The Saturday Club: Writing and Talking is a unique and exciting opportunity for young people to develop and learn new skills, and enhance their personal/professional development in creative writing.
The workshops are for young people between the ages of 13 – 16 years old, and take place at the University of East Anglia as part of the nationally-recognised network of Saturday Clubs. Activities include:
- Workshops on marketing/communications; writing for video games; slam poetry and debating
- Masterclasses from leading experts in their field
- Publishing work in an anthology and performing at a special showcase event on 22 March 2017
- A special trip to London for a summer exhibition of student work at Somerset House
The theme for the Saturday Club: Writing and Talking 2018 is Redrawn/Outspoken. Sessions are led by current UEA MFA (creative writing) students with support and consultation from the National Centre for Writing, UEA academic staff and professional writers.
Am I eligible?
Places on the Saturday Club: Writing and Talking scheme are free.
To be eligible, you must be between the age of 13 – 16 years and be available 10am – 1pm each Saturday between 6 January and 17 March 2017.
Limited capacity – only 15 places available.
How do I apply?
For further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01603 877177.
Saturday Club: The People’s City of Literature (2017)
WCN and the University of East Anglia, supported by the Saturday Club Trust
This pilot creative writing club is tutored by UEA MFA students Leighton Seer, James Barnes, Annetta Berry and Mike Allen, designed by WCN in conjunction with the national Saturday Club model, and hosted at UEA. 15 KS4 students from Norwich and the surrounding area will be challenged to create their own People’s City of Literature. Over eight weeks they will pen their own declaration of independence, elect of poet laureate and organise their city’s first literary festival. The course culminates in a performance showcase of the student’s work.