New E-Course In Writing Your Family History

Author of ‘Writing Your Family History: A Guide for Genealogists’ and other books, Tutor and Professional Genealogist, Circle member and sponsor of the Past Search in-house competition, Gill Blanchard is delighted to announce she has launched a new E-Course in Writing Your Family History for those who cannot attend her popular face to face courses. … Continue reading

Happy Easter

Wishing you a very Happy Easter from everyone at Norwich Writers’ Circle. Join us on Tuesday 5th April at Anteros Arts Foundation, when we will be welcoming back spoken word poet Ejike Ndaji. The poetry competition adjudication will begin at 7.30pm, with doors open from 7.00pm.

newplays.org.uk

In anticipation of the performance of his short play ‘Pedigree‘ at the Maddermarket Theatre on Thursday 14th April, Norwich Writers’ Circle member James Dimelow has relaunched his website. On the new look newplays.org.uk visitors can discover more about the author, along with the plays he has written. At the site visitors will also have the … Continue reading

Nick Williams Reveals Research Techniques

On Tuesday 15th March, Norwich historian and writer Nick Williams gave a presentation to Norwich Writers Circle, detailing his research techniques whilst preparing a number of publications. These included a series of heritage walks, The Blue Plaques of Norwich, a Guide to Rosary Cemetery and Trades and Industries of Norwich. A former Volunteer Co-ordinator for … Continue reading

Past Search Prize Launch

15th March the Circle welcomes Nick Williams to launch Competition 4. Nick is a local historian and author of Norwich: City of Industries and Blue Plaques of Norwich. This year’s Past Search Prize for Non-Fiction. This is a competition sponsored by member, Gill Blanchard’s Past Search business. For more information click “Past Search” above. Nick … Continue reading

Brush Up Your Shakespeare

Following on from its publication in Fine City magazine late last year, Norwich Writers’ Circle member James Dimelow‘s Shakespeare-inspired short play ‘Pedigree‘ is being performed at the Maddermarket Theatre next month. On Thursday 14th April at 7.30pm, James’ deliciously dark tale is being featured in a night of new writing which forms part of the city theatre’s … Continue reading

Six Honest Serving-Men

For our meeting on the March 1st 2016 author of childrens books and creative writing tutor, Benjamin Scott took inspiration from Rudyard Kipling. Specifically, Kipling’s poem naming What and Why and When, How and Where and Who. And then he told us what to do. The workshop’s theme was how perspectives of one event differ … Continue reading

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