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Published 20th Apr 2012

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Enjoy a night of books, poetry and fantastic music as Middlesbrough will celebrate World Book Night on Monday (April 23).

The free event in the café at mima in Centre Square starts at 6.30pm and has been organised by Middlesbrough Libraries.

Top North East ukulele band Misspent Uke will be performing a plethora of songs to suit all tastes including bluegrass, rock ‘n ‘roll, folk, blues, jazz, pop and original songs.

Dashing finger-style guitarist and singer-songwriter Simon Stephenson and folk duo A Giant's Cause, from Saltburn, who perform on the North East and Yorkshire folk scene, will also be performing on the night.

Poetry will be provided by Katie Metcalfe, Chris Robinson and Chris Stewart and there will also be an open mic.

Free books will be there to pick-up, food and coffees will be available and the bar will be open.

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