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

Exit, Stage Left

A big thank you to James Dimelow for his well-received workshop at our last meeting on Tuesday 3rd November. James’ workshop was entitled “Play Time” – and it certainly was! The playwright had members reading parts from a TV sketch or two, which had us laughing out loud. Ice truly broken, the work began. Firstly, … Continue reading

It’s Play Time

November 3rd: A return to our normal haunt, The Assembly House in Norwich’s Theatre Street will see accomplished playwright and former committee member, James Dimelow, providing the fun. James will be treating us to his workshop, entitled “Play Time”. James has penned six plays to date and received praise from London’s Soho and Royal Court … Continue reading

Creating Imaginary Worlds

October 6th: Barrister, Reuters correspondent, journalist for among others, The Law Society Gazette and Computer Weekly, blogger, poetry publisher, author of the best selling Amazon ebook Writing Genre Fiction – The 12 Rules, Charles Christian, will be setting us this season’s first in-house competition. Though much of his writing career is rooted in the Law … Continue reading

“Speed Dating”

2nd June: We have our much anticipated, so called “Speed Dating” Evening. Romance is not the intention but the learning of others’ writing experiences, favourite genres and ambitions. One-to-one chats and musical chairs is the form. Normal £4 admission at the door applies. We start at 7:30. It’s going to be fun. See you there.

The Life & Times of a Bookseller

19th May 2015:  Bob Welton of Jarrolds Book Dept. team is our man, delivering an evening on what it is to work in, perhaps these days, the hard-sell world of page, print and stich… And/or glue. We begin at 7:30. As always members and visitors are welcome. £4.00 on the door covers room hire and … Continue reading

Of hearts and heritage

3rd March 2015: We welcome historical romance novelist, Louise Allen. Louise will be talking about her career, Scandalously Witty Regency Romances and setting the Ivy Ferrari Cup competition. This is a popular competition, inviting members to get in tune with their romantic streaks. Though not permitted to enter, visitors can nevertheless also look forward to … Continue reading

NEWSFLASH!

There are a couple more changes to the published programme. 17th March will now see scriptwriter Nick Hopkins’ adjudication of Competition 2 with . The meeting on the 7th April will be the adjudication of Competition 3 with Martin Bowman. We will then be back on track, 21st April, which is the launch of our … Continue reading

At Home with the Holmes

17th February: We welcome Frances & Michael Holmes, historians of Norwich. Well-known in the city with many successful local heritage titles, and are amongst the most nominated authors for the East Anglia Book Awards, being winners most recently in 2014. They are professional and frequent speakers so we have a fascinating evening in prospect. They … Continue reading

Colin Sutton Cup for Humour

3rd February:  We are pleased to welcome back Nick Hopkins, who will be delivering his general feedback on the entries to this season’s Colin Sutton Cup for Humour, and of course, announcing the winner. No doubt a good number of the scripts will be read out, or if we’re especially lucky, performed. An evening of … Continue reading

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