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Open Mic for Charity

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Our final event for 2017, and definitely one not to miss!

Proceeds* go to the Gruft for their winter fundraising drive: Winter Action: Sleeping bags and warm meals for homeless people. More about the Gruft here:
https://www.gruft.at

Keith Gray will be our host (Yay!)

Award winning YA novelist from from the UK, Keith Gray will be in Vienna to host our evening. He's not only a hugely successful novelist, he's also a nice guy!

More about Keith from the British Council:

https://literature.britishcouncil.org/writer/keith-gray

Come along and meet Keith and other creative people, take the stage, or simply sit back and enjoy the performances. By taking part, whether on stage or part of the audience, you'll be helping a great cause!

This event is run in collaboration with good friends at Write Now--English-language Writing Group, Austria.

The open mic is open for the following performances:

· poetry (max 5 minutes reading time)
· short story (max 2000 words)
· novel excerpt (max 1500 words)
· song (max 5 minutes)
· stand-up comedy (max 5 minutes)

The evening includes up to around 1,5 hours of performance with a break between.

For performers:
If you would like to perform on the night, please arrive at 6.45pm to put your name on the list. Please keep in mind the time / word count for performances.

Don't be silly: put your name down; come along. We look forward to meeting you on the night!

*The cost of hiring the venue will be deducted from funds raised.