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Monday 16 December

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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December 16, 2019 2:00 pm December 16, 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 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 16 December
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

Starts 2pm - approx. 1.5 hrs

Free (suggested donation £5)

Ian Nettleton
Workshop
Monday 13 January

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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January 13, 2020 7:00 pm January 13, 2020 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 13 January

Mondays, 7 - 9pm for ten weeks

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£225 / conc £200

Ian Nettleton
Workshop
Tuesday 14 January

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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January 14, 2020 7:00 pm January 14, 2020 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 14 January

Tuesdays, 7 - 9pm for ten weeks

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£225 / conc £200

Carcanet book cover
Event
Saturday 25 January

Carcanet at 50 (panels and evening event)

Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Carcanet, one of the outstanding independent literary publishers of our time. We’re delighted to host a day of presentations, discussions and poetry readings, to explore the relationship between publisher and poet over the years; the development of an indie poetry press that has survived half a century, […]

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January 25, 2020 7:30 pm January 25, 2020 7:30 pm Europe/London Carcanet at 50 (panels and evening event) Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Carcanet, one of the outstanding independent literary publishers of our time. We’re delighted to host a day of presentations, discussions and poetry readings, to explore the relationship between publisher and poet over the years; the development of an indie poetry press that has survived half a century, […]

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

1 - 9.30pm

Free - please book in advance

Event
Saturday 25 January

Readings from Carcanet poets (Carcanet at 50)

Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Carcanet, one of the outstanding independent literary publishers of our time. This evening event will feature readings from poets Sasha Dugdale, Julia Blackburn, Sophie Hannah and Miles Burrows. Refreshments will be available and the event will be followed by an opportunity to by books and get them […]

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January 25, 2020 7:30 pm January 25, 2020 7:30 pm Europe/London Readings from Carcanet poets (Carcanet at 50) Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Carcanet, one of the outstanding independent literary publishers of our time. This evening event will feature readings from poets Sasha Dugdale, Julia Blackburn, Sophie Hannah and Miles Burrows. Refreshments will be available and the event will be followed by an opportunity to by books and get them […]

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

7.30 - 9.30pm

Free - booking required

A heap of rubbish
Event
Monday 27 January

Dragon Hall Debates: Rubbish

Control. Alt. Delete? We know that our planet faces serious waste issues, but what if we redefined rubbish? UEA’s Dr Lorna Richardson will explore the value of preserving our digital heritage; poet Dr John Wedgwood Clarke will take us down to the poetic landfill; Norfolk County Council’s Alun Housago will argue that solutions lie in […]

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January 27, 2020 7:00 pm January 27, 2020 7:00 pm Europe/London Dragon Hall Debates: Rubbish Writers' Centre Norwich –

Control. Alt. Delete? We know that our planet faces serious waste issues, but what if we redefined rubbish? UEA’s Dr Lorna Richardson will explore the value of preserving our digital heritage; poet Dr John Wedgwood Clarke will take us down to the poetic landfill; Norfolk County Council’s Alun Housago will argue that solutions lie in […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 27 January
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

7pm (doors 6.30pm)

Free - booking required

Event
Thursday 30 January

Drop-in writing time

The biggest gift you can give your writing is time. Join us after work each month for a free drop-in writing session! We’ll start off with a prompted 10-minute free-write, before 50 minutes uninterrupted writing time, followed by a final half-hour of mingling. Bring your favourite notebook or your laptop, and we’ll bring the tea […]

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January 30, 2020 5:30 pm January 30, 2020 5:30 pm Europe/London Drop-in writing time Writers' Centre Norwich –

The biggest gift you can give your writing is time. Join us after work each month for a free drop-in writing session! We’ll start off with a prompted 10-minute free-write, before 50 minutes uninterrupted writing time, followed by a final half-hour of mingling. Bring your favourite notebook or your laptop, and we’ll bring the tea […]

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

5.30 - 7pm

Free (suggested donation £2)

Ian Nettleton
Workshop
Saturday 1 February

Advanced Fiction with Ian Nettleton (three-month course)

Looking for advice on how to finalise, edit and polish your work? Ready to take your writing to a more sophisticated level? Our Advanced Fiction sessions with Ian Nettleton are the ideal choice for more experienced writers with a project in mind, or for anyone seeking a new and exciting creative challenge. Ian has been […]

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February 1, 2020 10:00 am February 1, 2020 10:00 am Europe/London Advanced Fiction with Ian Nettleton (three-month course) Writers' Centre Norwich –

Looking for advice on how to finalise, edit and polish your work? Ready to take your writing to a more sophisticated level? Our Advanced Fiction sessions with Ian Nettleton are the ideal choice for more experienced writers with a project in mind, or for anyone seeking a new and exciting creative challenge. Ian has been […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 1 February

10am - 4pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£225 / conc £200

Laptop, book and coffee mug
Online Course
Monday 3 February

Writing Poetry: Next Steps with Helen Ivory

<< Browse all online courses Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. Award-winning poet Helen Ivory will be your guide through this next level course, designed for poets keen to push themselves further. Through experimentation, challenge and feedback, you will produce new work and have a […]

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February 3, 2020 12:00 am February 3, 2020 12:00 am Europe/London Writing Poetry: Next Steps with Helen Ivory Writers' Centre Norwich –

<< Browse all online courses Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. Award-winning poet Helen Ivory will be your guide through this next level course, designed for poets keen to push themselves further. Through experimentation, challenge and feedback, you will produce new work and have a […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 3 February

24 weeks

Online

£900

Online Course
Monday 3 February

Start Writing Crime Fiction with Nicola Upson

<< Browse all online courses 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. Join Nicola Upson, author of the Josephine Tey books, to […]

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February 3, 2020 9:00 am February 3, 2020 9:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Crime Fiction with Nicola Upson Writers' Centre Norwich –

<< Browse all online courses 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. Join Nicola Upson, author of the Josephine Tey books, to […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 3 February

12 weeks

Online

£450

Books and glasses
Online Course
Monday 3 February

Writing Fiction: Next Steps with Monique Roffey

<< Browse all online courses Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. Award-winning writer Monique Roffey teaches creative writing on this six month advanced course. You can study the course from anywhere and Monique will be on hand to provide feedback on your writing, including one-to-one […]

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February 3, 2020 9:00 am February 3, 2020 9:00 am Europe/London Writing Fiction: Next Steps with Monique Roffey Writers' Centre Norwich –

<< Browse all online courses Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. Award-winning writer Monique Roffey teaches creative writing on this six month advanced course. You can study the course from anywhere and Monique will be on hand to provide feedback on your writing, including one-to-one […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 3 February

24 weeks

Online

£900

Online Course
Monday 3 February

Start Writing Fiction

<< Browse all online courses Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine! The course is the perfect introduction to writing fiction 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 […]

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February 3, 2020 9:00 am February 3, 2020 9:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Fiction Writers' Centre Norwich –

<< Browse all online courses Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine! The course is the perfect introduction to writing fiction 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 […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 3 February

12 weeks

Online

£450

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Online Course
Monday 3 February

Start Writing Creative Non-Fiction

<< Browse all online courses Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. Discover the core techniques for writing a non-fiction book, be it a biography, a memoir, reportage or another of the many flourishing forms within this exciting field of writing. Whether you have started to […]

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February 3, 2020 9:00 am February 3, 2020 9:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Creative Non-Fiction Writers' Centre Norwich –

<< Browse all online courses Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine. Discover the core techniques for writing a non-fiction book, be it a biography, a memoir, reportage or another of the many flourishing forms within this exciting field of writing. Whether you have started to […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 3 February

12 weeks

Online

£450

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Workshop
Wednesday 5 February

Poetry Pulse with Anna Cathenka (four-week course)

Our ‘back to basics’ pulse courses are perfect for both first-time writers and more practised writers who wish to refresh their technique. Using a mixture of discussion, writing exercises and (optional) individual feedback, you’ll gain confidence in handling three fundamental elements of your chosen form. ‘The course gave me tools, techniques and new ways of […]

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February 5, 2020 7:00 pm February 5, 2020 7:00 pm Europe/London Poetry Pulse with Anna Cathenka (four-week course) Writers' Centre Norwich –

Our ‘back to basics’ pulse courses are perfect for both first-time writers and more practised writers who wish to refresh their technique. Using a mixture of discussion, writing exercises and (optional) individual feedback, you’ll gain confidence in handling three fundamental elements of your chosen form. ‘The course gave me tools, techniques and new ways of […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Wednesday 5 February

7 - 9pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£75 / £65 conc

Workshop
Friday 7 February

Creating an Online Presence for your Writing

Digital Insights with Leena Norms Online video creator, podcaster, producer and storyteller Leena Norms knows a thing or two about creating a compelling and cohesive online presence. In this session, Leena will present her top tips for using digital platforms – including Twitter, YouTube and more – to showcase your writing, build a community of […]

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February 7, 2020 2:00 pm February 7, 2020 2:00 pm Europe/London Creating an Online Presence for your Writing Writers' Centre Norwich –

Digital Insights with Leena Norms Online video creator, podcaster, producer and storyteller Leena Norms knows a thing or two about creating a compelling and cohesive online presence. In this session, Leena will present her top tips for using digital platforms – including Twitter, YouTube and more – to showcase your writing, build a community of […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 7 February

2 - 4pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£45 / £35 conc

Laptop, book and coffee mug
Online Course
Monday 10 February

Start Writing Poetry with Rebecca Goss

<< Browse all online courses Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine! Join award-winning poet Rebecca Goss on a journey into the transformative world of poetry. You’ll read inspiring poets, explore how poems take shape, and begin to create and share your own work with a […]

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February 10, 2020 9:00 am February 10, 2020 9:00 am Europe/London Start Writing Poetry with Rebecca Goss Writers' Centre Norwich –

<< Browse all online courses Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine! Join award-winning poet Rebecca Goss on a journey into the transformative world of poetry. You’ll read inspiring poets, explore how poems take shape, and begin to create and share your own work with a […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 10 February

12 weeks

Online

£450

Book cover for Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata
Event
Thursday 13 February

NCW Book Club: Convenience Store Woman

Join us and share your passion for reading! Every three months we will meet 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, making these informal and friendly sessions the perfect way to meet like-minded readers and to discover […]

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February 13, 2020 5:30 pm February 13, 2020 5:30 pm Europe/London NCW Book Club: Convenience Store Woman Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join us and share your passion for reading! Every three months we will meet 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, making these informal and friendly sessions the perfect way to meet like-minded readers and to discover […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 13 February
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

5.30 - 7.30pm

Free - suggested donation £2

Young children reading books together
Event
Wednesday 19 February

See, Make & Do – Free family open day

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

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February 19, 2020 1:00 pm February 19, 2020 1:00 pm Europe/London See, Make & Do – Free family open day Writers' Centre Norwich –

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

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

10.30am - 4pm

Free & drop-in

Laura Scott
Workshop
Saturday 22 February

Exploring Voices in your Poetry with Laura Scott

How can we draw inspiration from the work of other artists we admire, and what does this do to our own poetic voice? Join Laura Scott, author of So Many Rooms, as she shares techniques and approaches for crafting original poems which inhabit new voices, characters and spaces. Through informal group discussion and writing exercises, […]

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February 22, 2020 10:00 am February 22, 2020 10:00 am Europe/London Exploring Voices in your Poetry with Laura Scott Writers' Centre Norwich –

How can we draw inspiration from the work of other artists we admire, and what does this do to our own poetic voice? Join Laura Scott, author of So Many Rooms, as she shares techniques and approaches for crafting original poems which inhabit new voices, characters and spaces. Through informal group discussion and writing exercises, […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 22 February

10am - 3pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£55 / £45 conc

Pair of Converse shoes
Event
Monday 24 February

Dragon Hall Debates: Adolescence

The kids are alright… right? Societal rules for our adolescents mutate quicker than you can say Tik Tok. UEA’s Dr Victoria Cann will explore how gender is articulated in our contemporary culture, the University of Cambridge’s Dr David Bainbridge will explain the strange and wonderful science of our teenage years and local youth activist Taryn […]

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February 24, 2020 7:00 pm February 24, 2020 7:00 pm Europe/London Dragon Hall Debates: Adolescence Writers' Centre Norwich –

The kids are alright… right? Societal rules for our adolescents mutate quicker than you can say Tik Tok. UEA’s Dr Victoria Cann will explore how gender is articulated in our contemporary culture, the University of Cambridge’s Dr David Bainbridge will explain the strange and wonderful science of our teenage years and local youth activist Taryn […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 24 February
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

7pm (doors 6.30pm)

Free - booking required

Event
Thursday 27 February

Drop-in writing time

The biggest gift you can give your writing is time. Join us after work each month for a free drop-in writing session! We’ll start off with a prompted 10-minute free-write, before 50 minutes uninterrupted writing time, followed by a final half-hour of mingling. Bring your favourite notebook or your laptop, and we’ll bring the tea […]

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February 27, 2020 5:30 pm February 27, 2020 5:30 pm Europe/London Drop-in writing time Writers' Centre Norwich –

The biggest gift you can give your writing is time. Join us after work each month for a free drop-in writing session! We’ll start off with a prompted 10-minute free-write, before 50 minutes uninterrupted writing time, followed by a final half-hour of mingling. Bring your favourite notebook or your laptop, and we’ll bring the tea […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 27 February
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

5.30 - 7pm

Free (suggested donation £2)

Fruit on a plate with a book
Workshop
Friday 28 February

The Language of Food with Cara Marks

Exercise your senses and unlock the powerful potential of memory in this half-day workshop which focuses on writing about that most evocative of topics – food. Whether you’re a budding food critic, or delight in sprinkling culinary detail into your fiction, Cara Marks will share approaches and techniques to help you get started in food […]

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February 28, 2020 2:00 pm February 28, 2020 2:00 pm Europe/London The Language of Food with Cara Marks Writers' Centre Norwich –

Exercise your senses and unlock the powerful potential of memory in this half-day workshop which focuses on writing about that most evocative of topics – food. Whether you’re a budding food critic, or delight in sprinkling culinary detail into your fiction, Cara Marks will share approaches and techniques to help you get started in food […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 28 February

2 - 5pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£45 / £35 conc

Jade Cuttle
Workshop
Saturday 29 February

Read Like a Writer with Jade Cuttle

Creative and sensitive reading is a must-have addition to any writer’s toolkit. Learn how some of the most exciting writers at work today gain inspiration and technique from the books that they love. Join poet, journalist, Ambit editor and Costa Book Awards judge Jade Cuttle as she shares a passage from a book that helped […]

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February 29, 2020 11:00 am February 29, 2020 11:00 am Europe/London Read Like a Writer with Jade Cuttle Writers' Centre Norwich –

Creative and sensitive reading is a must-have addition to any writer’s toolkit. Learn how some of the most exciting writers at work today gain inspiration and technique from the books that they love. Join poet, journalist, Ambit editor and Costa Book Awards judge Jade Cuttle as she shares a passage from a book that helped […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 29 February

11am - 1.30pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£15 / £12 conc

Shona Lewis
Workshop
Tuesday 3 March

Writing for Wellbeing with Shona Lowes (four-week course)

Curious about how writing can support your physical and mental wellbeing? Following her sold-out workshop last year, writer and clinical psychologist Shona Lowes returns with a four-week course which will provide you with the tools to help you examine your life and experiences through creative writing. Each week Shona will guide you through reflective writing […]

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March 3, 2020 7:00 pm March 3, 2020 7:00 pm Europe/London Writing for Wellbeing with Shona Lowes (four-week course) Writers' Centre Norwich –

Curious about how writing can support your physical and mental wellbeing? Following her sold-out workshop last year, writer and clinical psychologist Shona Lowes returns with a four-week course which will provide you with the tools to help you examine your life and experiences through creative writing. Each week Shona will guide you through reflective writing […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Tuesday 3 March

7 - 9pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£75 / £65 conc

Colin Grant
Workshop
Saturday 14 March

Life Writing with Colin Grant

Join Colin Grant, author of Homecoming (BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week; a Daily Telegraph Book of the Year) and A Smell of Burning, for this day-long workshop exploring life writing. Through a mixture of discussion and writing exercises, you’ll discover techniques for researching and writing the lives of others, whether they’re admired cultural […]

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March 14, 2020 10:00 am March 14, 2020 10:00 am Europe/London Life Writing with Colin Grant Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join Colin Grant, author of Homecoming (BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week; a Daily Telegraph Book of the Year) and A Smell of Burning, for this day-long workshop exploring life writing. Through a mixture of discussion and writing exercises, you’ll discover techniques for researching and writing the lives of others, whether they’re admired cultural […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Saturday 14 March

10am - 4pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£55 / £45 conc

Event
Monday 16 March

Dragon Hall Debates: Death

It happens every day, and all of us have been affected by it. But why is death and dying a taboo topic? Is there hope beyond the grief? Rachel Clarke, writer and clinical specialist in palliative medicine will be giving a personal and moving account of her experiences in end of life care; UEA’s Dr […]

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March 16, 2020 7:00 pm March 16, 2020 7:00 pm Europe/London Dragon Hall Debates: Death Writers' Centre Norwich –

It happens every day, and all of us have been affected by it. But why is death and dying a taboo topic? Is there hope beyond the grief? Rachel Clarke, writer and clinical specialist in palliative medicine will be giving a personal and moving account of her experiences in end of life care; UEA’s Dr […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 16 March
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

7pm (doors 6.30pm)

Free - booking required

Emma Paterson
Workshop
Friday 20 March

Agent’s Insights with Emma Paterson

Emma Paterson from Aitken Alexander Associates represents writers across literary fiction, non-fiction and poetry – including Booker Prize winner Bernardine Evaristo, short story writer and Guardian columnist Chris Power, and Sunday Times bestseller Otegha Uwagba. In this two-hour session, Emma will share her insights into what agents do, how they find and work with their […]

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March 20, 2020 2:00 pm March 20, 2020 2:00 pm Europe/London Agent’s Insights with Emma Paterson Writers' Centre Norwich –

Emma Paterson from Aitken Alexander Associates represents writers across literary fiction, non-fiction and poetry – including Booker Prize winner Bernardine Evaristo, short story writer and Guardian columnist Chris Power, and Sunday Times bestseller Otegha Uwagba. In this two-hour session, Emma will share her insights into what agents do, how they find and work with their […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Friday 20 March

2 - 4pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£45 / £35 conc

Event
Thursday 26 March

Drop-in writing time

The biggest gift you can give your writing is time. Join us after work each month for a free drop-in writing session! We’ll start off with a prompted 10-minute free-write, before 50 minutes uninterrupted writing time, followed by a final half-hour of mingling. Bring your favourite notebook or your laptop, and we’ll bring the tea […]

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March 26, 2020 5:30 pm March 26, 2020 5:30 pm Europe/London Drop-in writing time Writers' Centre Norwich –

The biggest gift you can give your writing is time. Join us after work each month for a free drop-in writing session! We’ll start off with a prompted 10-minute free-write, before 50 minutes uninterrupted writing time, followed by a final half-hour of mingling. Bring your favourite notebook or your laptop, and we’ll bring the tea […]

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall Writers Centre Norwich
Thursday 26 March
National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

5.30 - 7pm

Free (suggested donation £2)

Workshop
Saturday 25 April

Writing Short Stories with Irenosen Okojie

Famed for her ‘surreal, brave, ambitious, extraordinary’ (Sunny Singh, Jhalak Prize Judge) style of writing, Irenosen Okojie is a modern master of the short story. Join her in this day-long workshop to learn how she creates rich, multi-layered worlds packed with imagery and imagination – all within a taut and contained form. Through a mix […]

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April 25, 2020 10:00 am April 25, 2020 10:00 am Europe/London Writing Short Stories with Irenosen Okojie Writers' Centre Norwich –

Famed for her ‘surreal, brave, ambitious, extraordinary’ (Sunny Singh, Jhalak Prize Judge) style of writing, Irenosen Okojie is a modern master of the short story. Join her in this day-long workshop to learn how she creates rich, multi-layered worlds packed with imagery and imagination – all within a taut and contained form. Through a mix […]

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

10am - 3pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£55 / £45 conc

Event
Thursday 30 April

Drop-in writing time

The biggest gift you can give your writing is time. Join us after work each month for a free drop-in writing session! We’ll start off with a prompted 10-minute free-write, before 50 minutes uninterrupted writing time, followed by a final half-hour of mingling. Bring your favourite notebook or your laptop, and we’ll bring the tea […]

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April 30, 2020 5:30 pm April 30, 2020 5:30 pm Europe/London Drop-in writing time Writers' Centre Norwich –

The biggest gift you can give your writing is time. Join us after work each month for a free drop-in writing session! We’ll start off with a prompted 10-minute free-write, before 50 minutes uninterrupted writing time, followed by a final half-hour of mingling. Bring your favourite notebook or your laptop, and we’ll bring the tea […]

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

5.30 - 7pm

Free (suggested donation £2)

Sarah Bower
Workshop
Friday 1 May

The Alchemy of Research with Sarah Bower

Join novelist and short story writer Sarah Bower for our afternoon session which focuses on the power of research when developing your fiction. Combining writing exercises with informal group discussion, Sarah will share research strategies and writing techniques to help you get under the skin of your characters and create accurate settings that bring your […]

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May 1, 2020 2:00 pm May 1, 2020 2:00 pm Europe/London The Alchemy of Research with Sarah Bower Writers' Centre Norwich –

Join novelist and short story writer Sarah Bower for our afternoon session which focuses on the power of research when developing your fiction. Combining writing exercises with informal group discussion, Sarah will share research strategies and writing techniques to help you get under the skin of your characters and create accurate settings that bring your […]

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

2 - 5pm

National Centre for Writing, Dragon Hall

£45 / £35 conc

Clapperboard and laptop
Online Course
Monday 4 May

An Introduction to Scriptwriting with Molly Naylor

<< Browse all online courses Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine! To join the waiting list for this course, please email learning@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk 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 […]

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May 4, 2020 9:00 am May 4, 2020 9:00 am Europe/London An Introduction to Scriptwriting with Molly Naylor Writers' Centre Norwich –

<< Browse all online courses Special offer: All creative writing online courses include a free 12-week digital subscription to Granta Magazine! To join the waiting list for this course, please email learning@nationalcentreforwriting.org.uk 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 […]

Online Writers Centre Norwich
Monday 4 May

12 weeks

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£450

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Thursday 28 May

Drop-in writing time

The biggest gift you can give your writing is time. Join us after work each month for a free drop-in writing session! We’ll start off with a prompted 10-minute free-write, before 50 minutes uninterrupted writing time, followed by a final half-hour of mingling. Bring your favourite notebook or your laptop, and we’ll bring the tea […]

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May 28, 2020 5:30 pm May 28, 2020 5:30 pm Europe/London Drop-in writing time Writers' Centre Norwich –

The biggest gift you can give your writing is time. Join us after work each month for a free drop-in writing session! We’ll start off with a prompted 10-minute free-write, before 50 minutes uninterrupted writing time, followed by a final half-hour of mingling. Bring your favourite notebook or your laptop, and we’ll bring the tea […]

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

5.30 - 7pm

Free (suggested donation £2)