BASINGSTOKE Writers’ Circle annual Open Mic is to take place next week.  

Local performance poet, actor, and writer of poetry and plays, Bryn Strudwick, will compere the evening's events in South Ham library, Paddock Road, on Tuesday, July 1. 

Joan Sullivan from BWC said: "All you budding poets who feel you have a reason for rhyme and would care to share your work with an enthusiastic welcoming audience, please join us!"

Doors will open at 6.30pm for registration of up to three poems.

The event will last from 7pm until 9pm.

Admission costs £2 and refreshments will be provided.

Find out more from Joan on 01256 326453 or log on to