Pen (pɛn) n. (tr) to write or compose. Chant (tʃɑːnt) vb. to sing or recite. Pen·chant (pĕn′chənt) n. A definite liking; a strong inclination

Pen:Chant is a night of eclectic, alternative cabaret originally founded by Geddes Loom and programmed and hosted by Ben with co-production from Rachel Moorhouse.

‘Always excellent’ – The Skinny

Touring national and international fringe festivals the Pen:Chant team meet amazing artists from spoken word, live music, comedy, cabaret and performance scenes and bring them to Manchester. As well as hosting national and international acts, Pen:Chant is committed to showcasing the very best local talent via a dedicated open mic section at every event

'Part of Manchester’s cultural furniture' - Bag Thing

Since 2013 Pen:Chant have presented some of the best local, national and international acts including sketch comedy superstars Geins Family Giftshop and Norris & Parker, MOBO award-winning Soweto Kinch, World Champion beatboxer Bellatrix and spoken word sensation Harry Baker.

For more information about Pen:Chant events and workshops, please visit the full Pen:Chant site.

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