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Kathleen Vereecken
Event
Thursday 25 April

Writing from the Margins of History: Kathleen Vereecken & Rebecca Stott

‘I was born with a strange longing for people and times I have never known. Reading and writing about them, creating a whole new world, within the outlines of what we know, is the perfect way of getting closer to them.’ Kathleen Vereecken has had a lifelong fascination with the Ghent Altarpiece, painted by Hubert […]

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April 25, 2019 7:30 pm April 25, 2019 7:30 pm Europe/London Writing from the Margins of History: Kathleen Vereecken & Rebecca Stott Writers' Centre Norwich –

‘I was born with a strange longing for people and times I have never known. Reading and writing about them, creating a whole new world, within the outlines of what we know, is the perfect way of getting closer to them.’ Kathleen Vereecken has had a lifelong fascination with the Ghent Altarpiece, painted by Hubert […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 25 April
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

7.30pm

£5 - including a glass of wine

Jen Campbell, MIchael Donkor and Ben Johncock
Workshop
Saturday 27 April

The Writer’s Roadmap with Jen Campbell, Michael Donkor and Benjamin Johncock

A day packed full of inspiration, practical advice and insider knowledge to help you set your goals and fulfill your writing ambitions. Hear from Michael Donkor (‘warm and accomplished’ – Guardian), Jen Campbell (a Sunday Times bestseller) and Benjamin Johncock (‘great skill and some nerve’ – Guardian) on how to pursue publication, how to make a living from writing and how […]

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April 27, 2019 10:00 am April 27, 2019 10:00 am Europe/London The Writer’s Roadmap with Jen Campbell, Michael Donkor and Benjamin Johncock Writers' Centre Norwich –

A day packed full of inspiration, practical advice and insider knowledge to help you set your goals and fulfill your writing ambitions. Hear from Michael Donkor (‘warm and accomplished’ – Guardian), Jen Campbell (a Sunday Times bestseller) and Benjamin Johncock (‘great skill and some nerve’ – Guardian) on how to pursue publication, how to make a living from writing and how […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 27 April

10am - 4pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£55 / £45 conc

Course
Wednesday 1 May

How to Make a Poem – Workshop for 14-19 Year-Olds

Calling young writers! Want to try your hand at writing poetry? This two-hour workshop led by Forward Poetry Prize-winner Nick Drake is the perfect opportunity to practise your writing skills and discover what it takes to stand out from the crowd. You will get the chance to read and listen to examples of great poems, […]

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May 1, 2019 4:00 pm May 1, 2019 4:00 pm Europe/London How to Make a Poem – Workshop for 14-19 Year-Olds Writers' Centre Norwich –

Calling young writers! Want to try your hand at writing poetry? This two-hour workshop led by Forward Poetry Prize-winner Nick Drake is the perfect opportunity to practise your writing skills and discover what it takes to stand out from the crowd. You will get the chance to read and listen to examples of great poems, […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 1 May

4 - 6pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

Free - please book in advance

Boiler House Press
Event
Thursday 2 May

UEA Live: Boiler House Press

Boiler House Press is a new publisher of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and everything in-between. They are based at the University of East Anglia, home of the world-renowned Creative Writing MA, and a burgeoning world centre for creative-critical writing studies. Boiler House are passionate about writing that breaks a mould; that surprises; that plays with-and-between the creative and […]

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May 2, 2019 7:00 pm May 2, 2019 7:00 pm Europe/London UEA Live: Boiler House Press Writers' Centre Norwich –

Boiler House Press is a new publisher of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and everything in-between. They are based at the University of East Anglia, home of the world-renowned Creative Writing MA, and a burgeoning world centre for creative-critical writing studies. Boiler House are passionate about writing that breaks a mould; that surprises; that plays with-and-between the creative and […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 2 May
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

7 - 9pm

Free

Online Course
Tuesday 7 May

Start Writing Crime Fiction with Julia Crouch

Begins Tuesday 7 May for 12 weeks Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. Crime fiction is the biggest-selling genre in the UK and this course will help you to incorporate its building blocks into your own writing. You will explore the genre’s themes and appeal, looking […]

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May 7, 2019 9:00 am May 7, 2019 9:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Crime Fiction with Julia Crouch Writers' Centre Norwich –

Begins Tuesday 7 May for 12 weeks Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. Crime fiction is the biggest-selling genre in the UK and this course will help you to incorporate its building blocks into your own writing. You will explore the genre’s themes and appeal, looking […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 7 May

12 weeks

Online

£450

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Online Course
Tuesday 7 May

Writing Fiction: Next Steps with Monique Roffey

Begins Tuesday 7 May for 24 weeks Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. This course builds on the expertise acquired at an introductory level and introduces more depth and a wider range of reading and approaches to fiction. At this level, you will acquire and […]

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May 7, 2019 9:00 am May 7, 2019 9:00 am Europe/London Writing Fiction: Next Steps with Monique Roffey Writers' Centre Norwich –

Begins Tuesday 7 May for 24 weeks Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. This course builds on the expertise acquired at an introductory level and introduces more depth and a wider range of reading and approaches to fiction. At this level, you will acquire and […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 7 May

24 weeks

Online

£900

Online Course
Tuesday 7 May

Start Writing Fiction with Eliza Robertson

Begins Tuesday 7 May for 12 weeks Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. You will learn the components of strong short fiction with the guidance and feedback of a published author. Together, we will explore how to build credible characters, develop a narrative and plot, […]

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May 7, 2019 9:00 am May 7, 2019 9:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Fiction with Eliza Robertson Writers' Centre Norwich –

Begins Tuesday 7 May for 12 weeks Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. You will learn the components of strong short fiction with the guidance and feedback of a published author. Together, we will explore how to build credible characters, develop a narrative and plot, […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 7 May

12 weeks

Online

£450

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Online Course
Tuesday 7 May

Start Writing Creative Non-Fiction with Keiron Pim

Begins Tuesday 7 May for 12 weeks Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. This course will help aspiring authors develop the skills and techniques required to write a non-fiction book, be it a biography, a memoir, reportage or another of the many flourishing forms within […]

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May 7, 2019 9:00 am May 7, 2019 9:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Creative Non-Fiction with Keiron Pim Writers' Centre Norwich –

Begins Tuesday 7 May for 12 weeks Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. This course will help aspiring authors develop the skills and techniques required to write a non-fiction book, be it a biography, a memoir, reportage or another of the many flourishing forms within […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 7 May

12 weeks

Online

£450

Online Course
Tuesday 7 May

An Introduction to Scriptwriting with Molly Naylor

Begins Tuesday 7 May for 12 weeks Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. This course is an introduction to scriptwriting and is designed for writers who are just starting to explore scripts. You will learn the mechanisms of working across a variety of script forms: […]

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May 7, 2019 9:00 am May 7, 2019 9:00 am Europe/London An Introduction to Scriptwriting with Molly Naylor Writers' Centre Norwich –

Begins Tuesday 7 May for 12 weeks Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. This course is an introduction to scriptwriting and is designed for writers who are just starting to explore scripts. You will learn the mechanisms of working across a variety of script forms: […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 7 May

12 weeks

Online

£450

Sarah Corbett
Workshop
Saturday 11 May

Fabric of our Future: Craftivism workshop with Sarah Corbett

Want to challenge the injustice of the world, but not sure where to begin? Discover the art of gentle protest and become a craftivist in this empowering workshop for young people. Award-winning campaigner and founder of the Craftivist Collective, Sarah Corbett, will show you how to use materials to fix the fabric of our future […]

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May 11, 2019 10:00 am May 11, 2019 10:00 am Europe/London Fabric of our Future: Craftivism workshop with Sarah Corbett Writers' Centre Norwich –

Want to challenge the injustice of the world, but not sure where to begin? Discover the art of gentle protest and become a craftivist in this empowering workshop for young people. Award-winning campaigner and founder of the Craftivist Collective, Sarah Corbett, will show you how to use materials to fix the fabric of our future […]

Fishergate Room, Anteros Arts Foundation Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 11 May

10 - 11.30am

Fishergate Room, Anteros Arts Foundation

£8

Yann W. Tanoé
Event
Saturday 11 May

Where Do You Stand?

with John Dennehy, Mariam Khan, Nazli Tabatabai-Khatambakhsh & Yann W. Tanoé 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 event designed to make you stand up and listen, share your beliefs and positively engage with change. […]

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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 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 event designed to make you stand up and listen, share your beliefs and positively engage with change. […]

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

10.30 - 11.30am

£3 - £8

Event
Saturday 11 May

Handover Festival of Writing and Social Activism

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 promoted by young people, featuring dynamic events which explore our social-political climate and the power words have […]

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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 –

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 promoted by young people, featuring dynamic events which explore our social-political climate and the power words have […]

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

10am - 8pm

£3 - £8 / £10 under 25 day pass

John Dennehy
Event
Saturday 11 May

Crossing the Line: Words and Walls with John Dennehy

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 way to break the wall? John’s debut book, Illegal: A True Story of Love, Revolution and Crossing […]

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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 –

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 way to break the wall? John’s debut book, Illegal: A True Story of Love, Revolution and Crossing […]

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

1 - 2pm

£3 - £8

Holly Bourne
Event
Saturday 11 May

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

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 is the bestselling author of Am I Normal Yet? and How Do You Like Me Now?, described […]

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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 –

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 is the bestselling author of Am I Normal Yet? and How Do You Like Me Now?, described […]

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

3 - 4pm

£3 - £8

Jenny Lindsay
Event
Saturday 11 May

This Script – Jenny Lindsay

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 sexual politics, gender, feminism and the culture wars. As an acclaimed performer, Jenny has appeared across the […]

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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 –

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 sexual politics, gender, feminism and the culture wars. As an acclaimed performer, Jenny has appeared across the […]

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

7 - 8.30pm

£3 - £8

Wedding at Dragon Hall
Event
Sunday 12 May

Dragon Hall Wedding Open House

Discover what makes the historic Dragon Hall in Norwich the ideal choice for your picture perfect wedding day! Join us any time between 11am – 4pm for a tour of the 15th-century oak-beamed Great Hall, contemporary glass Foyle Gallery and beautiful bordered garden. Get a glimpse of how your day could look and feel, with […]

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May 12, 2019 11:00 am May 12, 2019 11:00 am Europe/London Dragon Hall Wedding Open House Writers' Centre Norwich –

Discover what makes the historic Dragon Hall in Norwich the ideal choice for your picture perfect wedding day! Join us any time between 11am – 4pm for a tour of the 15th-century oak-beamed Great Hall, contemporary glass Foyle Gallery and beautiful bordered garden. Get a glimpse of how your day could look and feel, with […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 12 May
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

11am - 4pm

Free - register your place

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Online Course
Monday 13 May

Start Writing Poetry with Helen Ivory

Begins Tuesday 13 May for 12 weeks Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. Where do poems begin? How can we make language sing? Whether you’re new to writing poems or have dabbled in the past, join Helen Ivory on a journey into the transformative world […]

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May 13, 2019 9:00 am May 13, 2019 9:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Poetry with Helen Ivory Writers' Centre Norwich –

Begins Tuesday 13 May for 12 weeks Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. Where do poems begin? How can we make language sing? Whether you’re new to writing poems or have dabbled in the past, join Helen Ivory on a journey into the transformative world […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 13 May

12 weeks

Online

£450

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

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Course
Wednesday 22 May

How to Write a Script – Workshop for 14-19 Year-Olds

Calling young writers! Want to try your hand at writing a script for the stage or screen? This two-hour workshop led by award-winning novelist, poet and playwright Nick Drake is the perfect opportunity to practise your writing skills and discover what it takes to stand out from the crowd. You will get the chance to […]

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May 22, 2019 4:00 pm May 22, 2019 4:00 pm Europe/London How to Write a Script – Workshop for 14-19 Year-Olds Writers' Centre Norwich –

Calling young writers! Want to try your hand at writing a script for the stage or screen? This two-hour workshop led by award-winning novelist, poet and playwright Nick Drake is the perfect opportunity to practise your writing skills and discover what it takes to stand out from the crowd. You will get the chance to […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 22 May

4 - 6pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

Free - please book in advance

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

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

Dragon Hall
Event
Friday 24 May

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

Fully booked! To join the waiting list for this event please email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk 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 […]

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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! To join the waiting list for this event please email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk 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 […]

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

11am - 12noon

Free - suggested donation £5

Kerry Hudson
Event
Friday 24 May

Kerry Hudson – Lowborn

Kerry Hudson is proudly working class but she was never proudly poor. The poverty she grew up in was all-encompassing, grinding and often dehumanising. Always on the move with her single mother, Kerry attended nine primary schools and five secondaries, living in B&Bs and council flats. Twenty years later, Kerry’s life is unrecognisable. She’s a prizewinning […]

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May 24, 2019 12:30 pm May 24, 2019 12:30 pm Europe/London Kerry Hudson – Lowborn Writers' Centre Norwich –

Kerry Hudson is proudly working class but she was never proudly poor. The poverty she grew up in was all-encompassing, grinding and often dehumanising. Always on the move with her single mother, Kerry attended nine primary schools and five secondaries, living in B&Bs and council flats. Twenty years later, Kerry’s life is unrecognisable. She’s a prizewinning […]

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

12.30 - 1.30pm

£8

Sarah Hall and Lila Azam Zanganeh
Event
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

'Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me' by Kate Clanchy
Event
Friday 24 May

Some Kids I Taught And What They Taught Me

with Kate Clanchy Kate Clanchy, a prize-winning poet, wants to change the world and thinks school is an excellent place to do it. In this interactive event based on her candid, funny and moving new book, she invites you to meet some of the kids she has taught in her 30-year career, and to celebrate […]

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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 Kate Clanchy, a prize-winning poet, wants to change the world and thinks school is an excellent place to do it. In this interactive event based on her candid, funny and moving new book, she invites you to meet some of the kids she has taught in her 30-year career, and to celebrate […]

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

4 - 5pm

£8

Adelaide Ivánova and Rachel Long
Event
Friday 24 May

Dragon Hall After Dark

with Adelaide Ivánova and Rachel Long 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, The Hammer, explores the slippery, politically […]

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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 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, The Hammer, explores the slippery, politically […]

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

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 by their times, and how they […]

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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 –

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 by their times, and how they […]

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

10 - 11am

£8

Jan Carson
Workshop
Saturday 25 May

Workshop: Postcard Stories with Jan Carson

Jan Carson is an award-winning writer and master of flash fiction. Using examples from her 2017 collection Postcard Stories, she will teach you the art of writing and editing a truly memorable ‘short short’ story: how to condense your thoughts, make use of your time, and experiment with form and language. Jan Carson Jan Carson […]

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May 25, 2019 10:00 am May 25, 2019 10:00 am Europe/London Workshop: Postcard Stories with Jan Carson Writers' Centre Norwich –

Jan Carson is an award-winning writer and master of flash fiction. Using examples from her 2017 collection Postcard Stories, she will teach you the art of writing and editing a truly memorable ‘short short’ story: how to condense your thoughts, make use of your time, and experiment with form and language. Jan Carson Jan Carson […]

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

10am - 12noon

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£35 / £31.50

Event
Saturday 25 May

Portrait of an Anxious Nation

with Tom Bolton & James Meek 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 legends and forgotten stories which may […]

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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 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 legends and forgotten stories which may […]

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

11.30am - 12.30pm

£8

Priyamvada Gopal
Event
Saturday 25 May

The Empire Speaks Back – with Priyamvada Gopal

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 stage by Chitra Ramaswamy, a freelance journalist and […]

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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 –

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 stage by Chitra Ramaswamy, a freelance journalist and […]

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

1 - 2pm

£8

Dragon Hall
Event
Saturday 25 May

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

Fully booked! To join the waiting list for this event please email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk 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 […]

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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! To join the waiting list for this event please email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk 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 […]

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

2 - 3pm

Free - suggested donation £5

Sarah Perry
Event
Saturday 25 May

Harriet Martineau Lecture: Sarah Perry

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 Harriet Martineau Podcast. ‘Perry’s masterly piece […]

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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 –

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 Harriet Martineau Podcast. ‘Perry’s masterly piece […]

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

2.30 - 3.30pm

£12 / £10.20 conc

Book and flowers
Event
Saturday 25 May

Page Against the Machine

with The Book Hive Fully booked! To join the waiting list for this event please email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk When was the last time you sat in the sun and enjoyed a good book? Join us for the first outdoor Page Against the Machine in partnership with The Book Hive and Stranger’s Hall Museum. BYOB (Bring your own […]

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May 25, 2019 4:00 pm May 25, 2019 4:00 pm Europe/London Page Against the Machine Writers' Centre Norwich –

with The Book Hive Fully booked! To join the waiting list for this event please email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk When was the last time you sat in the sun and enjoyed a good book? Join us for the first outdoor Page Against the Machine in partnership with The Book Hive and Stranger’s Hall Museum. BYOB (Bring your own […]

The Knot Garden, Strangers’ Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 25 May
The Knot Garden, Strangers’ Hall

4 - 5.30pm

Free - please book in advance

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

'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

Dragon Hall
Event
Sunday 26 May

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

Fully booked! To join the waiting list for this event please email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk 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 […]

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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! To join the waiting list for this event please email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk 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 […]

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

11am - 12noon

Free - suggested donation £5

'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

'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

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

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Course
Tuesday 28 May

Time to Write: Creative Writing Workshop for 11 – 13-Year-Olds

This two-hour workshop offers young people aged 11 – 13 years the time to explore their writing skills through fun, engaging prompts and activities – whether it’s poetry, prose or any other kind of writing they wish to develop! They will then have some uninterrupted time to get words onto the page with the support of […]

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May 28, 2019 10:00 am May 28, 2019 10:00 am Europe/London Time to Write: Creative Writing Workshop for 11 – 13-Year-Olds Writers' Centre Norwich –

This two-hour workshop offers young people aged 11 – 13 years the time to explore their writing skills through fun, engaging prompts and activities – whether it’s poetry, prose or any other kind of writing they wish to develop! They will then have some uninterrupted time to get words onto the page with the support of […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 28 May

10 - 11.30am

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

Free – please book in advance

Young persons' workshop
Course
Thursday 30 May

Time to Write: Creative Writing Workshop for 14 – 17-Year-Olds

This two-hour workshop offers young people aged 14 – 17 years the time to explore their writing skills through fun, engaging prompts and activities – whether it’s poetry, prose or any other kind of writing they wish to develop! They will then have some uninterrupted time to get words onto the page with the support […]

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May 30, 2019 12:00 pm May 30, 2019 12:00 pm Europe/London Time to Write: Creative Writing Workshop for 14 – 17-Year-Olds Writers' Centre Norwich –

This two-hour workshop offers young people aged 14 – 17 years the time to explore their writing skills through fun, engaging prompts and activities – whether it’s poetry, prose or any other kind of writing they wish to develop! They will then have some uninterrupted time to get words onto the page with the support […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 30 May

12 - 1.30pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

Free – please book in advance

South Wing of the National Centre for Writing at Dragon Hall
Event
Monday 3 June

Guided Tour of Dragon Hall

Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, and take a 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 as […]

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June 3, 2019 2:00 pm June 3, 2019 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 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 as […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 3 June
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

Starts 2pm - approx. 1.5 hrs

Free

Event
Tuesday 4 June

Stories from Europe

Javier Cercas, Christina Hesselholdt, Pajtim Statovci & Lina Wolff In response to the changes faced by Europe, literature can offer new and challenging views on our identity, history and diversity. We are delighted to welcome four of the most exciting writers from across the channel to Dragon Hall to share their stories and experiences as part […]

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June 4, 2019 7:30 pm June 4, 2019 7:30 pm Europe/London Stories from Europe Writers' Centre Norwich –

Javier Cercas, Christina Hesselholdt, Pajtim Statovci & Lina Wolff In response to the changes faced by Europe, literature can offer new and challenging views on our identity, history and diversity. We are delighted to welcome four of the most exciting writers from across the channel to Dragon Hall to share their stories and experiences as part […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 4 June
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

7.30pm

£5 - includes glass of wine

Dragon Hall Salon
Event
Tuesday 11 June

Dragon Hall Salon

Join Norwich’s writing community for a free evening of conversation, ideas and support each month. Open to anyone who makes, reads and works with words, the Dragon Hall Salon is an opportunity to grab a drink from the bar, meet people, cook up plans and compare notes, to talk books, and to hear what’s happening […]

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June 11, 2019 6:30 pm June 11, 2019 6:30 pm Europe/London Dragon Hall Salon Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join Norwich’s writing community for a free evening of conversation, ideas and support each month. Open to anyone who makes, reads and works with words, the Dragon Hall Salon is an opportunity to grab a drink from the bar, meet people, cook up plans and compare notes, to talk books, and to hear what’s happening […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 11 June
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

6.30 - 8.30pm

Free - let us know you're coming!

Workshop
Tuesday 18 June

Creative Future Six-Week Creative Writing Workshop

Organised in partnership with the National Centre for Writing, Creative Future is running a free, six-week morning workshop series designed for aspiring writers who feel that their voices are underrepresented. Each session will be tutored by Pat Winslow, a former actor and experienced writer. Each workshop runs from 10.30am – 12.30pm and takes place at […]

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June 18, 2019 10:30 am June 18, 2019 10:30 am Europe/London Creative Future Six-Week Creative Writing Workshop Writers' Centre Norwich –

Organised in partnership with the National Centre for Writing, Creative Future is running a free, six-week morning workshop series designed for aspiring writers who feel that their voices are underrepresented. Each session will be tutored by Pat Winslow, a former actor and experienced writer. Each workshop runs from 10.30am – 12.30pm and takes place at […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 18 June

10.30am - 12.30pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

Free

South Wing of the National Centre for Writing at Dragon Hall
Event
Saturday 29 June

Felixstowe Book Festival: Meet the National Centre for Writing

The National Centre for Writing opened its doors in the heart of Norwich UNESCO City of Literature in June 2018. Today, Programme Director Peggy Hughes will share the backstory of NCW, how they work with writers and readers, and how you can get involved. There’ll also be an opportunity for you to share your ideas about what a home […]

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June 29, 2019 4:15 pm June 29, 2019 4:15 pm Europe/London Felixstowe Book Festival: Meet the National Centre for Writing Writers' Centre Norwich –

The National Centre for Writing opened its doors in the heart of Norwich UNESCO City of Literature in June 2018. Today, Programme Director Peggy Hughes will share the backstory of NCW, how they work with writers and readers, and how you can get involved. There’ll also be an opportunity for you to share your ideas about what a home […]

The Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 29 June
The Orwell Hotel, Felixstowe

4.15 - 5.15pm

£5 - £9

Education Marketplace
Event
Thursday 11 July

Education Marketplace

Do you work in a school in Norfolk? If so, the National Centre for Writing is keen to meet you! We’re inviting Norfolk teachers, librarians and school staff to Dragon Hall and our new Education Space for conversation, cake and to hear about your school and the inspiring work you do in your classrooms. There […]

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July 11, 2019 4:00 pm July 11, 2019 4:00 pm Europe/London Education Marketplace Writers' Centre Norwich –

Do you work in a school in Norfolk? If so, the National Centre for Writing is keen to meet you! We’re inviting Norfolk teachers, librarians and school staff to Dragon Hall and our new Education Space for conversation, cake and to hear about your school and the inspiring work you do in your classrooms. There […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 11 July
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

4 - 6pm

Free - let us know you're coming!

Arunava Sinh leading a session at the BCLT International Literary Translation and Creative Writing Summer School (c) Anita Staff
Workshop
Sunday 21 July

International Literary Translation & Creative Writing Summer School

Delivered by the British Centre for Literary Translation in partnership with the National Centre for Writing. 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 […]

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July 21, 2019 9:00 am July 21, 2019 9:00 am Europe/London International Literary Translation & Creative Writing Summer School Writers' Centre Norwich –

Delivered by the British Centre for Literary Translation in partnership with the National Centre for Writing. 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 […]

University of East Anglia, Norwich Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 21 July

Runs until 27 July

University of East Anglia, Norwich

£700 / £400

Elvira Dones
Event
Wednesday 24 July

Sworn Virgin: Elvira Dones in conversation

Albanian-Swiss author Elvira Dones will discuss the journey of her novel Sworn Virgin into English with her translator Clarissa Botford and publisher Stefan Tobler. The panel, chaired by Rosie Goldsmith, will also explore issues of multilingualism and multiculturalism in the literary sphere. Sworn Virgin is about Hana, a woman seeking independence in Albania by following […]

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July 24, 2019 2:00 pm July 24, 2019 2:00 pm Europe/London Sworn Virgin: Elvira Dones in conversation Writers' Centre Norwich –

Albanian-Swiss author Elvira Dones will discuss the journey of her novel Sworn Virgin into English with her translator Clarissa Botford and publisher Stefan Tobler. The panel, chaired by Rosie Goldsmith, will also explore issues of multilingualism and multiculturalism in the literary sphere. Sworn Virgin is about Hana, a woman seeking independence in Albania by following […]

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

2pm

Free - booking required

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Course
Thursday 1 August

Time to Write: Creative Writing Workshop for 11 – 13-Year-Olds

This two-hour workshop offers young people aged 11 – 13 years the time to explore their writing skills through fun, engaging prompts and activities – whether it’s poetry, prose or any other kind of writing they wish to develop! They will then have some uninterrupted time to get words onto the page with the support of […]

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August 1, 2019 10:00 am August 1, 2019 10:00 am Europe/London Time to Write: Creative Writing Workshop for 11 – 13-Year-Olds Writers' Centre Norwich –

This two-hour workshop offers young people aged 11 – 13 years the time to explore their writing skills through fun, engaging prompts and activities – whether it’s poetry, prose or any other kind of writing they wish to develop! They will then have some uninterrupted time to get words onto the page with the support of […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 1 August

10 - 11.30am

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

Free – please book in advance

Young persons' workshop
Course
Thursday 1 August

Time to Write: Creative Writing Workshop for 14 – 17-Year-Olds

This two-hour workshop offers young people aged 14 – 17 years the time to explore their writing skills through fun, engaging prompts and activities – whether it’s poetry, prose or any other kind of writing they wish to develop! They will then have some uninterrupted time to get words onto the page with the support […]

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August 1, 2019 11:00 am August 1, 2019 11:00 am Europe/London Time to Write: Creative Writing Workshop for 14 – 17-Year-Olds Writers' Centre Norwich –

This two-hour workshop offers young people aged 14 – 17 years the time to explore their writing skills through fun, engaging prompts and activities – whether it’s poetry, prose or any other kind of writing they wish to develop! They will then have some uninterrupted time to get words onto the page with the support […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 1 August

12 - 1.30pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

Free - please book in advance

Young persons' workshop
Course
Friday 2 August

Time to Write: Creative Writing Workshop for 14 – 17-Year-Olds

This two-hour workshop offers young people aged 14 – 17 years the time to explore their writing skills through fun, engaging prompts and activities – whether it’s poetry, prose or any other kind of writing they wish to develop! They will then have some uninterrupted time to get words onto the page with the support […]

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August 2, 2019 12:00 pm August 2, 2019 12:00 pm Europe/London Time to Write: Creative Writing Workshop for 14 – 17-Year-Olds Writers' Centre Norwich –

This two-hour workshop offers young people aged 14 – 17 years the time to explore their writing skills through fun, engaging prompts and activities – whether it’s poetry, prose or any other kind of writing they wish to develop! They will then have some uninterrupted time to get words onto the page with the support […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 2 August

12 - 1.30pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

Free - please book in advance

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Course
Thursday 15 August

Time to Write: Creative Writing Workshop for 11 – 13-Year-Olds

This two-hour workshop offers young people aged 11 – 13 years the time to explore their writing skills through fun, engaging prompts and activities – whether it’s poetry, prose or any other kind of writing they wish to develop! They will then have some uninterrupted time to get words onto the page with the support of […]

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August 15, 2019 10:00 am August 15, 2019 10:00 am Europe/London Time to Write: Creative Writing Workshop for 11 – 13-Year-Olds Writers' Centre Norwich –

This two-hour workshop offers young people aged 11 – 13 years the time to explore their writing skills through fun, engaging prompts and activities – whether it’s poetry, prose or any other kind of writing they wish to develop! They will then have some uninterrupted time to get words onto the page with the support of […]

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

10 - 11.30am

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

Free - please book in advance

Young persons' workshop
Course
Friday 16 August

Time to Write: Creative Writing Workshop for 14 – 17-Year-Olds

This two-hour workshop offers young people aged 14 – 17 years the time to explore their writing skills through fun, engaging prompts and activities – whether it’s poetry, prose or any other kind of writing they wish to develop! They will then have some uninterrupted time to get words onto the page with the support […]

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August 16, 2019 12:00 pm August 16, 2019 12:00 pm Europe/London Time to Write: Creative Writing Workshop for 14 – 17-Year-Olds Writers' Centre Norwich –

This two-hour workshop offers young people aged 14 – 17 years the time to explore their writing skills through fun, engaging prompts and activities – whether it’s poetry, prose or any other kind of writing they wish to develop! They will then have some uninterrupted time to get words onto the page with the support […]

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

12 - 1.30pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

Free - please book in advance