The Mustard Show

Following a recent invitation, Norwich Writers’ Circle committee members James Dimelow and Phyllida Scrivens appeared on Mustard TV earlier this week. During their segment of a magazine programme, James and Phyllida discusssed the benefits of being a member of our popular writing group. The duo then went on to say how NWC has opened opportunities … Continue reading

NWC AGM

On 1st July Norwich Writers’ Circle held its Prize-Giving Evening & AGM. The well-attended meeting celebrates Circle members’ successes in our various in-house competitions held throughout the year. During the evening Anne Funnell – kindly standing in for our President Elizabeth Bencze – presented Vice-Chairman Sean Hindle with The Cooper Prize, which was adjudicated byAlison … Continue reading

Fun In The Sun

On Saturday 21st June, in the Poringland home and garden of one of the group’s longest-serving members, Norwich Writers’ Circle held its annual Summer Social. The popular social which gives Circle members, family and friends, the opportunity to socialise with one another ahead of our forthcoming Summer break, was enjoyed by a number of people. … 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

Meet The Ancestors

On 6th May, during our latest well-attended meeting, committee member Gill Blanchard adjudicated Norwich Writers’ Circle’s Writing Family History competition. The professional historian, who set the competition earlier in the year, commented that not all 12 entries had meet her criteria. Gill added that some of the entrants had mixed fact and fiction, which she … Continue reading

Ashley Stokes

On 4th March Norwich Writers’ Circle welcomed Ashley Stokes to its meeting at The Assembly House. During our latest well-attended meeting the writer and creative writing tutor spoke to us about his involvement in launching the independent publisher Unthank Books. The interesting and humorous talk covered Ashley’s love of reading and writing at a young age, … Continue reading

Anne Sanderson Returns

On 4th February Norwich Writers’ Circle welcomed back academic and multi-award-winning poet Anne Sanderson. At another one of our well-attended meetings, Anne returned to adjudicate our recent in-house poetry competition. During her initial talk Anne described to us a variety of poetry forms. These forms – roundeau, triolet and cinquain – were to to used in … Continue reading

Feeling Festive

Following Norwich Writers’ Circle’s 70th Anniversary Christmas Celebration on 14th December, a short film featuring footage of the festivities is now available to watch online. To watch the film please go here. In addition to the new YouTube video an exclusive photo gallery of the event can be found on our Facebook page. NWC return to The Assembly … Continue reading

Facebook

Find Norwich Writers’ Circle on Facebook. Please visit our Facebook page to interact with NWC members, take a look at exclusive meeting galleries,  and to keep up with the latest Circle news. Alternatively, why not ‘follow’ us on YouTube and Twitter. NWC next meets on 19th November when we will be holding another one of our … Continue reading

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