Meet Ralph Jackman

On Tuesday 4th April, Ralph Jackman, author of Actium’s Wake, is coming to give a talk to the NWC. Ralph will be talking about his career and answering any questions. If you would like to meet him, and chat and with other writers at the group, please come along to our meeting at Anteros Arts … Continue reading

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

Assembly House Animation

NWC committee member James Dimelow has written a digital film about The Assembly House for the Norwich 12 heritage and tourism initiative. The animation, commissioned by Norwich HEART, which brings to life our meeting venue’s rich and colourful history, is now available to watch on YouTube. We hope you enjoy watching the animated short, and share in our congratulations … Continue reading

Andrew Cowan

Following the recently announced change in our current programme, on 20th May we welcomed Andrew Cowan to Norwich Writers’ Circle. Andrew is the Director of the Creative Writing Programme at the UEA. In addition to his role at the University Of East Anglia, our latest visiting writer’s novel, Worthless Man, was shortlisted for the EDP East Anglian Book … Continue reading

Olga Sinclair

Norwich Writers’ Circle is sad to announce the death of one of its longest serving members and President: Olga Ellen Sinclair, JP. Olga passed away peacefully, aged 91 on 28th April 2014, at Acle Old Rectory Care Home. The funeral is to be held at St Faith’s Crematorium on Monday 19th May at 2.00 pm. … Continue reading

Alexander Gordon Smith

On 1st April Norwich Writers’ Circle welcomed best-selling young adult author Alexander Gordon Smith to another one of its well-attended meeting. During a fun and humour-filled evening the Norwich-based writer discussed his literary career to date, covering the 21 lessons he has learnt as a writer. Gordon also went on to reference his experience working with … Continue reading

Alison Bruce

On 1st October Norwich Writers’ Circle welcomed crime writer Alison Bruce, as our 2013/14 programme continued. During the meeting, which was well attended by members and visitors alike, Alison described her life as a crime writer, from both a creative and commercial point of view. The fascinating and fun-filled evening saw the DC Goodhew series author inform us … Continue reading

17th September 2013

Excitement is building as the countdown to Norwich Writers’ Circle’s 2013/14 programme begins. Our appealing and impressive programme starts on 17th September with the return of former NWC Vice-Chairman and award-winning author D J Taylor. In what is bound to be a popular evening, David will be discussing his successful and varied career to date, … Continue reading

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