Event
Saturday 17 September

Zine-making workshop for families (Heritage Open Day)

Cut, stick and create your own zine at this family-friendly workshop, led by Norwich Millennium Zine Library. Zines are a self-published work, created not with the intention of profit but to share your thoughts, feelings, creativity, experience and/or knowledge. They can take any form and often involve a variety of creative practices including writing, drawing […]

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September 17, 2022 11:00 am September 17, 2022 11:00 am Europe/London Zine-making workshop for families (Heritage Open Day) Writers' Centre Norwich –

Cut, stick and create your own zine at this family-friendly workshop, led by Norwich Millennium Zine Library. Zines are a self-published work, created not with the intention of profit but to share your thoughts, feelings, creativity, experience and/or knowledge. They can take any form and often involve a variety of creative practices including writing, drawing […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 17 September
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

11am - 1pm

Free - please register in advance

Event
Saturday 17 September

Heritage Open Day at Dragon Hall

Drop into Dragon Hall on King Street and discover the colourful history of this magnificent Grade I-listed medieval merchant’s hall as well as the work of its present custodians, the National Centre for Writing. Explore the spandrels and undercroft of one of the city’s most unique and beautiful buildings, and chat with NCW staff and […]

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September 17, 2022 11:00 am September 17, 2022 11:00 am Europe/London Heritage Open Day at Dragon Hall Writers' Centre Norwich –

Drop into Dragon Hall on King Street and discover the colourful history of this magnificent Grade I-listed medieval merchant’s hall as well as the work of its present custodians, the National Centre for Writing. Explore the spandrels and undercroft of one of the city’s most unique and beautiful buildings, and chat with NCW staff and […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 17 September
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

11am - 7pm

Free and drop in, no booking required

Event
Saturday 3 September

Escalator Roadshow: Peterborough with Yvvette Edwards

Are you interested in applying for our talent development programme? Escalator is going on tour! Join NCW and the Escalator mentors at one of our summer roadshow events and find out more. At this event you will have the chance to meet Booker Prize-nominated author of A Cupboard Full of Coats and The Mother, Yvvette Edwards, and try your hand […]

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September 3, 2022 2:00 pm September 3, 2022 2:00 pm Europe/London Escalator Roadshow: Peterborough with Yvvette Edwards Writers' Centre Norwich –

Are you interested in applying for our talent development programme? Escalator is going on tour! Join NCW and the Escalator mentors at one of our summer roadshow events and find out more. At this event you will have the chance to meet Booker Prize-nominated author of A Cupboard Full of Coats and The Mother, Yvvette Edwards, and try your hand […]

Peterborough Central Library Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 3 September
Peterborough Central Library

1 - 3pm

Free - please register in advance

Event
Saturday 17 September

Talk Stories: Exploring East & South East Asian experiences through writing

Join Melissa Fu and Yin F Lim for a writing workshop that explores and celebrates East and South East Asian (ESEA) heritage and experiences. Held in conjunction with ESEA Heritage Month 2022*, this workshop takes inspiration from what Maxine Hong Kingston calls talk-stories: family history, mythology, genealogy, bedtime stories and how-to stories passed down through […]

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September 17, 2022 2:00 pm September 17, 2022 2:00 pm Europe/London Talk Stories: Exploring East & South East Asian experiences through writing Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join Melissa Fu and Yin F Lim for a writing workshop that explores and celebrates East and South East Asian (ESEA) heritage and experiences. Held in conjunction with ESEA Heritage Month 2022*, this workshop takes inspiration from what Maxine Hong Kingston calls talk-stories: family history, mythology, genealogy, bedtime stories and how-to stories passed down through […]

Freemen's Room, Dragon Hall (in person) Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 17 September
Freemen's Room, Dragon Hall (in person)

2 - 5pm

£38 / £25 conc

Event
Friday 16 September

Writing and Movement with Yelena Moskovich

Explore how the bodily experience of movement can be used as inspiration for exciting new writing. Yelena Moskovich, award-winning author of The Natashas, Virtuoso and A Door Behind A Door, will lead you through a range of writing exercises, discussion and gentle movement that can be adapted for all bodies. Explore working with language through […]

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September 16, 2022 2:00 pm September 16, 2022 2:00 pm Europe/London Writing and Movement with Yelena Moskovich Writers' Centre Norwich –

Explore how the bodily experience of movement can be used as inspiration for exciting new writing. Yelena Moskovich, award-winning author of The Natashas, Virtuoso and A Door Behind A Door, will lead you through a range of writing exercises, discussion and gentle movement that can be adapted for all bodies. Explore working with language through […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 16 September
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

2 - 4.30pm

£45 / £35 conc

Event
Saturday 19 November

Women Poets’ Festival

A one-day hybrid festival celebrating women poets and announcing the winners of the 2022 Women Poets Prize. Join us in person at National Centre for Writing or online via livestream for a day of activities and readings exploring the craft and graft of being a woman poet. Featuring a range of interactive seminars on page […]

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November 19, 2022 9:30 am November 19, 2022 9:30 am Europe/London Women Poets’ Festival Writers' Centre Norwich –

A one-day hybrid festival celebrating women poets and announcing the winners of the 2022 Women Poets Prize. Join us in person at National Centre for Writing or online via livestream for a day of activities and readings exploring the craft and graft of being a woman poet. Featuring a range of interactive seminars on page […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 19 November
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

9.30am - 4pm

£10 - £35

Event
Friday 9 September

Noirwich Lecture 2022: Yelena Moskovich

Presented in partnership with the University of East Anglia We are honoured to welcome the award-winning Soviet-Ukrainian American and French novelist and artist Yelena Moskovich for the annual Noirwich lecture. Moskovich’s ground-breaking novels trenchantly atomise and repurpose tenets of crime fiction to explore fractured identities, living histories and uncanny sins. Their timely lecture will reflect […]

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September 9, 2022 6:30 pm September 9, 2022 6:30 pm Europe/London Noirwich Lecture 2022: Yelena Moskovich Writers' Centre Norwich –

Presented in partnership with the University of East Anglia We are honoured to welcome the award-winning Soviet-Ukrainian American and French novelist and artist Yelena Moskovich for the annual Noirwich lecture. Moskovich’s ground-breaking novels trenchantly atomise and repurpose tenets of crime fiction to explore fractured identities, living histories and uncanny sins. Their timely lecture will reflect […]

The Enterprise Centre, University of East Anglia Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 9 September
The Enterprise Centre, University of East Anglia

6.30-7.30pm

£12/£10 conc

Event
Wednesday 24 August

Writing Poems with John Osborne (11-13 years)

What do we write poems about? Why do we write them? What makes a good first line? Join poet John Osborne for an interactive session that will equip you with everything you need to get started with writing poetry. Designed for young people aged 11 – 13 years. Places are limited to 15 participants – […]

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August 24, 2022 10:00 am August 24, 2022 10:00 am Europe/London Writing Poems with John Osborne (11-13 years) Writers' Centre Norwich –

What do we write poems about? Why do we write them? What makes a good first line? Join poet John Osborne for an interactive session that will equip you with everything you need to get started with writing poetry. Designed for young people aged 11 – 13 years. Places are limited to 15 participants – […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 24 August
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

10am-12noon

Pay what you can

Event
Wednesday 17 August

Get Writing with Elaine Baker (14-17 years)

In our time together we’ll be writing from a fun bunch of pick’n’mix prompts. There’ll be praiseworthy ode poems, character creation, development and dialogue in prose and the freedom to take your storylines and poems wherever you want to! Most importantly, it will be a time to write and share together, with buckets of inspiration, […]

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August 17, 2022 1:30 pm August 17, 2022 1:30 pm Europe/London Get Writing with Elaine Baker (14-17 years) Writers' Centre Norwich –

In our time together we’ll be writing from a fun bunch of pick’n’mix prompts. There’ll be praiseworthy ode poems, character creation, development and dialogue in prose and the freedom to take your storylines and poems wherever you want to! Most importantly, it will be a time to write and share together, with buckets of inspiration, […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 17 August
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

1:30-3:30pm

Pay what you can

Event
Wednesday 24 August

Writing poems with John Osborne (14-17 years)

What do we write poems about? Why do we write them? What makes a good first line? Join poet John Osborne for an interactive session that will equip you with everything you need to get started with writing poetry. Designed for young people aged 14 – 17 years. Places are limited to 15 participants – […]

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August 24, 2022 1:30 pm August 24, 2022 1:30 pm Europe/London Writing poems with John Osborne (14-17 years) Writers' Centre Norwich –

What do we write poems about? Why do we write them? What makes a good first line? Join poet John Osborne for an interactive session that will equip you with everything you need to get started with writing poetry. Designed for young people aged 14 – 17 years. Places are limited to 15 participants – […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 24 August
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

1:30-3:30pm

Pay what you can

Event
Wednesday 21 September

Dragon Hall Social

Are you a writer, reader, translator or creative looking to meet new people in the city? Want to have a nose around the historic Dragon Hall? Keen to find a partner for a new project? Join us for an informal, friendly evening of conversation, ideas exchange and support at the Dragon Hall Social! Open to […]

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September 21, 2022 6:00 pm September 21, 2022 6:00 pm Europe/London Dragon Hall Social Writers' Centre Norwich –

Are you a writer, reader, translator or creative looking to meet new people in the city? Want to have a nose around the historic Dragon Hall? Keen to find a partner for a new project? Join us for an informal, friendly evening of conversation, ideas exchange and support at the Dragon Hall Social! Open to […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 21 September
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

6pm (doors 5.30pm)

Free - let us know you're coming!

Event
Monday 19 September

Guided Tour of Dragon Hall

Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, and take a full guided tour of this fascinating building. Learn more about the architectural and social history of this 15th Century building from an experienced volunteer guide. Dragon Hall has had a fascinating and colourful history – starting life […]

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September 19, 2022 2:00 pm September 19, 2022 2:00 pm Europe/London Guided Tour of Dragon Hall Writers' Centre Norwich –

Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, and take a full guided tour of this fascinating building. Learn more about the architectural and social history of this 15th Century building from an experienced volunteer guide. Dragon Hall has had a fascinating and colourful history – starting life […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 19 September
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

Starts 2pm - approx. 1.5 hours

Free (suggested donation £5)

Event
Thursday 15 September

An evening with Ian McEwan & Sarah Perry

Ian McEwan, our foremost storyteller, returns to Norwich UNESCO City of Literature to discuss his ambitious and mesmerising new novel, Lessons. Spanning a 70-year period, Lessons starts as the Second World War is ending, taking in the Suez and Cuban Missile Crises, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and continuing right up to the current […]

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September 15, 2022 6:30 pm September 15, 2022 6:30 pm Europe/London An evening with Ian McEwan & Sarah Perry Writers' Centre Norwich –

Ian McEwan, our foremost storyteller, returns to Norwich UNESCO City of Literature to discuss his ambitious and mesmerising new novel, Lessons. Spanning a 70-year period, Lessons starts as the Second World War is ending, taking in the Suez and Cuban Missile Crises, the fall of the Berlin Wall, and continuing right up to the current […]

St. Andrew's Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 15 September
St. Andrew's Hall

6.30pm

£10 (£8 conc)

Event
Wednesday 17 August

Get Writing with Elaine Baker (11-13 years)

Join us for a pick’n’mix session of creative prompts for developing characters, stories and dialogue in your poetry and prose. A relaxed opportunity to write and share together, with buckets of inspiration, encouragement and celebration! Designed for young people aged 11 – 13 years. Places are limited to 15 participants – please book in advance […]

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August 17, 2022 10:00 am August 17, 2022 10:00 am Europe/London Get Writing with Elaine Baker (11-13 years) Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join us for a pick’n’mix session of creative prompts for developing characters, stories and dialogue in your poetry and prose. A relaxed opportunity to write and share together, with buckets of inspiration, encouragement and celebration! Designed for young people aged 11 – 13 years. Places are limited to 15 participants – please book in advance […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 17 August
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

10am - 12noon

Pay what you can

Event
Friday 16 September

Meet the World: Japan to the UK: Poetry in Collaboration

Bringing together poets from Scotland, England and across Japan, this unique international collaborative project celebrates new works made across styles, languages and cultures. Emphasising the possibilities of poetry and performance over and alongside translation, this event will see new works made in pairs, including by visiting poets Kyoko Yoshida and Fukuda Pero Hirohisa. Also including […]

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September 16, 2022 7:30 pm September 16, 2022 7:30 pm Europe/London Meet the World: Japan to the UK: Poetry in Collaboration Writers' Centre Norwich –

Bringing together poets from Scotland, England and across Japan, this unique international collaborative project celebrates new works made across styles, languages and cultures. Emphasising the possibilities of poetry and performance over and alongside translation, this event will see new works made in pairs, including by visiting poets Kyoko Yoshida and Fukuda Pero Hirohisa. Also including […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 16 September
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

7.30pm

Pay what you can

Event
Monday 15 August

Guided Tour of Dragon Hall

Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, and take a full guided tour of this fascinating building. Learn more about the architectural and social history of this 15th Century building from an experienced volunteer guide. Dragon Hall has had a fascinating and colourful history – starting life […]

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August 15, 2022 2:00 pm August 15, 2022 2:00 pm Europe/London Guided Tour of Dragon Hall Writers' Centre Norwich –

Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, and take a full guided tour of this fascinating building. Learn more about the architectural and social history of this 15th Century building from an experienced volunteer guide. Dragon Hall has had a fascinating and colourful history – starting life […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 15 August
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

Starts 2pm - approx. 1.5 hrs

Free (suggested donation £5)

Young children reading books together
Event
Wednesday 19 February

See, Make & Do – Free family open day

Love reading, writing and storytelling? Join us for See, Make & Do – our Family Open Day! Drop-in at any time and explore The Book Nook in the Great Hall. Discover the character of Joe Joe and make your own bookmark. Listen to stories, read with your child and get tips for storytelling through our […]

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February 19, 2020 10:00 am February 19, 2020 10:00 am Europe/London See, Make & Do – Free family open day Writers' Centre Norwich –

Love reading, writing and storytelling? Join us for See, Make & Do – our Family Open Day! Drop-in at any time and explore The Book Nook in the Great Hall. Discover the character of Joe Joe and make your own bookmark. Listen to stories, read with your child and get tips for storytelling through our […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 19 February
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

10am - 4pm

Free & drop-in

Jenny Lindsay
Event
Saturday 11 May

This Script – Jenny Lindsay

Online sales for this event have now closed. Tickets will be available for purchase on the door. One of Scotland’s leading spoken word poets brings the world premiere of her newest show This Script to Norwich. In the wake of the #MeToo movement, Jenny Lindsay uses spoken word poetry performance to explore key questions in […]

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May 11, 2019 7:00 pm May 11, 2019 7:00 pm Europe/London This Script – Jenny Lindsay Writers' Centre Norwich –

Online sales for this event have now closed. Tickets will be available for purchase on the door. One of Scotland’s leading spoken word poets brings the world premiere of her newest show This Script to Norwich. In the wake of the #MeToo movement, Jenny Lindsay uses spoken word poetry performance to explore key questions in […]

The Music Room, Anteros Arts Foundation Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 11 May
The Music Room, Anteros Arts Foundation

7 - 8.30pm

£3 - £8

Holly Bourne
Event
Saturday 11 May

Write to Speak: with Holly Bourne, Mariam Khan & Yann W. Tanoé

Online sales for this event have now closed. Tickets will be available for purchase on the door. Who am I? How do I feel? Where is my place in society? Join three young, talented and outspoken authors as they explore identity, mental health and how to negotiate the landscape of our divided world. Holly Bourne […]

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May 11, 2019 3:00 pm May 11, 2019 3:00 pm Europe/London Write to Speak: with Holly Bourne, Mariam Khan & Yann W. Tanoé Writers' Centre Norwich –

Online sales for this event have now closed. Tickets will be available for purchase on the door. Who am I? How do I feel? Where is my place in society? Join three young, talented and outspoken authors as they explore identity, mental health and how to negotiate the landscape of our divided world. Holly Bourne […]

The Music Room, Anteros Arts Foundation Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 11 May
The Music Room, Anteros Arts Foundation

3 - 4pm

£3 - £8

John Dennehy
Event
Saturday 11 May

Crossing the Line: Words and Walls with John Dennehy

Online sales for this event have now closed. Tickets will be available for purchase on the door. John Dennehy, an award-winning writer and journalist for Vice and the Guardian, invites you to join him for a critical conversation about immigration, borders, and activism. In a climate defined by edges and division, can words be the […]

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May 11, 2019 1:00 pm May 11, 2019 1:00 pm Europe/London Crossing the Line: Words and Walls with John Dennehy Writers' Centre Norwich –

Online sales for this event have now closed. Tickets will be available for purchase on the door. John Dennehy, an award-winning writer and journalist for Vice and the Guardian, invites you to join him for a critical conversation about immigration, borders, and activism. In a climate defined by edges and division, can words be the […]

The Music Room, Anteros Arts Foundation Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 11 May
The Music Room, Anteros Arts Foundation

1 - 2pm

£3 - £8

Yann W. Tanoé
Event
Saturday 11 May

Where Do You Stand?

with John Dennehy, Mariam Khan, Nazli Tabatabai-Khatambakhsh & Yann W. Tanoé Online sales for this event have now closed. Tickets will be available for purchase on the door. Do you feel like your voice is lost in the crowd? Does the onslaught of social media overwhelm you? Challenge yourself and your ideas in this lively, interactive […]

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May 11, 2019 10:00 am May 11, 2019 10:00 am Europe/London Where Do You Stand? Writers' Centre Norwich –

with John Dennehy, Mariam Khan, Nazli Tabatabai-Khatambakhsh & Yann W. Tanoé Online sales for this event have now closed. Tickets will be available for purchase on the door. Do you feel like your voice is lost in the crowd? Does the onslaught of social media overwhelm you? Challenge yourself and your ideas in this lively, interactive […]

The Music Room, Anteros Arts Foundation Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 11 May
The Music Room, Anteros Arts Foundation

10.30 - 11.30am

£3 - £8

Kate Clanchy
Event
Friday 24 May

Some Kids I Taught And What They Taught Me

with Kate Clanchy Tickets still available on the door! Kate Clanchy, a prize-winning poet, wants to change the world and thinks school is an excellent place to do it. Since joining her school a decade ago it has transformed from the most under-subscribed in the area to the most sought-after. Their Head Boy is Captain […]

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May 24, 2019 4:00 pm May 24, 2019 4:00 pm Europe/London Some Kids I Taught And What They Taught Me Writers' Centre Norwich –

with Kate Clanchy Tickets still available on the door! Kate Clanchy, a prize-winning poet, wants to change the world and thinks school is an excellent place to do it. Since joining her school a decade ago it has transformed from the most under-subscribed in the area to the most sought-after. Their Head Boy is Captain […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 24 May
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

4 - 5pm

£8

Granta Magazine
Event
Sunday 26 May

The Path to Publication: 40 Years of Granta magazine

with Ian Jack and Sigrid Rausing From Nobel laureates to debut novelists, international translations to investigative journalism, Granta magazine has been publishing intelligent, ground-breaking writing for 40 years. Over the years it has featured Haruki Murakami, George Saunders, Julian Barnes, Maggie O’Farrell, Sally Rooney, Han Kang and many others. Here, Granta editor Sigrid Rausing and […]

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May 26, 2019 3:00 pm May 26, 2019 3:00 pm Europe/London The Path to Publication: 40 Years of Granta magazine Writers' Centre Norwich –

with Ian Jack and Sigrid Rausing From Nobel laureates to debut novelists, international translations to investigative journalism, Granta magazine has been publishing intelligent, ground-breaking writing for 40 years. Over the years it has featured Haruki Murakami, George Saunders, Julian Barnes, Maggie O’Farrell, Sally Rooney, Han Kang and many others. Here, Granta editor Sigrid Rausing and […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 26 May
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

3 - 4pm

£8

Dragon Hall
Event
Friday 24 May

Guided Tour of Dragon Hall: home to the National Centre for Writing

Fully booked! The next guided tour is Monday 3 June. Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, and take a guided tour of one of Norwich’s most iconic buildings with historical novelist Sarah Bower. Starting life as a medieval trading hall, it has a fascinating architectural and […]

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May 24, 2019 11:00 am May 24, 2019 11:00 am Europe/London Guided Tour of Dragon Hall: home to the National Centre for Writing Writers' Centre Norwich –

Fully booked! The next guided tour is Monday 3 June. Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, and take a guided tour of one of Norwich’s most iconic buildings with historical novelist Sarah Bower. Starting life as a medieval trading hall, it has a fascinating architectural and […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 24 May
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

11am - 12noon

Free - suggested donation £5

Dragon Hall
Event
Sunday 26 May

Guided Tour of Dragon Hall: home to the National Centre for Writing

Fully booked! The next guided tour is Monday 3 June. Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, and take a guided tour of one of Norwich’s most iconic buildings with historical novelist Sarah Bower. Starting life as a medieval trading hall, it has a fascinating architectural and […]

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May 26, 2019 11:00 am May 26, 2019 11:00 am Europe/London Guided Tour of Dragon Hall: home to the National Centre for Writing Writers' Centre Norwich –

Fully booked! The next guided tour is Monday 3 June. Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, and take a guided tour of one of Norwich’s most iconic buildings with historical novelist Sarah Bower. Starting life as a medieval trading hall, it has a fascinating architectural and […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 26 May
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

11am - 12noon

Free - suggested donation £5

Handover Festival In A Day
Event
Saturday 11 May

Handover Festival of Writing and Social Activism

Online sales for this event have now closed. Tickets will be available for purchase on the door. Are you prepared to hand over the Festival? Join a group of young change-makers as they explore social activism and create a space to question ideas and controversies. Handover is a brand-new festival in a day programmed and […]

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May 11, 2019 10:00 am May 11, 2019 10:00 am Europe/London Handover Festival of Writing and Social Activism Writers' Centre Norwich –

Online sales for this event have now closed. Tickets will be available for purchase on the door. Are you prepared to hand over the Festival? Join a group of young change-makers as they explore social activism and create a space to question ideas and controversies. Handover is a brand-new festival in a day programmed and […]

Anteros Arts Foundation Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 11 May
Anteros Arts Foundation

10am - 8pm

£3 - £8 / £10 under 25 day pass

'Nine Pints' by Rose George
Event
Sunday 26 May

The Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood

with Rose George Why is blood such a taboo subject? In Nine Pints, Guardian journalist and acclaimed writer Rose George begins by donating to the NHS Blood and Transport Service. From there, she spans science and politics, storytelling and global epidemics to tell an astonishing account of this life-giving substance. ‘An absorbing, vital book by […]

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May 26, 2019 10:00 am May 26, 2019 10:00 am Europe/London The Money, Medicine, and Mysteries of Blood Writers' Centre Norwich –

with Rose George Why is blood such a taboo subject? In Nine Pints, Guardian journalist and acclaimed writer Rose George begins by donating to the NHS Blood and Transport Service. From there, she spans science and politics, storytelling and global epidemics to tell an astonishing account of this life-giving substance. ‘An absorbing, vital book by […]

The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 26 May
The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens

10 - 11am

£8

'The Spectacle of Illusion'
Event
Sunday 26 May

The Spectacle of Illusion – with Matthew Tompkins

In The Spectacle of Illusion, professional magician-turned-psychologist Matthew Tompkins traces the evolution of the arts of magic and illusion. Featuring witches, magicians, illusionists, hypnotists, mediums and faith heals, Tompkins provides a taste of their tricks and how illusions have been used to sway belief and fool people. Part of the Wellcome Collection’s ‘Smoke and Mirrors’ […]

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May 26, 2019 11:30 am May 26, 2019 11:30 am Europe/London The Spectacle of Illusion – with Matthew Tompkins Writers' Centre Norwich –

In The Spectacle of Illusion, professional magician-turned-psychologist Matthew Tompkins traces the evolution of the arts of magic and illusion. Featuring witches, magicians, illusionists, hypnotists, mediums and faith heals, Tompkins provides a taste of their tricks and how illusions have been used to sway belief and fool people. Part of the Wellcome Collection’s ‘Smoke and Mirrors’ […]

The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 26 May
The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens

11.30am - 12.30pm

£8

Adelaide Ivánova and Rachel Long
Event
Friday 24 May

Dragon Hall After Dark

with Adelaide Ivánova and Rachel Long Tickets still available on the door! How does the language of poetry deal with sex, trauma and the pressures of gender expectation? Join us for an hour of empowering conversation and beautiful poetry from Brazilian poet, activist and artist Adelaide Ivánova and her translator Rachel Long. Ivánova’s award-winning collection, […]

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May 24, 2019 7:30 pm May 24, 2019 7:30 pm Europe/London Dragon Hall After Dark Writers' Centre Norwich –

with Adelaide Ivánova and Rachel Long Tickets still available on the door! How does the language of poetry deal with sex, trauma and the pressures of gender expectation? Join us for an hour of empowering conversation and beautiful poetry from Brazilian poet, activist and artist Adelaide Ivánova and her translator Rachel Long. Ivánova’s award-winning collection, […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 24 May
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

7.30 - 8.30pm

£8

Event
Saturday 25 May

Epic Continent – with Nicholas Jubber

Tickets still available on the door! Our greatest works of literature are often inspired by moments of seismic change. Journeying from Turkey to Iceland, award-winning travel writer Nicholas Jubber takes us on a fascinating adventure through our continent’s most enduring epic poems – from the Odyssey to Beowulf – to learn how they were shaped […]

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May 25, 2019 10:00 am May 25, 2019 10:00 am Europe/London Epic Continent – with Nicholas Jubber Writers' Centre Norwich –

Tickets still available on the door! Our greatest works of literature are often inspired by moments of seismic change. Journeying from Turkey to Iceland, award-winning travel writer Nicholas Jubber takes us on a fascinating adventure through our continent’s most enduring epic poems – from the Odyssey to Beowulf – to learn how they were shaped […]

The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 25 May
The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens

10 - 11am

£8

Ali Smith
Event
Tuesday 21 May

Ali Smith, Spring

We are thrilled to welcome back the Baileys and Goldsmiths prize-winning, Man Booker shortlisted author for the next instalment in her remarkable, once-in-a-generation masterpiece, the Seasonal Quartet. Ali Smith is one of our generation’s warmest, wittiest and finest writers. ‘[Smith] sums up for me the sense of division and dislocation in our country and across […]

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May 21, 2019 7:00 pm May 21, 2019 7:00 pm Europe/London Ali Smith, Spring Writers' Centre Norwich –

We are thrilled to welcome back the Baileys and Goldsmiths prize-winning, Man Booker shortlisted author for the next instalment in her remarkable, once-in-a-generation masterpiece, the Seasonal Quartet. Ali Smith is one of our generation’s warmest, wittiest and finest writers. ‘[Smith] sums up for me the sense of division and dislocation in our country and across […]

Norwich Playhouse Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 21 May
Norwich Playhouse

7.30 - 9pm

£12 / £10.20 conc

Sarah Hall and Lila Azam Zanganeh
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Friday 24 May

Sarah Hall in conversation with Lila Azam Zanganeh

Eavesdrop on an intimate conversation between two of the most influential and critically-acclaimed writers of our day: Man Booker Prize judge and nominee Sarah Hall and New York Times/Paris Review contributor and Nabokov expert Lila Azam Zanganeh. Together, they will indulge in a no-holds-barred discussion of sex, death and everything in between. ‘The woman is […]

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May 24, 2019 2:30 pm May 24, 2019 2:30 pm Europe/London Sarah Hall in conversation with Lila Azam Zanganeh Writers' Centre Norwich –

Eavesdrop on an intimate conversation between two of the most influential and critically-acclaimed writers of our day: Man Booker Prize judge and nominee Sarah Hall and New York Times/Paris Review contributor and Nabokov expert Lila Azam Zanganeh. Together, they will indulge in a no-holds-barred discussion of sex, death and everything in between. ‘The woman is […]

The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 24 May
The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens

2.30 - 3.30pm

£8

Event
Saturday 25 May

Portrait of an Anxious Nation

with Tom Bolton & James Meek Tickets still available on the door! Since the referendum in 2016, the nation has been split into two; one-half dreaming of leaving, the other of remaining. Tom Bolton (Low Country, Vanished City) and James Meek (Private Island, 2015 Orwell Prize winner) have searched the UK landscape for political folk […]

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May 25, 2019 11:30 am May 25, 2019 11:30 am Europe/London Portrait of an Anxious Nation Writers' Centre Norwich –

with Tom Bolton & James Meek Tickets still available on the door! Since the referendum in 2016, the nation has been split into two; one-half dreaming of leaving, the other of remaining. Tom Bolton (Low Country, Vanished City) and James Meek (Private Island, 2015 Orwell Prize winner) have searched the UK landscape for political folk […]

The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 25 May
The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens

11.30am - 12.30pm

£8

Aida Edemariam and Sinéad Gleeson
Event
Friday 24 May

Universal Women – with Aida Edemariam and Sinéad Gleeson

Guardian journalist Aida Edemariam and award-winning writer Sinéad Gleeson present two intimate portrayals of ‘ordinary’ women who find boldness and bravery within the constraints of their bodies, time and place. Examining art, memory, gender, grief, and our ways of seeing, their writing is both deeply personal and universal in its resonance. In The Wife’s Tale, […]

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May 24, 2019 10:30 am May 24, 2019 10:30 am Europe/London Universal Women – with Aida Edemariam and Sinéad Gleeson Writers' Centre Norwich –

Guardian journalist Aida Edemariam and award-winning writer Sinéad Gleeson present two intimate portrayals of ‘ordinary’ women who find boldness and bravery within the constraints of their bodies, time and place. Examining art, memory, gender, grief, and our ways of seeing, their writing is both deeply personal and universal in its resonance. In The Wife’s Tale, […]

The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 24 May
The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens

10.30 - 11.30am

£8

Sarah Perry
Event
Saturday 25 May

Harriet Martineau Lecture: Sarah Perry

Tickets still available on the door! The Harriet Martineau Lecture celebrates the legacy of a remarkable, world-changing woman by inviting globally-renowned radical writers to respond to her life and work. This year we welcome Sarah Perry, the Norwich-based author of The Essex Serpent and Melmoth. Supported by The Martineau Society. Check out the BBC Radio 4 […]

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May 25, 2019 2:30 pm May 25, 2019 2:30 pm Europe/London Harriet Martineau Lecture: Sarah Perry Writers' Centre Norwich –

Tickets still available on the door! The Harriet Martineau Lecture celebrates the legacy of a remarkable, world-changing woman by inviting globally-renowned radical writers to respond to her life and work. This year we welcome Sarah Perry, the Norwich-based author of The Essex Serpent and Melmoth. Supported by The Martineau Society. Check out the BBC Radio 4 […]

The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 25 May
The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens

2.30 - 3.30pm

£12 / £10.20 conc

Dragon Hall
Event
Saturday 25 May

Guided Tour of Dragon Hall: home to the National Centre for Writing

Fully booked! The next guided tour is Monday 3 June. Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, and take a guided tour of one of Norwich’s most iconic buildings with historical novelist Sarah Bower. Starting life as a medieval trading hall, it has a fascinating architectural and […]

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May 25, 2019 2:00 pm May 25, 2019 2:00 pm Europe/London Guided Tour of Dragon Hall: home to the National Centre for Writing Writers' Centre Norwich –

Fully booked! The next guided tour is Monday 3 June. Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, and take a guided tour of one of Norwich’s most iconic buildings with historical novelist Sarah Bower. Starting life as a medieval trading hall, it has a fascinating architectural and […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 25 May
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

2 - 3pm

Free - suggested donation £5

Hannah Jane Walker
Event
Thursday 23 May

Highly Sensitive – Hannah Jane Walker

World Premiere We are primed to believe that extroverted speakers can be trusted, and that sensitivity is a weakness… but are we selling ourselves short? In her highly-anticipated solo stage show, writer and performer Hannah Jane Walker will use stories, games and poetry to investigate toughness, authority and how weakness might just be our strongest […]

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May 23, 2019 7:00 pm May 23, 2019 7:00 pm Europe/London Highly Sensitive – Hannah Jane Walker Writers' Centre Norwich –

World Premiere We are primed to believe that extroverted speakers can be trusted, and that sensitivity is a weakness… but are we selling ourselves short? In her highly-anticipated solo stage show, writer and performer Hannah Jane Walker will use stories, games and poetry to investigate toughness, authority and how weakness might just be our strongest […]

Norwich Arts Centre Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 23 May
Norwich Arts Centre

7 - 8pm

£12 / £10.20 conc

Priyamvada Gopal
Event
Saturday 25 May

The Empire Speaks Back – with Priyamvada Gopal

Tickets still available on the door! Priyamvada Gopal is a senior academic and critical public figure who regularly draws attention to racism and sexism in Britain. Join her for the launch of Insurgent Empire; a timely discussion of empire and an alternative history of our country’s proud tradition of dissent. Priyamvada will be joined on […]

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May 25, 2019 1:00 pm May 25, 2019 1:00 pm Europe/London The Empire Speaks Back – with Priyamvada Gopal Writers' Centre Norwich –

Tickets still available on the door! Priyamvada Gopal is a senior academic and critical public figure who regularly draws attention to racism and sexism in Britain. Join her for the launch of Insurgent Empire; a timely discussion of empire and an alternative history of our country’s proud tradition of dissent. Priyamvada will be joined on […]

The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 25 May
The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens

1 - 2pm

£8

Inua Ellams
Event
Saturday 25 May

Fire & Rain

with Jan Carson and Inua Ellams Two spectacular new voices in literature transport us into wildly magical settings. The Fire Starters (shortlisted for the European Prize for Literature) by Jan Carson is a tale of fierce familial love and sacrifice that fizzes with wonder. The Half-God of Rainfall by Inua Ellams is an epic story […]

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May 25, 2019 6:00 pm May 25, 2019 6:00 pm Europe/London Fire & Rain Writers' Centre Norwich –

with Jan Carson and Inua Ellams Two spectacular new voices in literature transport us into wildly magical settings. The Fire Starters (shortlisted for the European Prize for Literature) by Jan Carson is a tale of fierce familial love and sacrifice that fizzes with wonder. The Half-God of Rainfall by Inua Ellams is an epic story […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 25 May
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

6 - 7pm

£8

Salt Publishing books
Event
Saturday 25 May

Celebrating 20 Years of Salt

with Andrew Cowan, S.A. Harris, Andrew McDonnell and Simon Okotie We take enormous pleasure in celebrating 20 years of Salt Publishing, one of the UK foremost independent publishers based in Cromer, Norfolk. Join us for the launch of four highly-anticipated titles; Your Fault by Andrew Cowan, Haverscroft by S.A. Harris, The Somnambulist Cookbook by Andrew […]

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May 25, 2019 7:30 pm May 25, 2019 7:30 pm Europe/London Celebrating 20 Years of Salt Writers' Centre Norwich –

with Andrew Cowan, S.A. Harris, Andrew McDonnell and Simon Okotie We take enormous pleasure in celebrating 20 years of Salt Publishing, one of the UK foremost independent publishers based in Cromer, Norfolk. Join us for the launch of four highly-anticipated titles; Your Fault by Andrew Cowan, Haverscroft by S.A. Harris, The Somnambulist Cookbook by Andrew […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 25 May
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

7.30 - 8.30pm

£8

'Unnatural Causes'
Event
Sunday 26 May

Unnatural Causes – with Dr Richard Shepherd

Dr Richard Shepherd is the UK’s foremost forensic pathologist, working on some of the most high-profile cases of the past 30 years such as Harold Shipman and Stephen Lawrence. Unnatural Causes is the true crime book of the year; a thoughtful, revealing, chilling and bizarre record of an extraordinary life and profession. ‘An absolutely brilliant […]

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May 26, 2019 1:00 pm May 26, 2019 1:00 pm Europe/London Unnatural Causes – with Dr Richard Shepherd Writers' Centre Norwich –

Dr Richard Shepherd is the UK’s foremost forensic pathologist, working on some of the most high-profile cases of the past 30 years such as Harold Shipman and Stephen Lawrence. Unnatural Causes is the true crime book of the year; a thoughtful, revealing, chilling and bizarre record of an extraordinary life and profession. ‘An absolutely brilliant […]

The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 26 May
The Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens

1 - 2pm

£8

British Archive for Contemporary Writing
Event
Friday 14 September

Exhibition: British Archive for Contemporary Writing

Ticket holders for Witnessing the Experts, Val McDermid: the Noirwich Lecture and John Banville Meets Benjamin Black can enjoy free access to this exhibition. Enjoy a fascinating glimpse into the writing process of one of the world’s top thriller authors. Their creation of an unforgettable character has led to a long-running series and a truly […]

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September 14, 2018 5:00 pm September 14, 2018 5:00 pm Europe/London Exhibition: British Archive for Contemporary Writing Writers' Centre Norwich –

Ticket holders for Witnessing the Experts, Val McDermid: the Noirwich Lecture and John Banville Meets Benjamin Black can enjoy free access to this exhibition. Enjoy a fascinating glimpse into the writing process of one of the world’s top thriller authors. Their creation of an unforgettable character has led to a long-running series and a truly […]

The Enterprise Centre, UEA Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 14 September
The Enterprise Centre, UEA

All evening

Free entry for Noirwich ticket holders

Dragon Hall
Event
Saturday 8 September

Heritage Open Day: Put the Story in History

Drop-in sessions throughout the day on writing your own family history. Why not try your hand at telling your own story? Come and talk to our Heritage Open Day writer in residence about researching and writing family history. Have a go at writing your own family story using a range of prompts and exercises. The […]

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September 8, 2018 4:00 pm September 8, 2018 4:00 pm Europe/London Heritage Open Day: Put the Story in History Writers' Centre Norwich –

Drop-in sessions throughout the day on writing your own family history. Why not try your hand at telling your own story? Come and talk to our Heritage Open Day writer in residence about researching and writing family history. Have a go at writing your own family story using a range of prompts and exercises. The […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 8 September
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

10am - 4pm

Free

Event
Saturday 8 September

Heritage Open Day: Stuart Hobday – Encounters with Harriet Martineau

An evening talk in Dragon Hall by Stuart Hobday, biographer of pioneering journalist and radical thinker, Harriet Martineau. Stuart Hobday, author of Encounters With Harriet Martineau, will give an evening talk on this extraordinary woman, who was a citizen of Norwich. Harriet Martineau became famous in the 1830s for writing about political and economic issues […]

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September 8, 2018 7:00 pm September 8, 2018 7:00 pm Europe/London Heritage Open Day: Stuart Hobday – Encounters with Harriet Martineau Writers' Centre Norwich –

An evening talk in Dragon Hall by Stuart Hobday, biographer of pioneering journalist and radical thinker, Harriet Martineau. Stuart Hobday, author of Encounters With Harriet Martineau, will give an evening talk on this extraordinary woman, who was a citizen of Norwich. Harriet Martineau became famous in the 1830s for writing about political and economic issues […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 8 September
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

7 - 8pm

Free - booking required

Dragon Hall
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Saturday 8 September

Heritage Open Day: Guided Tours of Dragon Hall

Fully booked! Tour this historic medieval trading hall with our expert guides. Tours will take place at 10.00am and 2.30pm. Maximum numbers 15 per tour. Not suitable for children under twelve. Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, and take a guided tour of this fascinating building […]

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September 8, 2018 2:30 pm September 8, 2018 2:30 pm Europe/London Heritage Open Day: Guided Tours of Dragon Hall Writers' Centre Norwich –

Fully booked! Tour this historic medieval trading hall with our expert guides. Tours will take place at 10.00am and 2.30pm. Maximum numbers 15 per tour. Not suitable for children under twelve. Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, and take a guided tour of this fascinating building […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 8 September
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

10am & 2.30pm

Free - booking required

(c) Edinburgh International Book Festival
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Saturday 11 August

Meet the National Centre for Writing (Edinburgh International Book Festival)

Norwich was England’s first UNESCO City of Literature and its National Centre for Writing spends today at the Book Festival. Drop by to learn about their work and discover how you can get involved. Also, share your stories and ideas about what a home for words should, and could, be. Part of the Edinburgh International […]

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August 11, 2018 10:00 am August 11, 2018 10:00 am Europe/London Meet the National Centre for Writing (Edinburgh International Book Festival) Writers' Centre Norwich –

Norwich was England’s first UNESCO City of Literature and its National Centre for Writing spends today at the Book Festival. Drop by to learn about their work and discover how you can get involved. Also, share your stories and ideas about what a home for words should, and could, be. Part of the Edinburgh International […]

The Bookshop on George Street, Edinburgh Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 11 August
The Bookshop on George Street, Edinburgh

10am - 6pm

Free & Drop-in

Jan Carson
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Saturday 11 August

Freedom to Write (Edinburgh International Book Festival)

Being a writer can be a precarious business. With threats to funding and publishers struggling, the networks and communities that support writers have become increasingly important to their creative life. SBT New Writers Awards judge Raman Mundair, Board Member of Publishing Scotland Moira Forsyth and the Chair of Literature Alliance Scotland Peggy Hughes are joined […]

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August 11, 2018 4:00 pm August 11, 2018 4:00 pm Europe/London Freedom to Write (Edinburgh International Book Festival) Writers' Centre Norwich –

Being a writer can be a precarious business. With threats to funding and publishers struggling, the networks and communities that support writers have become increasingly important to their creative life. SBT New Writers Awards judge Raman Mundair, Board Member of Publishing Scotland Moira Forsyth and the Chair of Literature Alliance Scotland Peggy Hughes are joined […]

Garden Theatre, Edinburgh International Book Festival Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 11 August
Garden Theatre, Edinburgh International Book Festival

4 - 5pm

£12 / £10 conc

Elizabeth Haynes
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Sunday 16 September

Noirwich Live with Elizabeth Haynes

Join us for the finale of the festival and help celebrate our fifth birthday in a fun hour of readings, crime-fiction-flavoured chat and the big reveal of our Noirwich flash fiction competition winners. Topping the bill is New York Times bestseller Elizabeth Haynes, who will read from her new novel The Murder of Harriet Monckton – based […]

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September 16, 2018 3:30 pm September 16, 2018 3:30 pm Europe/London Noirwich Live with Elizabeth Haynes Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join us for the finale of the festival and help celebrate our fifth birthday in a fun hour of readings, crime-fiction-flavoured chat and the big reveal of our Noirwich flash fiction competition winners. Topping the bill is New York Times bestseller Elizabeth Haynes, who will read from her new novel The Murder of Harriet Monckton – based […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 16 September
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

3.30 - 4.30pm

Free entry – please book in advance

Event
Sunday 16 September

Death in Paradise

With Robert Thorogood. BBC One’s Death in Paradise ­– the award-winning drama set on an idyllic Caribbean island – is one of the top three most popular programmes on British television. We invite you to meet its creator, the screenwriter and novelist Robert Thorogood. We anticipate a fascinating discussion, and answers to those elusive questions – how do you […]

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September 16, 2018 2:00 pm September 16, 2018 2:00 pm Europe/London Death in Paradise Writers' Centre Norwich –

With Robert Thorogood. BBC One’s Death in Paradise ­– the award-winning drama set on an idyllic Caribbean island – is one of the top three most popular programmes on British television. We invite you to meet its creator, the screenwriter and novelist Robert Thorogood. We anticipate a fascinating discussion, and answers to those elusive questions – how do you […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 16 September
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

2 - 3pm

£8 / £7 conc / £6 student

The Generalist poster
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Saturday 15 September

The Generalist

John Danes, a ‘generalist’ who does all sorts of strange jobs for all kinds of peculiar people, is about to set off to Idlewyld House, former home of the late Harriet Landrigan – the most famous and bestselling romantic novelist the world has ever known – when a strange man knocks on his door. This […]

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September 15, 2018 7:30 pm September 15, 2018 7:30 pm Europe/London The Generalist Writers' Centre Norwich –

John Danes, a ‘generalist’ who does all sorts of strange jobs for all kinds of peculiar people, is about to set off to Idlewyld House, former home of the late Harriet Landrigan – the most famous and bestselling romantic novelist the world has ever known – when a strange man knocks on his door. This […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 15 September
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

7 - 8pm

£8 / £7 conc / £6 student

Event
Saturday 15 September

Killer Debuts

with Amer Anwar, Claire Askew and Stuart Turton. A sizzling London thriller, the poignant portrayal of a college shooting, and a postmodern murder mystery set in a crumbling mansion…discover your next favourite book from our selection of the best debut voices in crime writing. Claire Askew is an award-winning poet and her first novel, All the Hidden […]

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September 15, 2018 11:30 am September 15, 2018 11:30 am Europe/London Killer Debuts Writers' Centre Norwich –

with Amer Anwar, Claire Askew and Stuart Turton. A sizzling London thriller, the poignant portrayal of a college shooting, and a postmodern murder mystery set in a crumbling mansion…discover your next favourite book from our selection of the best debut voices in crime writing. Claire Askew is an award-winning poet and her first novel, All the Hidden […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 15 September
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

11.30am - 12.30pm

£8 / £7 conc / £6 student

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Friday 14 September

John Banville meets Benjamin Black

This writer leads a double life. He is John Banville, acclaimed literary novelist, winner of multiple awards including the Man Booker Prize for The Sea. He is also Benjamin Black, the crime writer behind the Quirke series set in 1950s Dublin, a recreation of Philip Marlowe in The Black-Eyed Blonde, and historical crime novel Prague […]

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September 14, 2018 8:00 pm September 14, 2018 8:00 pm Europe/London John Banville meets Benjamin Black Writers' Centre Norwich –

This writer leads a double life. He is John Banville, acclaimed literary novelist, winner of multiple awards including the Man Booker Prize for The Sea. He is also Benjamin Black, the crime writer behind the Quirke series set in 1950s Dublin, a recreation of Philip Marlowe in The Black-Eyed Blonde, and historical crime novel Prague […]

The Enterprise Centre, UEA Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 14 September
The Enterprise Centre, UEA

8 - 9pm

£10 / £9 conc / £8 student

Fiona Barton
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Friday 14 September

Witnessing the Experts

With Fiona Barton, Kristina Garner, Professor David Russell and Professor Mark Wilkinson. Fingerprints, forensics and postmortem evidence. Uncover the fascinating facts that inspire the best crime fiction, and use them to authenticate your own writing, with our panel of experts from the University of East Anglia. Kristina Garner from the Law School, Professor David Russell […]

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September 14, 2018 5:00 pm September 14, 2018 5:00 pm Europe/London Witnessing the Experts Writers' Centre Norwich –

With Fiona Barton, Kristina Garner, Professor David Russell and Professor Mark Wilkinson. Fingerprints, forensics and postmortem evidence. Uncover the fascinating facts that inspire the best crime fiction, and use them to authenticate your own writing, with our panel of experts from the University of East Anglia. Kristina Garner from the Law School, Professor David Russell […]

The Enterprise Centre, UEA Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 14 September
The Enterprise Centre, UEA

5 - 6pm

£8 / £7 conc / £6 student

Nicci French
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Thursday 13 September

Nicci French – Day of the Dead

It’s the 21st anniversary of Nicci French, the hugely successful writing partnership created by married couple Nicci Gerrard and Sean French. Noirwich is thrilled to welcome them back, to celebrate their successes and the much-anticipated Day of the Dead, the stunning finale to their Frieda Klein series – it will leave you breathless. Our opening […]

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September 13, 2018 7:00 pm September 13, 2018 7:00 pm Europe/London Nicci French – Day of the Dead Writers' Centre Norwich –

It’s the 21st anniversary of Nicci French, the hugely successful writing partnership created by married couple Nicci Gerrard and Sean French. Noirwich is thrilled to welcome them back, to celebrate their successes and the much-anticipated Day of the Dead, the stunning finale to their Frieda Klein series – it will leave you breathless. Our opening […]

The Pantry, Jarrold Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 13 September
The Pantry, Jarrold

7 - 8pm

£10 / £9 conc / £8 student

Translating Comics: It's Not Just in the Bubble
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Wednesday 25 July

Translating Comics: It’s Not Just in the Bubble

It was at a comics festival in Algeria that Canan first learned about the Paris massacre of 17 October 1961 against Algerians. It took the few pages of a comic to connect a total stranger to an event that seemed to have been forgotten across Europe and to create empathy. As a medium, comics allow the most difficult stories […]

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July 25, 2018 2:00 pm July 25, 2018 2:00 pm Europe/London Translating Comics: It’s Not Just in the Bubble Writers' Centre Norwich –

It was at a comics festival in Algeria that Canan first learned about the Paris massacre of 17 October 1961 against Algerians. It took the few pages of a comic to connect a total stranger to an event that seemed to have been forgotten across Europe and to create empathy. As a medium, comics allow the most difficult stories […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 25 July
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

2 - 3pm

Free - booking required

Bunting
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Saturday 4 August

Open House – come and meet us!

Curious about what’s been going on at Dragon Hall for the past few months? Wondering what happens at a National Centre for Writing? Come on in and meet us! Our Open House is the perfect opportunity to take a look around our new home, learn more about our work, and entertain the family for an […]

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August 4, 2018 11:00 am August 4, 2018 11:00 am Europe/London Open House – come and meet us! Writers' Centre Norwich –

Curious about what’s been going on at Dragon Hall for the past few months? Wondering what happens at a National Centre for Writing? Come on in and meet us! Our Open House is the perfect opportunity to take a look around our new home, learn more about our work, and entertain the family for an […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 4 August
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

11am - 4pm

Free & Drop-in

Front cover of the Unthology 10 publication
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Thursday 5 July

Unthology 10 Launch

Come and join us to celebrate the launch of Unthology 10, the latest in Unthank Books’ acclaimed series showcasing short fiction from new and established writers. Hosted by editor Ashley Stokes, there will be readings from Gareth E Rees. Hannah Stevens, Dan Carpenter, Elaine Chiew, and Kathryn Simmonds. Gareth E Rees will also be reading […]

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July 5, 2018 6:30 pm July 5, 2018 6:30 pm Europe/London Unthology 10 Launch Writers' Centre Norwich –

Come and join us to celebrate the launch of Unthology 10, the latest in Unthank Books’ acclaimed series showcasing short fiction from new and established writers. Hosted by editor Ashley Stokes, there will be readings from Gareth E Rees. Hannah Stevens, Dan Carpenter, Elaine Chiew, and Kathryn Simmonds. Gareth E Rees will also be reading […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 5 July
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

6.30 - 9.30pm

Free

Ali Smith
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Thursday 21 June

A midsummer evening with Ali Smith

Ali Smith CBE returns to Norwich UNESCO City of Literature for a very special event to mark the opening of the National Centre for Writing (NCW). And who finer than Ali Smith for this landmark occasion: a Baileys and Goldsmiths prize-winning, Man Booker-shortlisted author of the bestselling Autumn and How to Be Both, National Centre […]

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June 21, 2018 7:30 pm June 21, 2018 7:30 pm Europe/London A midsummer evening with Ali Smith Writers' Centre Norwich –

Ali Smith CBE returns to Norwich UNESCO City of Literature for a very special event to mark the opening of the National Centre for Writing (NCW). And who finer than Ali Smith for this landmark occasion: a Baileys and Goldsmiths prize-winning, Man Booker-shortlisted author of the bestselling Autumn and How to Be Both, National Centre […]

Blackfriars' Hall, Norwich Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 21 June
Blackfriars' Hall, Norwich

7.30pm

£8 / £6 conc

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Monday 11 December

Start writing crime fiction

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December 11, 2017 12:00 am December 11, 2017 12:00 am Europe/London Start writing crime fiction Writers' Centre Norwich – Writers Centre Norwich
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Monday 23 April

Who’s afraid of populism?

Pre-bookings have now closed. Any vacant seats on the night will be allocated to non-ticket-holders on a first come, first served basis. The election of Donald Trump, the threat of populists in France and the Netherlands – not to mention in Poland, Hungary and Turkey – has caused some to fear for the health of […]

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April 23, 2018 12:00 am April 23, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London Who’s afraid of populism? Writers' Centre Norwich –

Pre-bookings have now closed. Any vacant seats on the night will be allocated to non-ticket-holders on a first come, first served basis. The election of Donald Trump, the threat of populists in France and the Netherlands – not to mention in Poland, Hungary and Turkey – has caused some to fear for the health of […]

The Forum, Norwich Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 23 April
The Forum, Norwich

Doors 7pm - starts 7.30pm

Free entry - booking essential

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Monday 11 December

Fiction: Intermediate (Level 2)

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December 11, 2017 12:00 am December 11, 2017 12:00 am Europe/London Fiction: Intermediate (Level 2) Writers' Centre Norwich – Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 11 December

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Monday 11 December

Poetry: Finding Your Form (Level 2)

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December 11, 2017 12:00 am December 11, 2017 12:00 am Europe/London Poetry: Finding Your Form (Level 2) Writers' Centre Norwich – Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 11 December

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Monday 11 December

Poetry: The Essentials (Level 1)

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December 11, 2017 12:00 am December 11, 2017 12:00 am Europe/London Poetry: The Essentials (Level 1) Writers' Centre Norwich – Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 11 December

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Monday 11 December

Fiction Essentials with Mark McNay

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December 11, 2017 12:00 am December 11, 2017 12:00 am Europe/London Fiction Essentials with Mark McNay Writers' Centre Norwich – Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 11 December

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Tuesday 2 August

Mentoring with Keiron Pim (non-fiction)

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August 2, 2016 12:00 am August 2, 2016 12:00 am Europe/London Mentoring with Keiron Pim (non-fiction) Writers' Centre Norwich – Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 2 August

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Tuesday 2 August

Coaching with Heidi Williamson (poetry)

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August 2, 2016 12:00 am August 2, 2016 12:00 am Europe/London Coaching with Heidi Williamson (poetry) Writers' Centre Norwich – Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 2 August

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Tuesday 2 August

Coaching with Katherine Skala (prose)

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August 2, 2016 12:00 am August 2, 2016 12:00 am Europe/London Coaching with Katherine Skala (prose) Writers' Centre Norwich – Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 2 August

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Thursday 3 May

UEA Live: Imogen Hermes Gowar

The final UEA Live of the Spring line up is packed with UEA writing talent. The event will be headlined by two graduates of the UEA Creative Writing MA: debut novelist Imogen Hermes Gowar, and poet Sophie Collins. Also featuring special faculty guest reader and Sunday Times Bestselling author, Rachel Hore; Charles Pick Fellow, Rahad […]

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May 3, 2018 12:00 am May 3, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London UEA Live: Imogen Hermes Gowar Writers' Centre Norwich –

The final UEA Live of the Spring line up is packed with UEA writing talent. The event will be headlined by two graduates of the UEA Creative Writing MA: debut novelist Imogen Hermes Gowar, and poet Sophie Collins. Also featuring special faculty guest reader and Sunday Times Bestselling author, Rachel Hore; Charles Pick Fellow, Rahad […]

Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 3 May
Dragon Hall

Doors 6.30pm, for 7pm start

Free entry

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Friday 11 May

Passionate Machine – Rosy Carrick

Standing tickets available only (£8). Please call the ticketing office on 01603 766400. What would you change if you could travel through time? Following a sold-out work-in-progress show at Brighton Fringe 2017, Rosy Carrick’s solo performance blends fact and fiction – via all your favourite time-travel movies – to create an exhilarating story about letting go, […]

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May 11, 2018 12:00 am May 11, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London Passionate Machine – Rosy Carrick Writers' Centre Norwich –

Standing tickets available only (£8). Please call the ticketing office on 01603 766400. What would you change if you could travel through time? Following a sold-out work-in-progress show at Brighton Fringe 2017, Rosy Carrick’s solo performance blends fact and fiction – via all your favourite time-travel movies – to create an exhilarating story about letting go, […]

Norwich Arts Centre Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 11 May
Norwich Arts Centre

6.30 - 7.30pm

Standing tickets available only £8

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Friday 11 May

Talk in a Bit – Hannah Silva

A tour de force of the live literature circuit, Hannah Silva follows up on the success of her sold-out show Schlock! with an innovative and virtuosic vocal performance of her genre-defying debut record Talk in a Bit. A collision of physical performance and spoken-word poetry set to electronic music, the event will see Silva perform a short […]

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May 11, 2018 12:00 am May 11, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London Talk in a Bit – Hannah Silva Writers' Centre Norwich –

A tour de force of the live literature circuit, Hannah Silva follows up on the success of her sold-out show Schlock! with an innovative and virtuosic vocal performance of her genre-defying debut record Talk in a Bit. A collision of physical performance and spoken-word poetry set to electronic music, the event will see Silva perform a short […]

Norwich Arts Centre Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 11 May
Norwich Arts Centre

8.30 - 9.40pm

£10 (£15 for a joint ticket with Passionate Machine)

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Saturday 12 May

Kumkum Malhotra: A Live Story

These events are now fully booked. Places may be available just before peformances begin but this cannot be guaranteed. Preti Taneja’s award-winning novella set in New Delhi is brought to life in the grounds of Norwich Castle as a three-part live story. In a small house in Nizamuddin, Kumkum Malhotra is preparing herself for the […]

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May 12, 2018 12:00 am May 12, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London Kumkum Malhotra: A Live Story Writers' Centre Norwich –

These events are now fully booked. Places may be available just before peformances begin but this cannot be guaranteed. Preti Taneja’s award-winning novella set in New Delhi is brought to life in the grounds of Norwich Castle as a three-part live story. In a small house in Nizamuddin, Kumkum Malhotra is preparing herself for the […]

Norwich Castle Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 12 May
Norwich Castle Gardens

5.30 - 6.30pm & 7.30 - 8.30pm

Free entry - waiting list only

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Tuesday 15 May

Judy Murray – Knowing the Score

As a former international tennis player, Scottish National Coach and mother to tennis champions Andy and Jamie, Judy Murray is the ultimate role model for believing in yourself and realising your ambition. Her extraordinary Sunday Times bestselling memoir Knowing the Score is an inspirational story of family, ambition and sport against all odds. Purchase your […]

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May 15, 2018 7:30 pm May 15, 2018 7:30 pm Europe/London Judy Murray – Knowing the Score Writers' Centre Norwich –

As a former international tennis player, Scottish National Coach and mother to tennis champions Andy and Jamie, Judy Murray is the ultimate role model for believing in yourself and realising your ambition. Her extraordinary Sunday Times bestselling memoir Knowing the Score is an inspirational story of family, ambition and sport against all odds. Purchase your […]

Norwich Playhouse Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 15 May
Norwich Playhouse

7.30 - 9pm (15 minute interval)

£14

Event
Wednesday 16 May

Nuketown – Jack Dean

A storytelling and protest art show about cities, public money and the end of life as we know it. Working with live animation, music and 10,000 pieces of Lego™, Jack Dean invites you to grab some bricks and help him finish off his model city whilst listening to an epic tale that animates this imaginary […]

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May 16, 2018 6:30 pm May 16, 2018 6:30 pm Europe/London Nuketown – Jack Dean Writers' Centre Norwich –

A storytelling and protest art show about cities, public money and the end of life as we know it. Working with live animation, music and 10,000 pieces of Lego™, Jack Dean invites you to grab some bricks and help him finish off his model city whilst listening to an epic tale that animates this imaginary […]

Norwich Arts Centre Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 16 May
Norwich Arts Centre

6.30 - 8.15pm (15 minute interval)

£10 (£15 for a joint ticket with Voted Out)

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Wednesday 16 May

Voted Out – Tim Clare & Mark Grist

Sick of democracy? Here’s your chance to vote it out! Poets Tim Clare and Mark Grist use state-of-the-art voting technology to put power into the hands of you, the audience. Choose the direction of the show, reward the poet that panders to your whims and even decide what you want your poems to be about. […]

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May 16, 2018 9:00 pm May 16, 2018 9:00 pm Europe/London Voted Out – Tim Clare & Mark Grist Writers' Centre Norwich –

Sick of democracy? Here’s your chance to vote it out! Poets Tim Clare and Mark Grist use state-of-the-art voting technology to put power into the hands of you, the audience. Choose the direction of the show, reward the poet that panders to your whims and even decide what you want your poems to be about. […]

Norwich Arts Centre Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 16 May
Norwich Arts Centre

9 - 10.40pm (20 minute interval)

£10 (£15 for a joint ticket with Nuketown)

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Saturday 19 May

Yes, We Can! – feat. Ben Okri

We are no longer taking advance bookings for these sessions. There will be limited places available on the door for most sessions except for those indicated below. Can we, as citizens, make a difference? Yes, we can! Wellbeing, the environment, integration and inclusive growth all feature in this day-long community takeover of the Council Chamber […]

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May 19, 2018 10:30 am May 19, 2018 10:30 am Europe/London Yes, We Can! – feat. Ben Okri Writers' Centre Norwich –

We are no longer taking advance bookings for these sessions. There will be limited places available on the door for most sessions except for those indicated below. Can we, as citizens, make a difference? Yes, we can! Wellbeing, the environment, integration and inclusive growth all feature in this day-long community takeover of the Council Chamber […]

Council Chamber, Norwich City Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 19 May
Council Chamber, Norwich City Hall

10.30am - 7.30pm

Free entry - please book in advance

Event
Tuesday 22 May

Jeffery Deaver – The Cutting Edge

We welcome number-one Sunday Times bestselling author and master of suspense Jeffery Deaver to Norwich UNESCO City of Literature. The Cutting Edge sees Deaver’s most popular character, Lincoln Rhyme, at work again in NYC as he tries to catch a killer targeting couples just as they start out on their lives together. Jeffrey Deaver’s work […]

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May 22, 2018 7:30 pm May 22, 2018 7:30 pm Europe/London Jeffery Deaver – The Cutting Edge Writers' Centre Norwich –

We welcome number-one Sunday Times bestselling author and master of suspense Jeffery Deaver to Norwich UNESCO City of Literature. The Cutting Edge sees Deaver’s most popular character, Lincoln Rhyme, at work again in NYC as he tries to catch a killer targeting couples just as they start out on their lives together. Jeffrey Deaver’s work […]

Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 22 May
Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens

7.30 - 8.30pm

£12

Event
Friday 25 May

Anthony Powell: A Life – with Hilary Spurling

The long-awaited portrait of a literary master from one of our generation’s greatest biographers, author of the definitive and acclaimed Matisse: The Life. Anthony Powell: the literary genius who gave us A Dance to the Music of Time, an undisputed classic of English literature. Spanning twelve spectacular volumes and written over twenty-five years, his comic masterpiece teems with […]

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May 25, 2018 10:00 am May 25, 2018 10:00 am Europe/London Anthony Powell: A Life – with Hilary Spurling Writers' Centre Norwich –

The long-awaited portrait of a literary master from one of our generation’s greatest biographers, author of the definitive and acclaimed Matisse: The Life. Anthony Powell: the literary genius who gave us A Dance to the Music of Time, an undisputed classic of English literature. Spanning twelve spectacular volumes and written over twenty-five years, his comic masterpiece teems with […]

Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 25 May
Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens

10 - 11am

£8 / weekend ticket £90

Event
Friday 25 May

A New Map of Wonders – with Caspar Henderson

In these dark and disconcerting times, Caspar Henderson (author of The Book of Barely Imagined Beings) draws on philosophy, natural history, art, religion, neuroscience and nanotechnology to cast light on the wonders of the world. With curiosity and enthusiasm, A New Map of Wonders charts a course through the realm of the fascinating and awe-inspiring. Henderson celebrates and […]

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May 25, 2018 11:15 am May 25, 2018 11:15 am Europe/London A New Map of Wonders – with Caspar Henderson Writers' Centre Norwich –

In these dark and disconcerting times, Caspar Henderson (author of The Book of Barely Imagined Beings) draws on philosophy, natural history, art, religion, neuroscience and nanotechnology to cast light on the wonders of the world. With curiosity and enthusiasm, A New Map of Wonders charts a course through the realm of the fascinating and awe-inspiring. Henderson celebrates and […]

Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 25 May
Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens

11.15am - 12.15pm

£8 / weekend ticket £90

Event
Friday 25 May

Women on Writing – with Peggy Hughes, Sarah Perry and Fiona Sampson

Following a year of radical protest and change for women in creative industries, Sarah Perry (author of The Essex Serpent, Waterstones Book of the Year 2016) is joined by Fiona Sampson (author of In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein) and Peggy Hughes (Programme Director, Writers’ Centre Norwich), for a celebration of women […]

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May 25, 2018 12:30 pm May 25, 2018 12:30 pm Europe/London Women on Writing – with Peggy Hughes, Sarah Perry and Fiona Sampson Writers' Centre Norwich –

Following a year of radical protest and change for women in creative industries, Sarah Perry (author of The Essex Serpent, Waterstones Book of the Year 2016) is joined by Fiona Sampson (author of In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein) and Peggy Hughes (Programme Director, Writers’ Centre Norwich), for a celebration of women […]

Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 25 May
Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens

12.30 - 1.30pm

£8 / weekend ticket £90

Event
Friday 25 May

To Throw Away Unopened – with Viv Albertine

Every memoir is a battle between reality and invention – but in her follow up to Clothes, Clothes, Clothes, Music, Music, Music, Boys, Boys, Boys (Book of the Year – Sunday Times, MOJO, NME, Rough Trade), punk musician Viv Albertine has reinvented the genre with her unflinching honesty. To Throw Away Unopened is a fearless dissection of […]

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May 25, 2018 2:15 pm May 25, 2018 2:15 pm Europe/London To Throw Away Unopened – with Viv Albertine Writers' Centre Norwich –

Every memoir is a battle between reality and invention – but in her follow up to Clothes, Clothes, Clothes, Music, Music, Music, Boys, Boys, Boys (Book of the Year – Sunday Times, MOJO, NME, Rough Trade), punk musician Viv Albertine has reinvented the genre with her unflinching honesty. To Throw Away Unopened is a fearless dissection of […]

Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 25 May
Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens

2.15 - 3.15pm

£8 / weekend ticket £90

Event
Friday 25 May

(i)

A collective of the most exciting voices in poetry from UEA’s Creative Writing MA presents a collaborative performance in memory of fellow student Rebecca McManus. Prepare for humour, drama, sorrow and celebration within a dynamic set which moves between the audience and the stage. Performers: Gboyega Abayomi-Odubanjo, Blythe Aimson, Craig Barker, Max Bowden, Anna Cathenka, Cai […]

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May 25, 2018 3:30 pm May 25, 2018 3:30 pm Europe/London (i) Writers' Centre Norwich –

A collective of the most exciting voices in poetry from UEA’s Creative Writing MA presents a collaborative performance in memory of fellow student Rebecca McManus. Prepare for humour, drama, sorrow and celebration within a dynamic set which moves between the audience and the stage. Performers: Gboyega Abayomi-Odubanjo, Blythe Aimson, Craig Barker, Max Bowden, Anna Cathenka, Cai […]

Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 25 May
Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens

3.30 - 4.30pm

£3 students and under 30s / £8 / weekend ticket £90

Event
Friday 25 May

12 Steps from Genius

Can success really be found in the bottom of a glass? Based on Leslie Jamison’s personal and profound book The Recovering: Intoxication and its Aftermath, this event will centre on a performance in the form of a fictional twelve-step meeting with depictions of writers including Stephen King, Jean Rhys, and David Foster Wallace. Raw, honest, humbling and even […]

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May 25, 2018 6:00 pm May 25, 2018 6:00 pm Europe/London 12 Steps from Genius Writers' Centre Norwich –

Can success really be found in the bottom of a glass? Based on Leslie Jamison’s personal and profound book The Recovering: Intoxication and its Aftermath, this event will centre on a performance in the form of a fictional twelve-step meeting with depictions of writers including Stephen King, Jean Rhys, and David Foster Wallace. Raw, honest, humbling and even […]

Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 25 May
Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens

6 - 7pm

£8 / weekend ticket £90

Event
Saturday 26 May

Why Writing Matters

What right do writers have to imagine beyond themselves, and when does this become cultural appropriation? Writer and psychologist Charles Fernyhough chairs a discussion with Professor of Disability Research Tom Shakespeare and writer Preti Taneja on how books not only help us understand the diverse lives of others, but can shake up our very sense […]

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May 26, 2018 12:00 am May 26, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London Why Writing Matters Writers' Centre Norwich –

What right do writers have to imagine beyond themselves, and when does this become cultural appropriation? Writer and psychologist Charles Fernyhough chairs a discussion with Professor of Disability Research Tom Shakespeare and writer Preti Taneja on how books not only help us understand the diverse lives of others, but can shake up our very sense […]

Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 26 May
Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens

10 - 11am

£8 / weekend ticket £90

Event
Saturday 26 May

Disability Writes Back!

Where are all the disabled writers? Poets Owen Lowery and Jackie Hagan join Professor of Disability Research Tom Shakespeare to discuss the challenges they face and what society must do to break down these barriers. Part of the City of Literature programme at Norfolk & Norwich Festival.  Tickets £8 per event; book four or more […]

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May 26, 2018 11:15 am May 26, 2018 11:15 am Europe/London Disability Writes Back! Writers' Centre Norwich –

Where are all the disabled writers? Poets Owen Lowery and Jackie Hagan join Professor of Disability Research Tom Shakespeare to discuss the challenges they face and what society must do to break down these barriers. Part of the City of Literature programme at Norfolk & Norwich Festival.  Tickets £8 per event; book four or more […]

Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 26 May
Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens

11.15am - 12.15pm

£8 / weekend ticket £90

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Saturday 26 May

5×15: Bodies

Five speakers, 15 minutes each to blow your mind. A quick-fire exploration of the mysteries of our bodies and brains, from medical conditions so strange they leave doctors baffled, to mental illness and the art of body modification. Featuring: Rachel Clarke, author of Your Life in My Hands Gavin Francis, author of Shapeshifters Jack Hartnell, author […]

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May 26, 2018 12:30 pm May 26, 2018 12:30 pm Europe/London 5×15: Bodies Writers' Centre Norwich –

Five speakers, 15 minutes each to blow your mind. A quick-fire exploration of the mysteries of our bodies and brains, from medical conditions so strange they leave doctors baffled, to mental illness and the art of body modification. Featuring: Rachel Clarke, author of Your Life in My Hands Gavin Francis, author of Shapeshifters Jack Hartnell, author […]

Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 26 May
Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens

12.30 - 2pm

£8 / weekend ticket £90

Event
Sunday 22 April

International Literary Translation & Creative Writing Summer School

Delivered by the British Centre for Literary Translation in partnership with Writers' Centre Norwich The Summer School brings together writers and translators for an intensive, one-week, residential programme of hands-on translation and creative writing practice. For most language-specific workshops, groups work on a collaborative translation with the author in residence and workshop leader. For translators […]

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April 22, 2018 12:00 am April 22, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London International Literary Translation & Creative Writing Summer School Writers' Centre Norwich –

Delivered by the British Centre for Literary Translation in partnership with Writers' Centre Norwich The Summer School brings together writers and translators for an intensive, one-week, residential programme of hands-on translation and creative writing practice. For most language-specific workshops, groups work on a collaborative translation with the author in residence and workshop leader. For translators […]

University of East Anglia Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 22 April
University of East Anglia

22 - 28 July 2018

£300 - £700

Event
Tuesday 5 June

Sebald Lecture 2018: Arundhati Roy

Fully booked! Novelist and activist Arundhati Roy won the Booker Prize in 1997 with The God of Small Things, which has been translated into more than 40 languages. Since then Roy has published several works of non-fiction, including The Algebra of Infinite Justice, Listening to Grasshoppers and Broken Republic. Her second novel, The Ministry of […]

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June 5, 2018 7:00 pm June 5, 2018 7:00 pm Europe/London Sebald Lecture 2018: Arundhati Roy Writers' Centre Norwich –

Fully booked! Novelist and activist Arundhati Roy won the Booker Prize in 1997 with The God of Small Things, which has been translated into more than 40 languages. Since then Roy has published several works of non-fiction, including The Algebra of Infinite Justice, Listening to Grasshoppers and Broken Republic. Her second novel, The Ministry of […]

British Library, London Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 5 June
British Library, London

7 - 8.30pm

£15

Event
Saturday 19 May

Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know

Join Lord Byron, the most notorious figure from literary history, for a stiff drink. He’ll tell you his wild tales of debauchery and romance and entertain you with his wit and wisdom. Meet the man who invented celebrity culture in this unique evening of performance and poetry made especially for pub settings. This one-man show […]

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May 19, 2018 8:30 pm May 19, 2018 8:30 pm Europe/London Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join Lord Byron, the most notorious figure from literary history, for a stiff drink. He’ll tell you his wild tales of debauchery and romance and entertain you with his wit and wisdom. Meet the man who invented celebrity culture in this unique evening of performance and poetry made especially for pub settings. This one-man show […]

The Red Lion Inn, Cambridgeshire. CB10 1QY Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 19 May
The Red Lion Inn, Cambridgeshire. CB10 1QY

8.30pm

£27

Event
Wednesday 23 May

Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know – Proteus

Lord Byron. Hellraiser. Fashionista. Poet. Punk. Join the most notorious figure from literary history for a stiff drink. He’ll tell you his wild tales of debauchery and romance and entertain you with his wit and wisdom. Meet the man who invented celebrity culture in this unique evening of performance and poetry made especially for pub […]

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May 23, 2018 8:00 pm May 23, 2018 8:00 pm Europe/London Mad, Bad & Dangerous to Know – Proteus Writers' Centre Norwich –

Lord Byron. Hellraiser. Fashionista. Poet. Punk. Join the most notorious figure from literary history for a stiff drink. He’ll tell you his wild tales of debauchery and romance and entertain you with his wit and wisdom. Meet the man who invented celebrity culture in this unique evening of performance and poetry made especially for pub […]

The Birdcage, Norwich Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 23 May
The Birdcage, Norwich

8pm

£3

Byron Vincent
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Thursday 24 May

Instagramming The Apocalypse – Byron Vincent

WTF is going on? I mean seriously? We’re a nation divided. Our heroes are dropping like barbiturate-riddled flies. Our youth hate themselves so much they exist through digitally manipulated avatars. It’s hard not to feel like the end is nigh and that our positive efforts are mere farts in the ether. Byron Vincent was raised […]

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May 24, 2018 8:00 pm May 24, 2018 8:00 pm Europe/London Instagramming The Apocalypse – Byron Vincent Writers' Centre Norwich –

WTF is going on? I mean seriously? We’re a nation divided. Our heroes are dropping like barbiturate-riddled flies. Our youth hate themselves so much they exist through digitally manipulated avatars. It’s hard not to feel like the end is nigh and that our positive efforts are mere farts in the ether. Byron Vincent was raised […]

The Birdcage, Norwich Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 24 May
The Birdcage, Norwich

8pm

£3

Event
Friday 25 May

City of Literature weekend

Image (c) Julian Claxton Photography Our City of Literature Weekend brings together some of today’s best writers and thinkers for a weekend of talks and debates. This year we have punk icon Viv Albertine, 2017 British Book Award winner Sarah Perry and New York Times best-selling author Johann Hari to name just a few. Take […]

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May 25, 2018 10:00 am May 25, 2018 10:00 am Europe/London City of Literature weekend Writers' Centre Norwich –

Image (c) Julian Claxton Photography Our City of Literature Weekend brings together some of today’s best writers and thinkers for a weekend of talks and debates. This year we have punk icon Viv Albertine, 2017 British Book Award winner Sarah Perry and New York Times best-selling author Johann Hari to name just a few. Take […]

Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 25 May
Chapelfield Gardens

25 - 27 May

£90 weekend ticket

Event
Tuesday 24 April

Living Spit: Tortoise Vs Hare

Barry Hare, Wrington running champ. Fit, popular and above all, fast. Toby ‘Tortoise’ Gollop, eater of doughnuts. Look up ‘relaxed’ in the dictionary and you’ll see his picture. Two very different men. One running club, and the race to end all races. Told entirely in rhyme and song, this promises to be an epic tale […]

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April 24, 2018 12:00 am April 24, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London Living Spit: Tortoise Vs Hare Writers' Centre Norwich –

Barry Hare, Wrington running champ. Fit, popular and above all, fast. Toby ‘Tortoise’ Gollop, eater of doughnuts. Look up ‘relaxed’ in the dictionary and you’ll see his picture. Two very different men. One running club, and the race to end all races. Told entirely in rhyme and song, this promises to be an epic tale […]

Half Moon Inn, Norfolk, IP21 4QD Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 24 April
Half Moon Inn, Norfolk, IP21 4QD

7.30 - 8.30pm

Event
Thursday 12 April

LBF: Festival Futures

With the rise of the festival of ideas, how should literary and literature festivals respond? Should we try to become all things to all people, or should we keep a focus on the book at our heart? Chair: Ellah Wakatama Allfrey Speakers: Ted Hodgkinson (Southbank Centre), Sabeena Akhtar (BareLit Festival) and Jarred McGinnis (The Special Relationship)

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April 12, 2018 12:00 am April 12, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London LBF: Festival Futures Writers' Centre Norwich –

With the rise of the festival of ideas, how should literary and literature festivals respond? Should we try to become all things to all people, or should we keep a focus on the book at our heart? Chair: Ellah Wakatama Allfrey Speakers: Ted Hodgkinson (Southbank Centre), Sabeena Akhtar (BareLit Festival) and Jarred McGinnis (The Special Relationship)

High Street Theatre, London Book Fair Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 12 April
High Street Theatre, London Book Fair

2.15 - 3.15pm

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Thursday 12 April

LBF: Festivals Unbound

How do you grow, transplant, diversify or multiply your literary festival?  Exploring scalable models, franchises, niche offers and commercial opportunities, literary festivals are finding more and more exciting ways of growing, reacting and responding to our times. Chair: Chris Gribble (Writers' Centre Norwich) Speakers: Susie Nicklin, Cristina Fuentes la Roche (Hay Festivals) and Nick Barley (Edinburgh International Book […]

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April 12, 2018 12:00 am April 12, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London LBF: Festivals Unbound Writers' Centre Norwich –

How do you grow, transplant, diversify or multiply your literary festival?  Exploring scalable models, franchises, niche offers and commercial opportunities, literary festivals are finding more and more exciting ways of growing, reacting and responding to our times. Chair: Chris Gribble (Writers' Centre Norwich) Speakers: Susie Nicklin, Cristina Fuentes la Roche (Hay Festivals) and Nick Barley (Edinburgh International Book […]

High Street Theatre, London Book Fair Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 12 April
High Street Theatre, London Book Fair

1 - 2pm

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Wednesday 11 April

LBF: Readers for Writers

Translators, publishers and booksellers are opening up new reading and book buying communities for work in translation in lots of interesting ways. This panel explores how those new readerships are being created, where it’s happening and how we might all gain from the work that is being done. The panel will also explore how this […]

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April 11, 2018 12:00 am April 11, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London LBF: Readers for Writers Writers' Centre Norwich –

Translators, publishers and booksellers are opening up new reading and book buying communities for work in translation in lots of interesting ways. This panel explores how those new readerships are being created, where it’s happening and how we might all gain from the work that is being done. The panel will also explore how this […]

Literary Translation Centre, London Book Fair Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 11 April
Literary Translation Centre, London Book Fair

1 - 2pm

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Wednesday 11 April

LBF: Emerging Translator Mentorships reception

Writers' Centre Norwich invites you to join us in celebration of the work of our literary translation mentorships programme 2018. Featuring for the first time emerging translators working from Latvian, Lithuanian, Korean and Malayalam, as well as Arabic, Catalan, Greek, Polish and Norwegian, the reception will showcase an impressive array of new talent with publications […]

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April 11, 2018 12:00 am April 11, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London LBF: Emerging Translator Mentorships reception Writers' Centre Norwich –

Writers' Centre Norwich invites you to join us in celebration of the work of our literary translation mentorships programme 2018. Featuring for the first time emerging translators working from Latvian, Lithuanian, Korean and Malayalam, as well as Arabic, Catalan, Greek, Polish and Norwegian, the reception will showcase an impressive array of new talent with publications […]

Literary Translation Centre, London Book Fair Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 11 April
Literary Translation Centre, London Book Fair

5.15 - 6.15pm

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Tuesday 10 April

LBF: From Promotion to Pitching

This panel explores how publishers choose which books to translate and how literary translators and cultural institutes can influence these choices. We’ll start with a discussion about how publishers market and promote literature in translation to the readership. From there we’ll explore the implications and lessons for pitching potential titles to publishers for translation. We’ll […]

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April 10, 2018 12:00 am April 10, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London LBF: From Promotion to Pitching Writers' Centre Norwich –

This panel explores how publishers choose which books to translate and how literary translators and cultural institutes can influence these choices. We’ll start with a discussion about how publishers market and promote literature in translation to the readership. From there we’ll explore the implications and lessons for pitching potential titles to publishers for translation. We’ll […]

Literary Translation Centre, London Book Fair Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 10 April
Literary Translation Centre, London Book Fair

10 - 11am

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Saturday 26 May

D/deafness Writes Back!

How does D/deafness affect one’s ability to write, perform and enjoy what others have written? Poet and performer Raymond Antrobus and children’s writer Joyce Dunbar shed light on the challenges and triumphs of D/deafness in the creative community. Hosted by writer Aliya Gulamani. Sara Novic: What it’s like to be a deaf novelist (Guardian, May 2015) […]

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May 26, 2018 2:15 pm May 26, 2018 2:15 pm Europe/London D/deafness Writes Back! Writers' Centre Norwich –

How does D/deafness affect one’s ability to write, perform and enjoy what others have written? Poet and performer Raymond Antrobus and children’s writer Joyce Dunbar shed light on the challenges and triumphs of D/deafness in the creative community. Hosted by writer Aliya Gulamani. Sara Novic: What it’s like to be a deaf novelist (Guardian, May 2015) […]

Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 26 May
Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens

2.15 - 3.15pm

£8 / weekend ticket £90

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Saturday 26 May

Autism Writes Back!

Poet and novelist Joanne Limburg (The Autistic Alice) and author and journalist Laura James (Odd Girl Out) are joined by writer and academic Dr James McGrath to discuss the reality and misconceptions of living and writing with autism. This is a relaxed, autism-friendly event and a quiet space will be provided. To find out more […]

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May 26, 2018 3:30 pm May 26, 2018 3:30 pm Europe/London Autism Writes Back! Writers' Centre Norwich –

Poet and novelist Joanne Limburg (The Autistic Alice) and author and journalist Laura James (Odd Girl Out) are joined by writer and academic Dr James McGrath to discuss the reality and misconceptions of living and writing with autism. This is a relaxed, autism-friendly event and a quiet space will be provided. To find out more […]

Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 26 May
Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens

3.30 - 4.30pm

£8 / weekend ticket £90

Event
Saturday 26 May

Is Everything We Know About Depression Wrong? – with Johann Hari

What really causes depression and anxiety – and how can it be solved? Journalist, TED speaker, controversial media figure and author of New York Times bestseller Chasing the Scream Johann Hari talks about his new book Lost Connections, in which he presents new evidence and radical ways of thinking about one of the biggest crises […]

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May 26, 2018 6:00 pm May 26, 2018 6:00 pm Europe/London Is Everything We Know About Depression Wrong? – with Johann Hari Writers' Centre Norwich –

What really causes depression and anxiety – and how can it be solved? Journalist, TED speaker, controversial media figure and author of New York Times bestseller Chasing the Scream Johann Hari talks about his new book Lost Connections, in which he presents new evidence and radical ways of thinking about one of the biggest crises […]

Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 26 May
Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens

6 - 7pm

£8 / weekend ticket £90

Event
Sunday 27 May

Emigrants – with James Evans

During the course of the seventeenth century nearly 400,000 people left Britain for the Americas, most of them from England. Crossing the Atlantic was a major undertaking, the voyage long and treacherous. There was little hope of returning to see the friends and family who stayed behind. Why did so many go? Complete with God, […]

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May 27, 2018 10:00 am May 27, 2018 10:00 am Europe/London Emigrants – with James Evans Writers' Centre Norwich –

During the course of the seventeenth century nearly 400,000 people left Britain for the Americas, most of them from England. Crossing the Atlantic was a major undertaking, the voyage long and treacherous. There was little hope of returning to see the friends and family who stayed behind. Why did so many go? Complete with God, […]

Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 27 May
Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens

10 - 11am

£8 / weekend ticket £90

Event
Sunday 27 May

Going Nuclear – with Fred Pearce

How concerned should we be about nuclear technology? What effect will radioactive waste have on generations to come? In Fallout, prize-winning science writer and environmental consultant to the New Scientist Fred Pearce takes a definitive look at humanity’s nuclear adventure since the dropping of the first atomic bomb. Part of the City of Literature programme […]

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May 27, 2018 11:15 am May 27, 2018 11:15 am Europe/London Going Nuclear – with Fred Pearce Writers' Centre Norwich –

How concerned should we be about nuclear technology? What effect will radioactive waste have on generations to come? In Fallout, prize-winning science writer and environmental consultant to the New Scientist Fred Pearce takes a definitive look at humanity’s nuclear adventure since the dropping of the first atomic bomb. Part of the City of Literature programme […]

Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 27 May
Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens

11.15am - 12.15pm

£8 / weekend ticket £90

Event
Sunday 27 May

Bad Girls – with Caitlin Davies

Society has never known what to do with its rebellious women. Those who defied expectations about feminine behaviour have long been considered dangerous and unnatural, and ever since the Victorian era they have been removed from public view, locked up and often forgotten about. In Bad Girls, Caitlin uses Holloway Prison, the largest and most […]

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May 27, 2018 12:30 pm May 27, 2018 12:30 pm Europe/London Bad Girls – with Caitlin Davies Writers' Centre Norwich –

Society has never known what to do with its rebellious women. Those who defied expectations about feminine behaviour have long been considered dangerous and unnatural, and ever since the Victorian era they have been removed from public view, locked up and often forgotten about. In Bad Girls, Caitlin uses Holloway Prison, the largest and most […]

Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 27 May
Adnams Spiegeltent, Chapelfield Gardens

12.30 - 1.30pm

£8 / weekend ticket £90

Event
Sunday 27 May

The History of Emotion – with Rachel Hewitt

A vivid and absorbing account of revolution, utopianism and the dramatic end of the Enlightenment. In the 1790s, Britain underwent what the politician Edmund Burke called ‘the most important of all revolutions…a revolution in sentiments’. Inspired by the French Revolution, British radicals concocted new political worlds to enshrine healthier, more productive, human emotions and relationships. […]

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May 27, 2018 1:45 pm May 27, 2018 1:45 pm Europe/London The History of Emotion – with Rachel Hewitt Writers' Centre Norwich –

A vivid and absorbing account of revolution, utopianism and the dramatic end of the Enlightenment. In the 1790s, Britain underwent what the politician Edmund Burke called ‘the most important of all revolutions…a revolution in sentiments’. Inspired by the French Revolution, British radicals concocted new political worlds to enshrine healthier, more productive, human emotions and relationships. […]

Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 27 May
Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens

1.45 - 2.45pm

£8 / weekend ticket £90

Event
Sunday 27 May

The Assembly of the Severed Head – with Hugh Lupton

13th Century Wales. A small monastic outpost is rocked to its core when a gruesome discovery is made on the nearby shoreline: a severed human head, the first of several to wash up along the surrounding coast. Not long after, the holy brothers stumble across the smouldering ruins of a bardic school and within, a […]

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May 27, 2018 3:00 pm May 27, 2018 3:00 pm Europe/London The Assembly of the Severed Head – with Hugh Lupton Writers' Centre Norwich –

13th Century Wales. A small monastic outpost is rocked to its core when a gruesome discovery is made on the nearby shoreline: a severed human head, the first of several to wash up along the surrounding coast. Not long after, the holy brothers stumble across the smouldering ruins of a bardic school and within, a […]

Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 27 May
Literature Tent, Chapelfield Gardens

3 - 4pm

£8 / weekend ticket £90