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Wednesday 25 May

Virtual Book Club Discussion: The Manningtree Witches

Join us and share your passion for reading! The Manningtree Witches by AK Blakemore has been revealed as our new book. Every two months we meet in person and virtually over tea and biscuits to discuss some of the best works in contemporary literature. We’ll explore short stories, novels, non-fiction, poetry, and works in translation, […]

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May 25, 2022 6:00 pm May 25, 2022 6:00 pm Europe/London Virtual Book Club Discussion: The Manningtree Witches Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join us and share your passion for reading! The Manningtree Witches by AK Blakemore has been revealed as our new book. Every two months we meet in person and virtually over tea and biscuits to discuss some of the best works in contemporary literature. We’ll explore short stories, novels, non-fiction, poetry, and works in translation, […]

Online (Zoom) Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 25 May
Online (Zoom)

6-7.30pm BST

Free - please register in advance

Event
Wednesday 25 May

Deception Island

Deception Island runs Wednesday 25 – Saturday 28 May, on the hour every hour between 12noon – 9pm Step inside an exact replica of an Antarctic hut and be transported to Deception Island, a tiny caldera in the Antarctic Ocean, battered by the fiercest seas in the world and shaken by volcanic activity. Here the […]

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May 25, 2022 9:00 pm May 25, 2022 9:00 pm Europe/London Deception Island Writers' Centre Norwich –

Deception Island runs Wednesday 25 – Saturday 28 May, on the hour every hour between 12noon – 9pm Step inside an exact replica of an Antarctic hut and be transported to Deception Island, a tiny caldera in the Antarctic Ocean, battered by the fiercest seas in the world and shaken by volcanic activity. Here the […]

Chapelfield Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 25 May
Chapelfield Gardens

On the hour every hour between 12noon - 9pm

£5

Workshop
Friday 27 May

Finding the Words: Poetry Workshop with Ko Ko Thett

Poetry can be a powerful way to write about memories, real life, and the issues you feel passionately about. In this two-hour poetry workshop, seasoned poet, poetry editor and translator Ko Ko Thett will help you find the words to explore difficult or traumatic experiences and express your truth in poetry. Together you will explore: […]

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May 27, 2022 10:00 am May 27, 2022 10:00 am Europe/London Finding the Words: Poetry Workshop with Ko Ko Thett Writers' Centre Norwich –

Poetry can be a powerful way to write about memories, real life, and the issues you feel passionately about. In this two-hour poetry workshop, seasoned poet, poetry editor and translator Ko Ko Thett will help you find the words to explore difficult or traumatic experiences and express your truth in poetry. Together you will explore: […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 27 May

10am - 12noon

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£35 / £25 conc

Workshop
Friday 27 May

Adventures in Fiction: Workshop with Yan Ge

Join award-winning novelist and short story writer Yan Ge for a friendly fiction workshop suitable for writers of all levels. Have you heard of the story of the hero who killed nine Suns or his wife who fled to the moon? Are you familiar with the tale of the philosopher who dreamt of butterflies or […]

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May 27, 2022 10:00 am May 27, 2022 10:00 am Europe/London Adventures in Fiction: Workshop with Yan Ge Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join award-winning novelist and short story writer Yan Ge for a friendly fiction workshop suitable for writers of all levels. Have you heard of the story of the hero who killed nine Suns or his wife who fled to the moon? Are you familiar with the tale of the philosopher who dreamt of butterflies or […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 27 May

10am - 12noon

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£35 / £25 conc

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Friday 27 May

Wandering Words – a guided walking tour

Discover Norwich of the past, present and future through newly commissioned poems from five brilliant writers with ties to the city: Andy Bennett, Hannah Levene, Victoria Adukwei-Bulley, Piers Harrison-Reid and Jessica Streeting. On this guided walk you’ll experience Norwich with fresh eyes and encounter the people and locations that inspired each writers’ work. Featuring pop-up […]

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May 27, 2022 2:00 pm May 27, 2022 2:00 pm Europe/London Wandering Words – a guided walking tour Writers' Centre Norwich –

Discover Norwich of the past, present and future through newly commissioned poems from five brilliant writers with ties to the city: Andy Bennett, Hannah Levene, Victoria Adukwei-Bulley, Piers Harrison-Reid and Jessica Streeting. On this guided walk you’ll experience Norwich with fresh eyes and encounter the people and locations that inspired each writers’ work. Featuring pop-up […]

City centre Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 27 May
City centre

2 - 3.30pm

£5

Workshop
Friday 27 May

Finding the Words: Poetry Workshop with Ko Ko Thett

Poetry can be a powerful way to write about memories, real life, and the issues you feel passionately about. In this two-hour poetry workshop, seasoned poet, poetry editor and translator Ko Ko Thett will help you find the words to explore difficult or traumatic experiences and express your truth in poetry. Together you will explore: […]

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May 27, 2022 2:00 pm May 27, 2022 2:00 pm Europe/London Finding the Words: Poetry Workshop with Ko Ko Thett Writers' Centre Norwich –

Poetry can be a powerful way to write about memories, real life, and the issues you feel passionately about. In this two-hour poetry workshop, seasoned poet, poetry editor and translator Ko Ko Thett will help you find the words to explore difficult or traumatic experiences and express your truth in poetry. Together you will explore: […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 27 May

2 - 4pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£35 / £25 conc

Workshop
Friday 27 May

Adventures in Fiction: Workshop with Yan Ge

Join award-winning novelist and short story writer Yan Ge for a friendly fiction workshop suitable for writers of all levels. Have you heard of the story of the hero who killed nine Suns or his wife who fled to the moon? Are you familiar with the tale of the philosopher who dreamt of butterflies or […]

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May 27, 2022 2:00 pm May 27, 2022 2:00 pm Europe/London Adventures in Fiction: Workshop with Yan Ge Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join award-winning novelist and short story writer Yan Ge for a friendly fiction workshop suitable for writers of all levels. Have you heard of the story of the hero who killed nine Suns or his wife who fled to the moon? Are you familiar with the tale of the philosopher who dreamt of butterflies or […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 27 May

2 - 4pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£35 / £25 conc

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Friday 27 May

NCW Book Club: The Manningtree Witches — fully booked!

Join us for a discussion of A.K. Blakemore’s ‘riveting, unsettling’ debut novel The Manningtree Witches; winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize 2021, Waterstones Fiction Book of the Month (November 2021) and shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2021. At this informal session you’ll meet like-minded readers and discuss the themes, characters and structure of […]

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May 27, 2022 6:00 pm May 27, 2022 6:00 pm Europe/London NCW Book Club: The Manningtree Witches — fully booked! Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join us for a discussion of A.K. Blakemore’s ‘riveting, unsettling’ debut novel The Manningtree Witches; winner of the Desmond Elliott Prize 2021, Waterstones Fiction Book of the Month (November 2021) and shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2021. At this informal session you’ll meet like-minded readers and discuss the themes, characters and structure of […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 27 May
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

6 - 7.30pm

Free - please register in advance

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Saturday 28 May

All the Lovers in the Night — Mieko Kawakami

Internationally bestselling author Mieko Kawakami returns to Norwich to discuss her pulsing, poetic and shocking third novel, All the Lovers in the Night (translated by Sam Bett and David Boyd). Mieko is one of an exciting new generation of Japanese authors and her novels Breasts and Eggs and Heaven were both cult hits. About Mieko […]

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May 28, 2022 10:00 am May 28, 2022 10:00 am Europe/London All the Lovers in the Night — Mieko Kawakami Writers' Centre Norwich –

Internationally bestselling author Mieko Kawakami returns to Norwich to discuss her pulsing, poetic and shocking third novel, All the Lovers in the Night (translated by Sam Bett and David Boyd). Mieko is one of an exciting new generation of Japanese authors and her novels Breasts and Eggs and Heaven were both cult hits. About Mieko […]

Adnams Spiegeltent, Festival Gardens, Chapelfield Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 28 May
Adnams Spiegeltent, Festival Gardens, Chapelfield

10 - 11am

£10 (under 18/young NNF £7.50)

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Saturday 28 May

Everybody Hertz — Richard Mainwaring

From communicating where the next meal is, to drumming out a courtship dance, the impact of frequencies on humans and animals is staggering. Join musician, composer, TV presenter and educator Richard Mainwaring for an exploration of how vibrations good and bad govern everything around us. ‘Once you start reading this utterly fascinating book it is […]

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May 28, 2022 11:30 am May 28, 2022 11:30 am Europe/London Everybody Hertz — Richard Mainwaring Writers' Centre Norwich –

From communicating where the next meal is, to drumming out a courtship dance, the impact of frequencies on humans and animals is staggering. Join musician, composer, TV presenter and educator Richard Mainwaring for an exploration of how vibrations good and bad govern everything around us. ‘Once you start reading this utterly fascinating book it is […]

Adnams Spiegeltent, Festival Gardens, Chapelfield Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 28 May
Adnams Spiegeltent, Festival Gardens, Chapelfield

11.30am - 12.30pm

£10 (under 18/young NNF £7.50)

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Saturday 28 May

Page Against the Machine

Pick a book, bring a cool drink and turn off your phone for a well-deserved detox read in the beautiful surroundings of the Plantation Garden – or join in from home; from the dining room window, tucked up in bed, or in a deck chair in the garden! Make sure to take a picture of […]

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May 28, 2022 12:00 pm May 28, 2022 12:00 pm Europe/London Page Against the Machine Writers' Centre Norwich –

Pick a book, bring a cool drink and turn off your phone for a well-deserved detox read in the beautiful surroundings of the Plantation Garden – or join in from home; from the dining room window, tucked up in bed, or in a deck chair in the garden! Make sure to take a picture of […]

The Plantation Gardens Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 28 May
The Plantation Gardens

12noon - 1.30pm

Free (£2 donation to the Garden on arrival)

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Saturday 28 May

Harriet Martineau Lecture: Kit de Waal

The Harriet Martineau Lecture celebrates the legacy of a remarkable, world-changing woman by inviting globally-renowned radical speakers to respond to her life and work. This year’s lecture will be delivered by bestselling novelist, memoirist and literary activist Kit de Waal. The first Harriet Martineau Lecture was delivered by Ali Smith in May 2013 and featured […]

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May 28, 2022 1:30 pm May 28, 2022 1:30 pm Europe/London Harriet Martineau Lecture: Kit de Waal Writers' Centre Norwich –

The Harriet Martineau Lecture celebrates the legacy of a remarkable, world-changing woman by inviting globally-renowned radical speakers to respond to her life and work. This year’s lecture will be delivered by bestselling novelist, memoirist and literary activist Kit de Waal. The first Harriet Martineau Lecture was delivered by Ali Smith in May 2013 and featured […]

Adnams Spiegeltent, Festival Gardens, Chapelfield Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 28 May
Adnams Spiegeltent, Festival Gardens, Chapelfield

1.30 - 2.30pm

£10 (under 18/young NNF £7.50)

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Saturday 28 May

Wandering Words – a guided walking tour

Discover Norwich of the past, present and future through newly commissioned poems from five brilliant writers with ties to the city: Andy Bennett, Hannah Levene, Victoria Adukwei-Bulley, Piers Harrison-Reid and Jessica Streeting. On this guided walk you’ll experience Norwich with fresh eyes and encounter the people and locations that inspired each writers’ work. Featuring pop-up […]

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May 28, 2022 3:00 pm May 28, 2022 3:00 pm Europe/London Wandering Words – a guided walking tour Writers' Centre Norwich –

Discover Norwich of the past, present and future through newly commissioned poems from five brilliant writers with ties to the city: Andy Bennett, Hannah Levene, Victoria Adukwei-Bulley, Piers Harrison-Reid and Jessica Streeting. On this guided walk you’ll experience Norwich with fresh eyes and encounter the people and locations that inspired each writers’ work. Featuring pop-up […]

City centre Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 28 May
City centre

3 - 4.30pm

£5

Event
Saturday 28 May

Ancestral Ties — Melissa Fu & Ayanna Lloyd Banwo

Ancestry, heritage, grief and new beginnings are explored in two brilliant debut books by Melissa Fu and Ayanna Lloyd Banwo.  Peach Blossom Spring by Melissa Fu is a bold and moving look at the history of modern China, told through the story of one family. It’s about the power of our past, the hope for […]

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May 28, 2022 4:00 pm May 28, 2022 4:00 pm Europe/London Ancestral Ties — Melissa Fu & Ayanna Lloyd Banwo Writers' Centre Norwich –

Ancestry, heritage, grief and new beginnings are explored in two brilliant debut books by Melissa Fu and Ayanna Lloyd Banwo.  Peach Blossom Spring by Melissa Fu is a bold and moving look at the history of modern China, told through the story of one family. It’s about the power of our past, the hope for […]

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

4 - 5pm

£8 (under 18/young NNF £7.50)

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Saturday 28 May

Small But Mighty: 10 years of Galley Beggar Press

We’re celebrating! Join Sam Jordison and Eloise Millar, the co-founders of ‘revolutionary’ (Telegraph) independent publisher Galley Beggar Press, for a conversation marking ten years of publishing daring, innovative works of fiction and non-fiction. They will offer a glimpse behind the curtain at how small presses work with authors to bring books to readers, and how […]

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May 28, 2022 8:00 pm May 28, 2022 8:00 pm Europe/London Small But Mighty: 10 years of Galley Beggar Press Writers' Centre Norwich –

We’re celebrating! Join Sam Jordison and Eloise Millar, the co-founders of ‘revolutionary’ (Telegraph) independent publisher Galley Beggar Press, for a conversation marking ten years of publishing daring, innovative works of fiction and non-fiction. They will offer a glimpse behind the curtain at how small presses work with authors to bring books to readers, and how […]

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

8pm until late

£8 (under 18/young NNF £7.50)

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Sunday 29 May

Wandering Words – a self-guided walking tour

Pick up a walking trail map from the Festival Box Office, any time between 13-29 May. Discover Norwich of the past, present and future through newly commissioned stories from five brilliant writers with ties to the city: Andy Bennett, Hannah Levene, Victoria Adukwei-Bulley, Piers Harrison-Reid and Jessica Streeting. Grab a map from the Box Office […]

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May 29, 2022 9:00 am May 29, 2022 9:00 am Europe/London Wandering Words – a self-guided walking tour Writers' Centre Norwich –

Pick up a walking trail map from the Festival Box Office, any time between 13-29 May. Discover Norwich of the past, present and future through newly commissioned stories from five brilliant writers with ties to the city: Andy Bennett, Hannah Levene, Victoria Adukwei-Bulley, Piers Harrison-Reid and Jessica Streeting. Grab a map from the Box Office […]

City centre Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 29 May
City centre

Until 29 May

Free

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Sunday 29 May

City of Literature Publishing Fair

Drop in and celebrate the vibrant independent publishing culture of the East of England. Meet the publishers, browse and purchase their work, and take part in a series of lightning talks throughout the day. The perfect Sunday event for writers, readers, editors and creators of all kinds. Participating publishers and writing organisations include Propolis, Salo […]

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May 29, 2022 10:00 am May 29, 2022 10:00 am Europe/London City of Literature Publishing Fair Writers' Centre Norwich –

Drop in and celebrate the vibrant independent publishing culture of the East of England. Meet the publishers, browse and purchase their work, and take part in a series of lightning talks throughout the day. The perfect Sunday event for writers, readers, editors and creators of all kinds. Participating publishers and writing organisations include Propolis, Salo […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 29 May
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

10am - 4pm

Free, no booking required

Workshop
Sunday 29 May

Build a Book: family-friendly workshop

Let’s squeeze Dragon Hall into a book! What would that book look like? How would the chimneys fold out, and the staircases fold in? Draw, stick and fold your own unique story book inspired by the families living in Dragon Hall 180 years ago. A workshop for children aged 5-11 years and their accompanying grown-ups, […]

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May 29, 2022 11:00 am May 29, 2022 11:00 am Europe/London Build a Book: family-friendly workshop Writers' Centre Norwich –

Let’s squeeze Dragon Hall into a book! What would that book look like? How would the chimneys fold out, and the staircases fold in? Draw, stick and fold your own unique story book inspired by the families living in Dragon Hall 180 years ago. A workshop for children aged 5-11 years and their accompanying grown-ups, […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 29 May

11am - 12.30pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£5 per adult (kids go free)

Workshop
Sunday 29 May

Build a Book: family-friendly workshop

Let’s squeeze Dragon Hall into a book! What would that book look like? How would the chimneys fold out, and the staircases fold in? Draw, stick and fold your own unique story book inspired by the families living in Dragon Hall 180 years ago. A workshop for children aged 5-11 years and their accompanying grown-ups, […]

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May 29, 2022 2:00 pm May 29, 2022 2:00 pm Europe/London Build a Book: family-friendly workshop Writers' Centre Norwich –

Let’s squeeze Dragon Hall into a book! What would that book look like? How would the chimneys fold out, and the staircases fold in? Draw, stick and fold your own unique story book inspired by the families living in Dragon Hall 180 years ago. A workshop for children aged 5-11 years and their accompanying grown-ups, […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 29 May

2 - 3.30pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£5 per adult (kids go free)

Event
Sunday 29 May

Wandering Words – a guided walking tour

Discover Norwich of the past, present and future through newly commissioned poems from five brilliant writers with ties to the city: Andy Bennett, Hannah Levene, Victoria Adukwei-Bulley, Piers Harrison-Reid and Jessica Streeting. On this guided walk you’ll experience Norwich with fresh eyes and encounter the people and locations that inspired each writers’ work. Featuring pop-up […]

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May 29, 2022 3:00 pm May 29, 2022 3:00 pm Europe/London Wandering Words – a guided walking tour Writers' Centre Norwich –

Discover Norwich of the past, present and future through newly commissioned poems from five brilliant writers with ties to the city: Andy Bennett, Hannah Levene, Victoria Adukwei-Bulley, Piers Harrison-Reid and Jessica Streeting. On this guided walk you’ll experience Norwich with fresh eyes and encounter the people and locations that inspired each writers’ work. Featuring pop-up […]

City centre Writers Centre Norwich
Sunday 29 May
City centre

3 - 4.30pm

£5

Event
Wednesday 1 June

The Sebald Lecture 2022: Lydia Davis

This year’s Sebald Lecture on literary translation will be given by prize-winning short story writer, novelist and translator Lydia Davis, who will be reflecting back over her distinguished career as a translator from French, and discussing her recent collection Essays Two, about translation and foreign language-learning. The Sebald Lecture 2022 is presented by the British Centre for […]

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June 1, 2022 4:00 pm June 1, 2022 4:00 pm Europe/London The Sebald Lecture 2022: Lydia Davis Writers' Centre Norwich –

This year’s Sebald Lecture on literary translation will be given by prize-winning short story writer, novelist and translator Lydia Davis, who will be reflecting back over her distinguished career as a translator from French, and discussing her recent collection Essays Two, about translation and foreign language-learning. The Sebald Lecture 2022 is presented by the British Centre for […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 1 June
Online

4-5.30pm

Free - please register in advance

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Online Course
Monday 6 June

Start Writing Poetry

  12-week online writing course begins Monday 6 June 2022. Join us on a journey into the transformative world of writing poetry. On this 12-week online creative writing course you’ll read inspiring poets, explore how poems take shape, and begin to write poems and share your own work with a friendly supportive group. What the […]

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June 6, 2022 9:00 am June 6, 2022 9:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Poetry Writers' Centre Norwich –

  12-week online writing course begins Monday 6 June 2022. Join us on a journey into the transformative world of writing poetry. On this 12-week online creative writing course you’ll read inspiring poets, explore how poems take shape, and begin to write poems and share your own work with a friendly supportive group. What the […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 6 June

12 weeks

Online

£475

Online Course
Monday 6 June

An Introduction to Scriptwriting

12-week online creative writing course begins Tuesday 6 June 2022. This course is an all-encompassing 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: TV, film, theatre and radio. You’ll discover ways to generate ideas and […]

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June 6, 2022 9:00 am June 6, 2022 9:00 am Europe/London An Introduction to Scriptwriting Writers' Centre Norwich –

12-week online creative writing course begins Tuesday 6 June 2022. This course is an all-encompassing 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: TV, film, theatre and radio. You’ll discover ways to generate ideas and […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 6 June

12 weeks

Online

£475

Workshop
Saturday 11 June

Travel Writing 101 with Tharik Hussain

Have you ever wanted to write about your travels, but not been sure where to begin? Perhaps you’ve already written about a special place and want to know where else your writing could take you? Or maybe you’re a seasoned traveler looking to carve your own path in the travel writing industry? If any of […]

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June 11, 2022 10:00 am June 11, 2022 10:00 am Europe/London Travel Writing 101 with Tharik Hussain Writers' Centre Norwich –

Have you ever wanted to write about your travels, but not been sure where to begin? Perhaps you’ve already written about a special place and want to know where else your writing could take you? Or maybe you’re a seasoned traveler looking to carve your own path in the travel writing industry? If any of […]

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

10am - 1pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£45 / £35 conc

Dragon Hall Salon
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Wednesday 15 June

Dragon Hall Social

Each month, we open our doors for an informal, friendly drop-in evening of conversation, ideas and support. Open to anyone who makes, reads and works with words, the Dragon Hall Social is an opportunity to grab a drink from the bar, meet people, cook up plans and compare notes, to talk books, and to hear […]

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June 15, 2022 6:00 pm June 15, 2022 6:00 pm Europe/London Dragon Hall Social Writers' Centre Norwich –

Each month, we open our doors for an informal, friendly drop-in evening of conversation, ideas and support. Open to anyone who makes, reads and works with words, the Dragon Hall Social is an opportunity to grab a drink from the bar, meet people, cook up plans and compare notes, to talk books, and to hear […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 15 June
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

6pm (doors at 5.30pm)

Free - let us know you're coming!

Event
Saturday 18 June

LGBTQ+ Writer Development & Networking Day

Join us and connect with LGBTQ+ writers from the East of England and beyond. Find out what the National Centre for Writing and Out on the Page can do for you. Includes Q&A sessions with guest writer Jon Ransom and an agency working with under-represented writers. For Pride Month we’ve partnered with the Out on […]

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June 18, 2022 10:00 am June 18, 2022 10:00 am Europe/London LGBTQ+ Writer Development & Networking Day Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join us and connect with LGBTQ+ writers from the East of England and beyond. Find out what the National Centre for Writing and Out on the Page can do for you. Includes Q&A sessions with guest writer Jon Ransom and an agency working with under-represented writers. For Pride Month we’ve partnered with the Out on […]

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

10am - 4pm

£40. Partial bursaries available

South Wing of the National Centre for Writing at Dragon Hall
Event
Monday 20 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 20, 2022 2:00 pm June 20, 2022 2:00 pm Europe/London Guided Tour of Dragon Hall Writers' Centre Norwich –

Come and explore the historic Dragon Hall, now home to the National Centre for Writing, and take a 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 20 June
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

Starts 2pm - approx. 1.5 hrs

Free (suggested donation £5)

Workshop
Friday 1 July

Writing food and place with Nina Mingya Powles

Food writing is a hugely creative and varied genre which is experiencing a resurgence, and both food and place can be powerful ways to situate your story and connect with your reader in creative non-fiction writing. In this workshop, Nina Mingya Powles (author of Small Bodies of Water and Tiny Moons) will help you to […]

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July 1, 2022 2:00 pm July 1, 2022 2:00 pm Europe/London Writing food and place with Nina Mingya Powles Writers' Centre Norwich –

Food writing is a hugely creative and varied genre which is experiencing a resurgence, and both food and place can be powerful ways to situate your story and connect with your reader in creative non-fiction writing. In this workshop, Nina Mingya Powles (author of Small Bodies of Water and Tiny Moons) will help you to […]

Online (Zoom) Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 1 July

2 - 4.30pm

Online (Zoom)

£45 / £35 conc

Workshop
Saturday 9 July

Compelling character relationships with Okechukwu Nzelu

Join Okechukwu Nzelu, award-winning author of The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney and Here Again Now, in this friendly workshop which will help you to craft compelling character relationships in your fiction writing. Strongly developed individual characters are important for your story, but it’s the relationships between characters that can bring your themes to life, […]

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July 9, 2022 10:00 am July 9, 2022 10:00 am Europe/London Compelling character relationships with Okechukwu Nzelu Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join Okechukwu Nzelu, award-winning author of The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney and Here Again Now, in this friendly workshop which will help you to craft compelling character relationships in your fiction writing. Strongly developed individual characters are important for your story, but it’s the relationships between characters that can bring your themes to life, […]

Online (Zoom) Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 9 July

10am - 12.30pm

Online (Zoom)

£45 / £35 conc

Event
Monday 18 July

Guided Tour of Dragon Hall

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

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July 18, 2022 2:00 pm July 18, 2022 2:00 pm Europe/London Guided Tour of Dragon Hall Writers' Centre Norwich –

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

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 18 July
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

Starts 2pm - approx. 1.5 hrs

Free (suggested donation £5)

Workshop
Saturday 23 July

Telling your story through poetry with Nadine Aisha Jassat

Join poet and performer Nadine Aisha Jassat for this friendly online workshop, in which you’ll discover how to tell your story through the power of poetry. Nadine will guide you through a series of exercises and discussions designed to help you bring your experience, history and unique perspective to the page. You’ll work with a […]

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July 23, 2022 10:00 am July 23, 2022 10:00 am Europe/London Telling your story through poetry with Nadine Aisha Jassat Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join poet and performer Nadine Aisha Jassat for this friendly online workshop, in which you’ll discover how to tell your story through the power of poetry. Nadine will guide you through a series of exercises and discussions designed to help you bring your experience, history and unique perspective to the page. You’ll work with a […]

Online (Zoom) Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 23 July

10am - 12.30pm

Online (Zoom)

£45 / £35 conc

Workshop
Saturday 6 August

Learn to write speculative fiction with Aliya Whiteley

Let your imagination take flight in this online workshop on speculative fiction with multi-talented author Aliya Whiteley. Through a combination of writing exercises and group discussions, Aliya will share advice and techniques for how to craft original stories filled with strangeness and charm. Whether you’re a seasoned sci-fi writer, or simply looking to try this […]

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August 6, 2022 10:00 am August 6, 2022 10:00 am Europe/London Learn to write speculative fiction with Aliya Whiteley Writers' Centre Norwich –

Let your imagination take flight in this online workshop on speculative fiction with multi-talented author Aliya Whiteley. Through a combination of writing exercises and group discussions, Aliya will share advice and techniques for how to craft original stories filled with strangeness and charm. Whether you’re a seasoned sci-fi writer, or simply looking to try this […]

Online (Zoom) Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 6 August

10am - 12.30pm

Online (Zoom)

£45 / £35 conc

Event
Monday 15 August

Guided Tour of Dragon Hall

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

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

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

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

Starts 2pm - approx. 1.5 hrs

Free (suggested donation £5)

Online Course
Monday 26 September

Start Writing Crime Fiction

12-week online writing course returns later in 2022. To join the autumn waiting list, email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk 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. Join the Queen of Domestic Noir, Julia Crouch, for an online creative writing course which will […]

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September 26, 2022 9:00 am September 26, 2022 9:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Crime Fiction Writers' Centre Norwich –

12-week online writing course returns later in 2022. To join the autumn waiting list, email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk 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. Join the Queen of Domestic Noir, Julia Crouch, for an online creative writing course which will […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 26 September

12 weeks

Online

£475

Online Course
Monday 26 September

Writing Fiction: Next Steps

  24-week online writing course returns later in 2022. To join the autumn waiting list, email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk Join Megan Bradbury, author of Everyone is Watching, for a six-month, in-depth online creative writing course. This intermediate course builds on the expertise acquired at introductory level, providing more depth and a wider range of reading and approaches to […]

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September 26, 2022 9:00 am September 26, 2022 9:00 am Europe/London Writing Fiction: Next Steps Writers' Centre Norwich –

  24-week online writing course returns later in 2022. To join the autumn waiting list, email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk Join Megan Bradbury, author of Everyone is Watching, for a six-month, in-depth online creative writing course. This intermediate course builds on the expertise acquired at introductory level, providing more depth and a wider range of reading and approaches to […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 26 September

24 weeks

Online

£945

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Online Course
Monday 26 September

Start Writing Fiction

12-week online writing course returns later in 2022. To join the autumn waiting list, email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk Learn the foundational skills of fiction writing with an online creative writing course designed for new writers and anyone wanting to write more regularly. Over 12 weeks of inspirational teaching, exercises and assignments you will receive personalised feedback on your […]

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September 26, 2022 9:00 am September 26, 2022 9:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Fiction Writers' Centre Norwich –

12-week online writing course returns later in 2022. To join the autumn waiting list, email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk Learn the foundational skills of fiction writing with an online creative writing course designed for new writers and anyone wanting to write more regularly. Over 12 weeks of inspirational teaching, exercises and assignments you will receive personalised feedback on your […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 26 September

12 weeks

Online

£475

Online Course
Monday 26 September

An Introduction to the Memoir

12-week online writing course returns later in 2022. To join the autumn waiting list, email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk Do you want to tell your own story? Life stories have resonance for others and are a gift to be shared. In this online creative writing course led by Monique Roffey, winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2020 […]

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September 26, 2022 9:00 am September 26, 2022 9:00 am Europe/London An Introduction to the Memoir Writers' Centre Norwich –

12-week online writing course returns later in 2022. To join the autumn waiting list, email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk Do you want to tell your own story? Life stories have resonance for others and are a gift to be shared. In this online creative writing course led by Monique Roffey, winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2020 […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 26 September

12 weeks

Online

£475

Online Course
Monday 26 September

Start Writing Creative Non-Fiction

12-week online writing course returns later in 2022. To join the autumn waiting list, email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk Discover the core techniques for writing creative non-fiction, be it a biography, reportage, nature writing or another of the many flourishing forms within the genre, on this 12-week online creative writing course. Whether you have started to write and would […]

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September 26, 2022 9:00 am September 26, 2022 9:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Creative Non-Fiction Writers' Centre Norwich –

12-week online writing course returns later in 2022. To join the autumn waiting list, email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk Discover the core techniques for writing creative non-fiction, be it a biography, reportage, nature writing or another of the many flourishing forms within the genre, on this 12-week online creative writing course. Whether you have started to write and would […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 26 September

12 weeks

Online

£475

Online Course
Monday 26 September

Start Writing Historical Fiction

12-week online writing course returns later in 2022. To join the autumn waiting list, email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk Historical fiction is one of the most popular literary forms and one of the most varied. A historical novel can be a war-story, a romance, a whodunit, a tense socio-political drama, a quest or a pursuit. It can be a […]

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September 26, 2022 9:00 am September 26, 2022 9:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Historical Fiction Writers' Centre Norwich –

12-week online writing course returns later in 2022. To join the autumn waiting list, email info@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk Historical fiction is one of the most popular literary forms and one of the most varied. A historical novel can be a war-story, a romance, a whodunit, a tense socio-political drama, a quest or a pursuit. It can be a […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 26 September

12 weeks

Online

£475