Open Mic for Writers

The next ‘Open Mic for Writers’ is on Thursday 28th November 2019 at Hash from 7pm. It’s the final one this year.

Got a story you want to read? Trying something out with a novel and not sure if it works? Or simply like listening to original writing, some of it never heard before?

Each reader has upto eight minutes in which to read their work to an appreciative audience. Prose, poetry, drama, film scripts, all welcome.

The sessions take place on the last Thursday of the month (excluding July, August and December), from 7pm in the upstairs Roof Box at Hash, 14 Coniscliffe Road, Darlington DL3 7RG.

  • Dates for 2019: 31st January; 28th February; 28th March; 25th April; special Arts Festival event on Sunday 19th May 5pm-8pm; 30th May; 27th June; 26th September; 31st October; 28th November
  • £3 entry fee on the door
  • Any queries, please email