Invitations to our annual summer garden party in Norfolk will be sent out to all members soon. Until you get your invitation, please save the date and time: Saturday 29 June 2019, 12.30 until 4 pm.
We have received the following email:
I am writing to you as the East Anglian Writers may be interested in a once-only creative writing course we are hosting.
A dear friend of mine, Lesley Beake, is visiting from South Africa. She has been writing for most of her life and has had many books published for children and youth (www.lesleybeake.co.za). She will be running a writing course while she is here, which we are hosting at our space in Linton: Cambridge Makers (www.cambridgemakers.org - we usually run making courses in all manner of media!)
Full details of the course can be found on the following page:
With kind regards,
6 Lintech Court
Thursday 6th & Friday 7th June
10.00 - 15.00 each day
We have received the following email, which may interest some of you:
Creative Future and the National Centre for Writing are offering free creative writing workshops in Norwich—exclusively designed for those who face barriers due to health, mental health, identity or social circumstance. They are for any level of writing ability—beginner to advanced.
18 June – The Weight of Words
25 June – Food for Thought
2 July – Landscape & Identity
9 July – What the Fly Saw
16 July - Birds
23 July – Private Performance & Recording
115-123 King Street
Norwich NR1 1QE
Participants can attend any, all or as many as they like. We do ask that they book a place via:
We have received the following email, which may interest many of you:
As part of our 2019 Felixstowe Book Festival we have an extraordinary programme of
workshops for writers. To book for these or for our programme of over 50
events taking place between 27 and 30 June please visit www.felixstowebookfestival.co.uk
Felixstowe is easily accessible by road (A14) and rail.
For published and aspiring writers we have eleven workshops happening in
the Edwardian seaside town of Felixstowe and in the neighbouring tiny
fishing village of Felixstowe Ferry with its timeless atmosphere, its
collection of unusual residences, shacks and houseboats and 1950s-
styled café. Felixstowe Ferry is situated at the mouth of the River
Workshops in Felixstowe town will take place in the elegant Orwell Hotel
and in a shipping container. Workshops in Felixstowe Ferry will take
place in the sailing club with splendid views of the river, in St
Nicholas Church, in a Martello tower and outdoors near the River Deben.
To all those who have booked a place on the EAW spring outing, to be held on Sunday 19 May: please note that a final email detailing payment options, pick-up and drop-off points, itinerary etc will be sent out very soon.
Please come and join fellow EAW members at the next pub get-together in Norwich: Tuesday 30 April from 5 pm until about 7 pm at the Coach & Horses, Bethel Street, Norwich. Bring a book or two to give away/swap/lend if you like.
The Lasse Press and the author invite EAW members to join them at the launch of Norwich Submerged: the meandering river and the Great Flood on Tuesday 2 April at New Mills Pumping Station, 8 New Mills Yard, Norwich NR3 3AH. Drinks will be served. Booking is essential as places are limited, so please indicate your preferred timeslot (5 pm or 5.45 pm) by emailing email@example.com or texting 07888 231 500. Note that the venue has stairs and machinery in situ and is therefore unsuitable for those with walking difficulties or children under 12.
EAW member Susan Curran of Lasse Press invites EAW members to attend the launch of Landscape of Towers: the explorer's guide to the lost churches and religious ruins of Norfolk by Clive Dunn on Thursday 28 March at the Book Department, Lower Ground Floor, Jarrolds, London Street, Norwich. The event will begin at 6 pm for 6.30 pm and is free. Drinks will be served. Please book a ticket via www.jarrold.co.uk/event-diary/event-list and feel free to bring your friends.
Our first event for 2019 will be a pub get-together at the Coach & Horses, Bethel Street, Norwich on Thursday 3 January from 5 to 7 pm. Please note the new venue and day of the week! Very much hope to see as many of you as can make it.
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