff Awards.
Like the Riff page here: https://www.facebook.com/RiffMediaUK
Send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Put forward Kris Fogg for BEST NEWCOMER.
Put forward Ushiku Crisafulli for BEST NON MUSICAL ENTERTAINER.
You'll see us both repping Riff at RIFF SURVIVAL SUNDAY - MARCH 31st
Sunday 17th February 2013 5:24 pm
Please take a moment to have a look at my updated booking page.
Wednesday 12th December 2012 5:00 am
*All who share the event page for OpenMind...
Thursday 13th September 2012 3:59 pm
Today may actually have been the best day of my life.
OpenMind has been approved for progression and marketing mentoring from Prince's Trust to take us to the next level and will also go to panel for further funding from the Trust.
We've also been approved for funding from O2 Think Bigger, and have an aim of our 3rd anniversary next August to fulfil our project goals alongside AO, 42s...
Tuesday 11th September 2012 11:07 pm
Friday 31st August 2012 12:07 am
Take a look at the poster for our OpenMind: Slamming September event at Fuel on Monday 24th September.
Sunday 26th August 2012 8:34 pm
OpenMind: Slamming September:
Following on from our highly attended and jam packed 2 year birthday show OpenMind are back at Fuel on Monday 24th September for OpenMind: Slamming September, our first ever multi-genre OpenSpace slam event. This event will be presided over by GrIm who's taking his first ever crack at presenting an event, so be sure to give him your love, energy and full ...
Thursday 16th August 2012 5:03 pm
After today’s meeting with The Autistic Organisation we’re proud to announce we’ll be working very closely with Richard and his team in building the Manchester branch with projects at the Royal Exchange, at OpenMind events, and an OpenMind vs AO charity football match all on the horizon.
Tuesday 10th July 2012 2:17 am
YES! YES! YES!
We got in O2 Think Bigger!
Special thanks to Richard Hawkins of the Autistic Organisation and Sally Carr of Lesbian and Gay Youth Manchester for supporting our application.
With this funding OpenMind will finally be able to roll out our premium video service that's been put on standby for the moment, and also we plan to hold a free to attend open air event in Manch...
Thursday 28th June 2012 3:22 pm
OpenMind return to Fuel Bar to celebrate our 2nd anniversary, exactly 2 years since the first ever OpenMind event at Earth Cafe.
To celebrate our 2nd anniversary we've created a few elements that pay homage to this number. Entry will be £2, we've got 2 headliners, 2 guests per genre, and raffle tickets will be 2 for the price of 1.
As always we'll begin the evening with the most...
Tuesday 26th June 2012 6:53 pm
On Monday 21st May we’ll be celebrating the wide variety of musical talent in Manchester at NEW VENUE Fuel Bar in Withington with OpenMind: Face the Music II a year on from our first ever live music special. We’ve got a fantastic line up planned with amazing live music from the likes of vocalist Tsareeena Wimbush, acoustic and vocals from Tony Ward, poetry and loops from Martin Christie and poe...
Sunday 15th April 2012 5:21 pm
As some of you may know there's a character limit on the event pages on here, so I've decided to upload the full itinerary so far for my birthday OpenMind event on 25th January at TV 21, 10 Thomas Street, Manchester as a blog for the OpenMind group page.
Everyone is very much welcome to attend my special OpenMind event whether they're first time readers, casual open micers or veteran ...
Tuesday 10th January 2012 6:22 pm