Words on the Wall, a poetry and spoken word event, is set to make its debut in the district.

Hosted by award-winning poet, Joe Williams, the event will bring established guest poets, Rachel Burns, Oz Hardwick and Lydia Kennaway, to local audiences.

Open mic spots will also be available to anyone willing to share their own words at the event.

The event will be held at the County Hotel, Hexham, on Saturday, February 29, and will run from 2.30pm.

Booking is not necessary and entry is on a pay as you feel basis, with all donations going to the poets, who will have their books on sale.

anyone who want to share their own words. Entry will be on a pay-as-you-feel basis, with all donations going to the guests.