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A theatre writing workshop in Mansfield not to be missed!

TWP and Mansfield Palace are hosting a workshop for theatre writers by Sarah Dickenson from Soho Theatre. Please do come along and if you can’t make it please do spread the word. Developing Your Voice and Being Heard


We thought you might like to have a look at this from Ideas Tap offering advice on getting a literary agent and presenting yourself to the world as a writer: Kate Chapman Theatre Writing Partnership Chief Executive and Artistic Director 0115 9474361

We recommend these courses with the fantastic Ola Animashawun

Concise and precise, weekend Creative Writing Workshops for people with the passion, drive and desire to write but not the time or space to sit down and get it down on the page. ‘We all have a novel or a play or a film inside us struggling to get out, yet few of us ever get […]


The Pomegranate Theatre continues to encourage Theatre Companies to produce new plays for its drama programme (this year’s Playwright’s Festival features a brand new piece of theatre with original music, entitled ‘Cuckoo – Tales of the Chesterfield Canal’). Since 2002 we have been actively promoting it through the New Playwrights’ Festival and are delighted to […]

Noël Greig Travel Bursary closing in 10 days time

Noël Greig was an avid traveller whose adventures took him to many parts of the globe. His journeys enabled him to connect with a diverse range of people; many became long-standing friends. Every journey whether down the road or across the world was, for Noël, full of possibility and learning that impacted on his own […]

New shows to look out for………….

We recommend that you go and see Snookered by Ishy Din produced by Tamasha Theatre Company as it tours round the country. Read about Ishy and his journey writing this play here:—-taxi-driver-gets-big-break-in-new-theatre-career Also at the top of our list and coming up very soon is BLIND SUMMIT’S THE TABLE which comes to Lakeside Arts Centre […]

Get down to Cambridge for some winter inspiration!

The excellent Menagerie Theatre Company are working towards their bi-annual festival of new writing for theatre in Cambridge this summer but they have an exciting weekend of workshops for writers happening at the end of this month (26 – 29 January).  We recommend you check out this link for more details and if you can […]

Lincoln hosts festival of new performance this January.

This New Year Lincoln Performing Arts Centre hosts the first ever newvolutions event; a micro-festival that celebrates the best in new theatre, dance and performance made here in Lincolnshire. From 4-21 January, LPAC is opening all of its studios to artists, dancers and theatre-makers so that they can have the freedom and space to experiment and evolve […]

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR PILOT Night Thursday 29th March @ mac Birmingham, West Midlands – CO PILOTED BY FIERCE FESTIVAL

Deadline for submissions Mon 30th Jan 5pm PILOT IS THE CELEBRATED SCRATCH EVENT WHERE THEATRE MAKERS GET TO TEST OUT NEW IDEAS IN FRONT OF A LIVELY, SUPPORTIVE CROWD. Fierce Festival Artistic Directors Harun Morrison & Laura McDermott join the PILOT team as guest curators for March Pilot at mac, Birmingham. This Pilot will also be part […]

Act 2 – next deadline 15th January