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Big night for Manx LitFest

First Manx Bard announced

It's a big night (Wed 23rd) at the Manx LitFest.

The first, living Manx Bard will be announced at an invite-only event.

It was awarded posthumously to 19th century Manx poet TE Brown.

After that, it's time for the third annual Poetry Slam.

Both are taking place at Noa Bakehouse in Douglas.

Janet Lees was one of those on the committee which had to choose the Manx Bard:

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