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

Celebration

A video celebrating Norwich Writers’ Circle’s visiting writers and guest speakers from our 2013/14 programme is now available to view online. The short film, which can be found here, features Alexander Gordon Smith, Alison Bruce, Andrew Cowan, Anne Sanderson, Ashley Stokes, Lynne Mortimer and D J Taylor. Discover who will be visiting us in 2014/15 … Continue reading

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

Webmaster Wanted

Norwich Writers’ Circle’s current webmaster, James Dimelow, has decided to stand down from his role and the committee, in order to concentrate on his own writing projects. Our popular writing group is now looking amongst its membership for one or more person to regular update our main website, Twitter and Facebook accounts. Please note, very … 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

Pantomime Time

On 18th March Norwich Writers’ Circle welcomed back Lynne Mortimer to adjudicate our Pantomime Script Competition. During a fun-filled evening the Eastern Daily Press columnist and humorist commented how much she had enjoyed reading all our competition entries – highlighting their very high standard across the board. Lynne went on to say that the entrants … 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

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