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. The act will also have the price of their ticket reimbursed.

  • 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. The price of the entry ticket will be reimbursed at the time of performing the act
  • The judge's decision is final

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

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