Gill Blanchard Book Launch

Join local historian and Norwich Writers’ Circle member Gill Blanchard in May when she launches her book Tracing Your House History at a city event. Tracing Your House History is a fascinating and concise handbook to tracing the history of your home, whatever its age, size and origins. The book launch takes place on Thursday 23rd May 6.30pm at … Continue reading

Poetry In Motion

A short film featuring footage from Norwich Writers’ Circle’s Open Poetry Competition Prize-Giving Evening is now available to watch online. The film, which can found on YouTube, features footage of Competition adjudicator George Szirties, along with a selection of winning poets, including some NWC members. The evening, which proved to be popular with members and visitors alike, also … Continue reading


Special congratulations to Norwich Writers’ Circle members Margaret Turner, Victoria Allen & Doreen Rosser, of all whom have had poems featured in this year’s Open Poetry Competition Anthology. The Open Poetry Competition results were announced recently by George Szirties, in a packed meeting at The Assembly House. The above evening also saw the launch of … Continue reading

Poetry Prizes

At The Assembly House, on 16th April, Norwich Writers’ Circle held it’s Open Poetry Competition Prize-Giving Evening. This year’s competition, which had over 400 entries, was adjudicated by George Szirties. In a warm, witty and welcoming introduction, the adjudicator commented on the variety and quality of poems entered. After the competition prize-winners were announced, a … Continue reading

NWC In The News

Congratulations to Norwich Writers’ Circle Vice-President Anne Funnell who has had a letter published in the Eastern Daily Press. The letter, which is in response a recent article regarding the unveiling of a memorial to R H Mottram on St James’ Hill in Mousehold Heath, highlighted the former Mayor’s role as the first President of our … Continue reading

Writing Your Family History

Norwich Writers’ Circle member Gill Blanchard is holding a ten week course on Writing Your Family History, which begins in May. The course, which is being held at the Anteros Art Foundation, is comprised of 10 seperate, but interlinked workshops. Each workshop guides participants through the different phases of writing and editing. Participants actively engage … Continue reading

Science Fiction Writing Workshop

On 2nd April Norwich Writers’ Circle’s Publicity Officer Victoria Bartlett hosted a Science Fiction writing workshop. Following an introduction to the concept of Science Fiction, Victoria then proceeded to give us a series of lengthy descriptions on how other authors viewed potential alien worlds. We then asked to write a description of our own SF world in a … Continue reading

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