Prize Performances

6th April’s meeting was another enjoyable evening. Ejike Ndaji is sad he was unable to be there to convey his appraisals and announce the winners in person, but our Competition secretary, Ana Pope, did a sterling job in his stead. This competition stands as one of the most popular of the current programme, receiving a large … 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

Encore!

2nd February saw the return of James Dimelow to the front for his adjudication of the short playwriting competition. But before we got down to business, we had four successes to announce. The EDP has published two more of Margaret Turner’s poems, My Friend and November. These Margaret read out to an appreciative audience. Another East Anglian … Continue reading

I Am…

Following Ejike Ndaji’s visit to Norwich Writers’ Circle on 19th January, a video of the poem ‘I Am…’ can now be watched on our YouTube channel. ‘I Am…’ was written by the spoken word poet, in collaboration with NWC members, as an exercise, to help and inspire entries for the latest Circle competition, which Ejike … Continue reading

#deadromantic

Congratulations to Norwich Writers’ Circle member James Dimelow, who will have an excerpt of a play performed in a rehearsed reading at the Maddermarket Theatre. The opening scene of James’ latest play ‘Romance’ – which takes a wry and knowing look at marital breakdown – is being featured in an evening of new writing on Thursday 11th … Continue reading

19th January 2016

Norwich Writers’ Circle’s new year begins on Tuesday 19th January at our new meeting venue – Anteros Arts Foundation on Fye Bridge Street. Join us at 7.00pm, for a 7.30pm start, when we will be welcoming Ejike Ndaji. The spoken word poet will be demonstrating and discussing his craft, as well as setting our latest … 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

Lynne Mortimer

Norwich Writers’ Circle’s 2014 begun on 21st January at The Assembly House with a visit from local newspaper columnist and humorist Lynne Mortimer. During another well-attended meeting Lynne, who was Suffolk born, told us how she became a writer, after previously working as a car importer and at a Building Society. Aged 35, our guest … Continue reading

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