TV’s The Voice finalist Linda Jennings - mentored by Sir Tom Jones - is among a line-up of singer/songwriters and performers to set take to the stage at an open mic session at Heaton Sports and Cricket Club on Bank Holiday Monday (August 26).

Other artists to perform so far include Eddie McCray, David Ashton, Barry Spencer and Paul Norris. Reformed band The Replays are also due to perform on Monday.

The open mic event takes place on the last Monday of the month and is hosted by Nick Jackson.

Chairman of the club Graham McGreavy said: “The open mic nights have been going really well. There is a great atmosphere in the club on these nights and the quality of the performers has been very high.”