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Statue of Dame Julian
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Saturday 8 September

Heritage Open Day: Launch of Norwich Talking Statues

Heritage Open Days weekend sees the launch of Talking Statues in Norwich. This international scheme to revitalise civic history gives voice to statues around the city via a mobile phone app. Pick up a map and start your walk from Dragon Hall. Visit the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, […]

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September 8, 2018 12:00 am September 8, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London Heritage Open Day: Launch of Norwich Talking Statues Writers' Centre Norwich –

Heritage Open Days weekend sees the launch of Talking Statues in Norwich. This international scheme to revitalise civic history gives voice to statues around the city via a mobile phone app. Pick up a map and start your walk from Dragon Hall. Visit the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, […]

Across the city Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 8 September
Across the city

All day

Free

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

Dragon Hall
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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

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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

Ian Nettleton
Course
Monday 10 September

Beginners’ Fiction with Ian Nettleton (ten-week course)

Take those exciting first steps into fiction writing with this friendly, supportive ten-week course led by expert tutor and published writer, Ian Nettleton. Ian has been leading sold-out ‘beginners fiction’ courses at NCW for a number of years. Through a combination of group discussion and one-to-one feedback, he will equip you with the necessary tools […]

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September 10, 2018 7:00 pm September 10, 2018 7:00 pm Europe/London Beginners’ Fiction with Ian Nettleton (ten-week course) Writers' Centre Norwich –

Take those exciting first steps into fiction writing with this friendly, supportive ten-week course led by expert tutor and published writer, Ian Nettleton. Ian has been leading sold-out ‘beginners fiction’ courses at NCW for a number of years. Through a combination of group discussion and one-to-one feedback, he will equip you with the necessary tools […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 10 September

Ten weeks

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£225 / conc £200

Should we feel sympathy for the devil?
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Monday 10 September

Dragon Hall Debate: Should We Feel Sympathy For The Devil?

In the week prior to Noirwich Crime Writing Festival – the region’s largest festival dedicated to the genre – we explore questions of good and evil. What is the nature and origin of evil? Who gets to decide who is good and who is not? And how do we make sense of atrocious acts in […]

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September 10, 2018 7:00 pm September 10, 2018 7:00 pm Europe/London Dragon Hall Debate: Should We Feel Sympathy For The Devil? Writers' Centre Norwich –

In the week prior to Noirwich Crime Writing Festival – the region’s largest festival dedicated to the genre – we explore questions of good and evil. What is the nature and origin of evil? Who gets to decide who is good and who is not? And how do we make sense of atrocious acts in […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 10 September
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

7 - 9pm

Free - booking required

Ian Nettleton
Course
Tuesday 11 September

Intermediate Fiction with Ian Nettleton (ten-week course)

Take your writing to the next level and discover ways to make your novel or short stories stand out with this friendly, supportive ten-week intermediate course led by expert tutor and published writer, Ian Nettleton. Ian has been leading sold-out fiction courses at NCW for a number of years. Through a combination of group discussion […]

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September 11, 2018 7:00 pm September 11, 2018 7:00 pm Europe/London Intermediate Fiction with Ian Nettleton (ten-week course) Writers' Centre Norwich –

Take your writing to the next level and discover ways to make your novel or short stories stand out with this friendly, supportive ten-week intermediate course led by expert tutor and published writer, Ian Nettleton. Ian has been leading sold-out fiction courses at NCW for a number of years. Through a combination of group discussion […]

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

Ten weeks

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£225 / conc £200

Noirwich Crime Writing Festival
Event
Thursday 13 September

Noirwich Crime Writing Festival – Season Pass 2018

Limited availability Join us in Norwich UNESCO City of Literature for a four-day spectacular at three city venues: the National Centre for Writing at Dragon Hall, the University of East Anglia and Jarrold. Purchase a season pass for access to*: Nicci French – Day of the Dead Witnessing the Experts The Noirwich Lecture: Val McDermid […]

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September 13, 2018 6:30 pm September 13, 2018 6:30 pm Europe/London Noirwich Crime Writing Festival – Season Pass 2018 Writers' Centre Norwich –

Limited availability Join us in Norwich UNESCO City of Literature for a four-day spectacular at three city venues: the National Centre for Writing at Dragon Hall, the University of East Anglia and Jarrold. Purchase a season pass for access to*: Nicci French – Day of the Dead Witnessing the Experts The Noirwich Lecture: Val McDermid […]

Norwich Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 13 September
Norwich

13 - 16 September

£87 (save 15%) / conc £77 / full-time student £67

Nicci French
Event
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

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Thursday 13 September

Postmortem

Launch of the UEA Creative Writing MA Crime Fiction Anthology 2018. ‘Make no mistake, these are the stars of the future – and you’re reading them here first.’ – Ian Rankin Come and meet future stars of the genre at the launch of Postmortem, an exciting anthology of work from this year’s UEA Creative Writing Crime […]

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September 13, 2018 8:30 pm September 13, 2018 8:30 pm Europe/London Postmortem Writers' Centre Norwich –

Launch of the UEA Creative Writing MA Crime Fiction Anthology 2018. ‘Make no mistake, these are the stars of the future – and you’re reading them here first.’ – Ian Rankin Come and meet future stars of the genre at the launch of Postmortem, an exciting anthology of work from this year’s UEA Creative Writing Crime […]

The Murderers' Pub, Norwich Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 13 September
The Murderers' Pub, Norwich

8.30 - 9.30pm

Free - booking required

Workshop
Friday 14 September

Pushing the Boundaries of Crime Fiction Workshop with Louise Welsh

Take your writing to exciting new places and get under the skin of what makes a page-turner with Louise Welsh, the award-winning author of The Cutting Room and the Plague Times trilogy. Offering expert insight, advice and tips on how to keep your audience gripped, this is the perfect workshop for any budding writer looking […]

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September 14, 2018 2:00 pm September 14, 2018 2:00 pm Europe/London Pushing the Boundaries of Crime Fiction Workshop with Louise Welsh Writers' Centre Norwich –

Take your writing to exciting new places and get under the skin of what makes a page-turner with Louise Welsh, the award-winning author of The Cutting Room and the Plague Times trilogy. Offering expert insight, advice and tips on how to keep your audience gripped, this is the perfect workshop for any budding writer looking […]

The Enterprise Centre, UEA Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 14 September

Choose between 11am-1pm or 2pm-4pm

The Enterprise Centre, UEA

£35 / £30 conc / £60 package deal

Nicola Upson
Workshop
Friday 14 September

Writing Detectives and Historical Fiction Workshop with Nicola Upson

Transport your reader back to the Golden Age of crime writing and the likes of Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie with this bite-size writing workshop led by award-winning British novelist, Nicola Upson. Nicola is the author of An Expert in Murder, the first in a series of crime novels to feature legendary 1930s mystery […]

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September 14, 2018 2:00 pm September 14, 2018 2:00 pm Europe/London Writing Detectives and Historical Fiction Workshop with Nicola Upson Writers' Centre Norwich –

Transport your reader back to the Golden Age of crime writing and the likes of Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie with this bite-size writing workshop led by award-winning British novelist, Nicola Upson. Nicola is the author of An Expert in Murder, the first in a series of crime novels to feature legendary 1930s mystery […]

The Enterprise Centre, UEA Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 14 September

Choose between 11am-1pm or 2pm-4pm

The Enterprise Centre, UEA

£35 / £30 conc / £60 package deal

Fiona Barton
Event
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

British Archive for Contemporary Writing
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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

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Friday 14 September

The Noirwich Lecture: Val McDermid

Presented by The Times and The Sunday Times Crime Club Val McDermid is an international, bestselling, award-winning crime writer and commentator. Over the years she has explored the themes of violence and gender within the genre. This year she’s also a Man Booker Prize judge. Noirwich warmly invites you to her keynote address; a riveting, […]

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September 14, 2018 6:00 pm September 14, 2018 6:00 pm Europe/London The Noirwich Lecture: Val McDermid Writers' Centre Norwich –

Presented by The Times and The Sunday Times Crime Club Val McDermid is an international, bestselling, award-winning crime writer and commentator. Over the years she has explored the themes of violence and gender within the genre. This year she’s also a Man Booker Prize judge. Noirwich warmly invites you to her keynote address; a riveting, […]

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

6.30 - 7.30pm

£10 / £9 conc / £8 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

Winnie M Li
Event
Saturday 15 September

Writing Wrongs

with Eva Dolan, Mari Hannah and Winnie M Li. Begin your weekend in the company of three acclaimed writers, who turn painful truths into compelling stories. Eva Dolan, Mari Hannah and Winnie M Li show how crime fiction can help us make sense of today’s world; from surviving personal trauma, to tackling injustice, or investigating […]

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September 15, 2018 10:00 am September 15, 2018 10:00 am Europe/London Writing Wrongs Writers' Centre Norwich –

with Eva Dolan, Mari Hannah and Winnie M Li. Begin your weekend in the company of three acclaimed writers, who turn painful truths into compelling stories. Eva Dolan, Mari Hannah and Winnie M Li show how crime fiction can help us make sense of today’s world; from surviving personal trauma, to tackling injustice, or investigating […]

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

10 - 11am

£8 / £7 conc / £6 student

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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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Saturday 15 September

At the Cutting Edge

With Leo Benedictus, Jacob Ross and Louise Welsh. In such a well-established genre, how do you create something exciting and cutting edge? Meet Leo Benedictus, Jacob Ross and Louise Welsh, writers who are breaking rules and pushing the boundaries in stories that range from post-apocalyptic Britain, to the chilling world of a stalker, to the […]

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September 15, 2018 1:30 pm September 15, 2018 1:30 pm Europe/London At the Cutting Edge Writers' Centre Norwich –

With Leo Benedictus, Jacob Ross and Louise Welsh. In such a well-established genre, how do you create something exciting and cutting edge? Meet Leo Benedictus, Jacob Ross and Louise Welsh, writers who are breaking rules and pushing the boundaries in stories that range from post-apocalyptic Britain, to the chilling world of a stalker, to the […]

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

1.30 - 2.30pm

£8 / £7 conc / £6 student

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Saturday 15 September

Paula Hawkins and Ruth Ware

Limited availabilty Appearing at Noirwich for the very first time is Paula Hawkins, author of the global phenomenon The Girl on the Train and the chart-topping Into the Water. She is joined by Ruth Ware, the internationally bestselling author of twisting psychological thrillers In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, The Lying Game, and most recently The […]

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September 15, 2018 3:00 pm September 15, 2018 3:00 pm Europe/London Paula Hawkins and Ruth Ware Writers' Centre Norwich –

Limited availabilty Appearing at Noirwich for the very first time is Paula Hawkins, author of the global phenomenon The Girl on the Train and the chart-topping Into the Water. She is joined by Ruth Ware, the internationally bestselling author of twisting psychological thrillers In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, The Lying Game, and most recently The […]

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

3 - 4pm

£8 / £7 conc / £6 student

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Saturday 15 September

The Witching Hour

With Syd Moore, Cathi Unsworth and Roz Watkins. Here in the medieval splendour of Dragon Hall, a short walk from the witches’ ducking stool on Fye Bridge, we have the perfect setting for this spellbinding panel. Join Cathi Unsworth, Syd Moore and Roz Watkins as they delve into the dark art of writing crime laced […]

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September 15, 2018 4:30 pm September 15, 2018 4:30 pm Europe/London The Witching Hour Writers' Centre Norwich –

With Syd Moore, Cathi Unsworth and Roz Watkins. Here in the medieval splendour of Dragon Hall, a short walk from the witches’ ducking stool on Fye Bridge, we have the perfect setting for this spellbinding panel. Join Cathi Unsworth, Syd Moore and Roz Watkins as they delve into the dark art of writing crime laced […]

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

4.30 - 5.30pm

£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
Sunday 16 September

Norfolk Noir

With Harry Brett, Graeme Cameron, Elly Griffiths and Elodie Harper. Noirwich is proud to present a quartet of crime writers inspired by Norfolk, the land of big skies and buried secrets. From stone circles to seaside criminality, with Elly Griffiths and Harry Brett, and from serial killers to online hate, with Graeme Cameron and Elodie […]

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September 16, 2018 10:30 am September 16, 2018 10:30 am Europe/London Norfolk Noir Writers' Centre Norwich –

With Harry Brett, Graeme Cameron, Elly Griffiths and Elodie Harper. Noirwich is proud to present a quartet of crime writers inspired by Norfolk, the land of big skies and buried secrets. From stone circles to seaside criminality, with Elly Griffiths and Harry Brett, and from serial killers to online hate, with Graeme Cameron and Elodie […]

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

10.30 - 11.30am

£8 / £7 conc / £6 student

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Sunday 16 September

Books, Box Sets, Big Screens

With Jane Lythell, Sarah Pinborough and Matt Wesolowski. Crime stories shape what we read, what we watch, who we are. We look forward to hearing from Jane Lythell (author of Behind Her Back and The Lie of You, currently in film production), Sarah Pinborough (Behind Her Eyes)  and Matt Wesolowski (Hydra) about Hollywood deals, the […]

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September 16, 2018 12:00 pm September 16, 2018 12:00 pm Europe/London Books, Box Sets, Big Screens Writers' Centre Norwich –

With Jane Lythell, Sarah Pinborough and Matt Wesolowski. Crime stories shape what we read, what we watch, who we are. We look forward to hearing from Jane Lythell (author of Behind Her Back and The Lie of You, currently in film production), Sarah Pinborough (Behind Her Eyes)  and Matt Wesolowski (Hydra) about Hollywood deals, the […]

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

Noon - 1pm

£8 / £7 conc / £6 student

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

Elizabeth Haynes
Event
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

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Event
Tuesday 18 September

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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September 18, 2018 6:30 pm September 18, 2018 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 18 September
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

6.30 - 8.30pm

Free

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Online Course
Monday 24 September

Introduction to Crime Fiction with Julia Crouch

This course is now sold out! Email learning@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk to join the waiting list Designed by the University of East Anglia and the National Centre for Writing. Commences on Monday 24 September for 12 weeks. This course will help you explore writing crime fiction. You may not yet have started to write, or you may have […]

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September 24, 2018 12:00 am September 24, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London Introduction to Crime Fiction with Julia Crouch Writers' Centre Norwich –

This course is now sold out! Email learning@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk to join the waiting list Designed by the University of East Anglia and the National Centre for Writing. Commences on Monday 24 September for 12 weeks. This course will help you explore writing crime fiction. You may not yet have started to write, or you may have […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 24 September

12 weeks

Online

£450

Online Course
Monday 24 September

Writing Fiction: Next Steps with Anjali Joseph

Designed by the University of East Anglia and the National Centre for Writing. Commences on Monday 24 September for 24 weeks. This course builds on the expertise acquired at introductory level, and introduces more depth and a wider range of reading and approaches to fiction. At this level you will acquire and experiment with more […]

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September 24, 2018 12:00 am September 24, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London Writing Fiction: Next Steps with Anjali Joseph Writers' Centre Norwich –

Designed by the University of East Anglia and the National Centre for Writing. Commences on Monday 24 September for 24 weeks. This course builds on the expertise acquired at introductory level, and introduces more depth and a wider range of reading and approaches to fiction. At this level you will acquire and experiment with more […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 24 September

24 weeks

Online

£900

Online Course
Monday 24 September

Writing Fiction: Next Steps with Monique Roffey

Designed by the University of East Anglia and the National Centre for Writing Commences on Monday 24 September for 24 weeks. This course builds on the expertise acquired at introductory level, and introduces more depth and a wider range of reading and approaches to fiction. At this level you will acquire and experiment with more […]

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September 24, 2018 12:00 am September 24, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London Writing Fiction: Next Steps with Monique Roffey Writers' Centre Norwich –

Designed by the University of East Anglia and the National Centre for Writing Commences on Monday 24 September for 24 weeks. This course builds on the expertise acquired at introductory level, and introduces more depth and a wider range of reading and approaches to fiction. At this level you will acquire and experiment with more […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 24 September

24 weeks

Online

£900

Online Course
Monday 24 September

Writing Poetry: Next Steps with Helen Ivory

Designed by the University of East Anglia and the National Centre for Writing Commences on Monday 24 September for 24 weeks. This is a next level course designed for people keen to push themselves and see how far they can take their poetry. Through experimentation, challenge and feedback you will produce new work and have […]

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September 24, 2018 12:00 am September 24, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London Writing Poetry: Next Steps with Helen Ivory Writers' Centre Norwich –

Designed by the University of East Anglia and the National Centre for Writing Commences on Monday 24 September for 24 weeks. This is a next level course designed for people keen to push themselves and see how far they can take their poetry. Through experimentation, challenge and feedback you will produce new work and have […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 24 September

24 weeks

Online

£900

Eliza Robertson
Online Course
Monday 24 September

Start Writing Fiction with Eliza Robertson

LAST PLACES AVAILABLE Designed by the University of East Anglia and the National Centre for Writing. Commences on Monday 24 September for 12 weeks. 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 […]

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September 24, 2018 12:00 am September 24, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Fiction with Eliza Robertson Writers' Centre Norwich –

LAST PLACES AVAILABLE Designed by the University of East Anglia and the National Centre for Writing. Commences on Monday 24 September for 12 weeks. 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 […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 24 September

12 weeks

Online

£450

Online Course
Monday 24 September

Start Writing Poetry with Helen Ivory

LAST PLACES AVAILABLE Designed by the University of East Anglia and the National Centre for Writing. Commences on Monday 24 September for 12 weeks. 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 […]

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September 24, 2018 12:00 am September 24, 2018 12:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Poetry with Helen Ivory Writers' Centre Norwich –

LAST PLACES AVAILABLE Designed by the University of East Anglia and the National Centre for Writing. Commences on Monday 24 September for 12 weeks. 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 […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 24 September

12 weeks

Online

£450

Ian Nettleton
Online Course
Monday 24 September

Amazing Tales: An Introduction to Writing Science Fiction with Ian Nettleton

Designed by the University of East Anglia and the National Centre for Writing. Commences on Monday 24 September for 12 weeks. This course is for people interested in writing short science fiction tales, whether they are newcomers to the genre or have some experience. The course will help you to explore everything from where great […]

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September 24, 2018 11:59 pm September 24, 2018 11:59 pm Europe/London Amazing Tales: An Introduction to Writing Science Fiction with Ian Nettleton Writers' Centre Norwich –

Designed by the University of East Anglia and the National Centre for Writing. Commences on Monday 24 September for 12 weeks. This course is for people interested in writing short science fiction tales, whether they are newcomers to the genre or have some experience. The course will help you to explore everything from where great […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 24 September

12 weeks

Online

£450 (book by 6 August for early bird rate of £405)

Keiron Pim
Online Course
Monday 24 September

Start Writing Creative Non-Fiction with Keiron Pim

LAST PLACES AVAILABLE Designed by the University of East Anglia and the National Centre for Writing. Commences on Monday 24 September for 12 weeks. 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 […]

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September 24, 2018 11:59 pm September 24, 2018 11:59 pm Europe/London Start Writing Creative Non-Fiction with Keiron Pim Writers' Centre Norwich –

LAST PLACES AVAILABLE Designed by the University of East Anglia and the National Centre for Writing. Commences on Monday 24 September for 12 weeks. 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 […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 24 September

12 weeks

Online

£450 (book by 6 August for early bird rate of £405)

Erosion at Happisburgh
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Monday 22 October

Dragon Hall Debate: Should We Let Nature Take Its Course?

With sea levels on the rise and tidal erosion escalating, the fragility of being an island nation has never been more apparent, particularly to Norfolk’s vulnerable coasts and the people who call them home. Happisburgh coastal campaigner Malcolm Kerby and Patrick Barkham – author of Coastlines: The Story of our Shore – join our Dragon […]

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October 22, 2018 7:00 pm October 22, 2018 7:00 pm Europe/London Dragon Hall Debate: Should We Let Nature Take Its Course? Writers' Centre Norwich –

With sea levels on the rise and tidal erosion escalating, the fragility of being an island nation has never been more apparent, particularly to Norfolk’s vulnerable coasts and the people who call them home. Happisburgh coastal campaigner Malcolm Kerby and Patrick Barkham – author of Coastlines: The Story of our Shore – join our Dragon […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 22 October
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

7 - 9pm

Free - booking required

Event
Monday 26 November

Dragon Hall Debate: Are We Living In A New Age of Anxiety?

With an epidemic amongst young people in depression and anxiety, and policy-makers now looking at ways of addressing public wellbeing, we ask – are we living in a new age of anxiety? Political economist Will Davies of Goldsmiths, University of London will discuss what he calls ‘the happiness industry’; Tonia Mihill of MAP will explore […]

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November 26, 2018 7:00 pm November 26, 2018 7:00 pm Europe/London Dragon Hall Debate: Are We Living In A New Age of Anxiety? Writers' Centre Norwich –

With an epidemic amongst young people in depression and anxiety, and policy-makers now looking at ways of addressing public wellbeing, we ask – are we living in a new age of anxiety? Political economist Will Davies of Goldsmiths, University of London will discuss what he calls ‘the happiness industry’; Tonia Mihill of MAP will explore […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 26 November
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

7 - 9pm

Free - booking required