Blog: Balloch Open Mic.

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The Balloch Open Mic provides a showcase for local writers, and those from further afield. It was set up by Alexandria Writers to provide an opportunity for local writers to showcase their work. The Open Mic takes place on the first Monday of the month at Balloch House Hotel (Balloch Rd, Balloch, G83 8LQ). A special guest is invited to perform as headline act and five minute slots are offered to  other writers on a first come first served basis.  Events are free.

On this blog you will be able to find out about Balloch Open Mics and other related events. New work will be publicised with examples of poetry and prose, new publications and reviews. Membership is free.  Email for further information.

Balloch Open Mic: Something from the Archives

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Balloch Open Mic Blog, November, 2020 Trawling through some past writings I came across the following. Thought it might be of interest to those new to the Open Mic or thinking of paying a visit if/when. (Mary Irvine) Thanks are due to those who came at the beginning and continued to support the event on […]

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Open Mic at the Balloch House Hotel

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Welcome to another ‘first’ for The Balloch Open Mic! Word of mouth, a newsletter, Facebook and now a presence on www.glasgowwstend.co.uk              The seed for a local Open Mic was sown in a car journey home from a Glasgow speakeasy.  Why was there nowhere nearer? Answer? Do something about it.  […]

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020 | Filed under: Blog: Balloch Open Mic

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