Events

Annual Events 2016

As ever, these events and themes may chop and change as the year develops, so please do check back often, or contact us directly 🙂 Note – the Themes are just suggestions for those who need inspiration, we will cheerfully listen to/critique anything you bring.

March
31st Last Day for Subscriptions
April
7th
14th
21nd
28th
30th Public Workshop @ Art House
May
5th Open Mike Night
12th @ Write Blend/ Joan Nicholson Awards
19th Theme: Tit-For-Tat
26th Theme: A Dark Joke
June
2nd Theme: Clandestine
9th Theme: Circus Fun
16th Lindsey Holland/Poetry Competition Judging (To be rescheduled)
23th Theme: Unholy Alliance
30th Theme: Remembering
July
7th Theme: Pudding
14th Lindsey Holland/Poetry Competition Judging
21st Theme: Animal World
28th Theme: Holiday Snaps
August
4th Theme: Police Drama
11th Theme: Kings and Fools
18th Theme: The Best of Politics
25th Guest Speaker: Sally-Anne Tapia-Bowes
September
1st  Theme: Oddity Rex
8th Theme: Joy and Favour
15th Theme: Lonesome
22nd Autumn Open Mike
29th Theme: Triumphant
October
6th Theme: Planets Suite
13th Theme: Foreign Lives
20th Theme: Jewels In The night
27th Halloween Spooktacular – Scary stories encouraged
31st Last Day for Short Story Competition Entries
November
3rd Theme: For The Birds
10th Theme: Dangerous Times
17th Guest Speaker: Stephen Beattie
24th TBC – Public Workshop
December
1st Theme: Romance In Unlikely Place
8th Theme: Yellowbelly
15th TBC – Short Story Awards Night
22nd Christmas Readings / Last day till New year
January
12th First Day Back/ theme: Shining Stories
19th Theme: Open Your Eyes
26th Theme: A New Outfit
February
2nd Theme: Painful Reconciliation
9th Theme: Joyous Interlude
16th Valentines Verses
23rd AGM  Moved to 2nd March

Oh yeah, 2015 events

Whoops, 2015 is nearly over and we forgot to update the calendar.

Not to worry, remaining events (so far) are:

29th October – Ghostly Goings On!

31st October – End of Short Story Comp

17th December – Christmas Readings

7th January – 1st Meeting after New Year

11th February – Valentines Verses

25th February – AGM

 

Ye List 2014

Annual Events to be chopped and changed

B – Best use of word, T – Themed Night, A – Other Activity, L – Led Discussion, W – Workshop Night

06/03/2014

A; Worst Possible Opening

13/03/2014

B: ‘Planet’

20/03/2014

T: Yarn / Joan Nicholson Launch

27/03/2014

A: Reverse Story – ‘Mr Jones’ Dog died’

03/04/2014

A: Unhelpful Notes

10/04/2014

B: ‘Runner’ / Dennis Workshop Talk

17/04/2014

T: Roads (no meeting)

24/04/2014

A: 5 word story

01/05/2014

Joan Nicholson Judging A: Character Building

08/05/2014

B: ‘Prince’ / A: 5 word story

15/05/2014

T: Baroque / EGM

22/05/2014

A: Out of the hat story

29/05/2014

The Chair Is Off

05/06/2014

B: ‘Posy’

12/06/2014

T: Poison / A: Poems For The Future

19/06/2014

A: Make Them Write It 1

26/06/2014

A: Make them Write it 2

03/07/2014

B: ‘Minimalism’

10/07/2014

T: The Game

17/07/2014

Alternate Week

24/07/2014

Public Workshop Night

31/07/2014

B: ‘Funk’ / L: Kate on Construction

07/08/2014

T: Eternity

14/08/2014

WWI Centenary Night

21/08/2014

Open Non-Mike

28/08/2014

B: ‘Abandoned’

04/09/2014

T: Growth

11/09/2014

A: Inspiring Words

18/09/2014

Guest Speaker: Freda Lightfoot

25/09/2014

B: ‘Scraggy’

02/10/2014

T: Origin

09/10/2014

 L: Rob on E-Publishing

16/10/2014

 A: Converting Forms

23/10/2014

B: ‘Pursuit’

30/10/2014

T: Technology

06/11/2014

A: Embellishing Memories

13/11/2014

 B: ‘For ages 6 and up’

20/11/2014

Open Mike mk2

27/11/2014

T: Stolen

04/12/2014

 A: Rainbow Paragraphs

11/12/2014

Nothing To Report.

18/12/2014

Christmas readings

25/12/2014

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01/01/2015

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08/01/2015

L:

15/01/2015

B: ‘Tension’

22/01/2015

(provis) New Year Wrisolution Day

29/01/2015

 T: Into The Mind

05/02/2015

12/02/2015

B: ‘Tiny’

19/02/2015

Valentines Verses

26/02/2015

A.G.M.

05/03/2015

12/03/2015

B:

19/03/2015

T: Chase

26/03/2015

 

Other Dates

31/03/2014 Final Subscription date
Garden Party
 18/07/14 Guest Speaker 1
Guest Speaker 2
 21/08/14 Open Mike
Christmas Dinner
 24/07/14 Public Event 1
Public Event 2 – Charity
 01/06/14 Short Story Launch
 31/10/14 Short Story End
Poetry Launch