Newbury Real Ale Festival Open Mic

This year we will be holding an Open Mic competition during the event in the Cider marquee. Hosted by professional compare, Oli Hill - a regular on the music Newbury scene. This is a chance for artists to perform their act in the cider tent - Poetry, comedy, music - anything goes! The winner will then perform their act on the main stage later in the afternoon.

  • Advance registration only into this event
  • There is a mic and an amp provided - suitable for solo / duo acts only
  • Each artist will get 10 mins - at least 2 songs.
  • Swearing, offensive or discriminatory language will not be tolerated (it's a family-friendly event)
  • Unfortunately the Real Ale Festival cannot store or take responsibility for any equipment
  • In order to simplify entry, please arrive like any other customer and pay at the entrance. You will still need to buy a ticket for the event
  • The judge's decision is final

THE WINNER WILL PERFORM ON THE MAIN STAGE TO OVER 5000 PEOPLE

Signup is now closed for 2018 - good luck to all those who've entered!