New Stables festival will showcase local talent

Talented performers, writers and film-makers are being invited to be part of a brand new fringe festival at The Stables Theatre this autumn.

Auditions are being held on Sunday 26 March for any acts interested in being involved the inaugural Stables Fringe, a five-day event running from 15-19 September.

The festival will showcase a broad range of local performing arts - spoken word, poetry, short plays, cabaret acts, stand-up comedy, monologues, short films, dance and new writing - using the theatre’s 126-seat auditorium and also it galleries and bar space.

Festival director Heather Alexander said: “We have already had a lot of interest from some excellent local artists but there is still space the programme for more talent. The audition is a chance to come along and talk us through your ideas. It’s a great opportunity to show us what you would like contribute and how you’d like to be involved. Remember to bring copies of scripts, poems, ideas etc. and be prepared to give us a taster of your work.”

The open audition starts at 6.30pm. Contact