The Saturday Club gives teenagers a chance to make their voices heard.

Club Member, Writers' Centre Norwich and University of East Anglia

The Saturday Club gives teenagers a chance to make their voices heard.

Club Member, Writers' Centre Norwich and University of East Anglia

The Saturday Club gives teenagers a chance to make their voices heard.

Club Member, Writers' Centre Norwich and University of East Anglia

Writing&Talking

We all have a story to tell, and the way we communicate it can be infinitely creative. Expressing ourselves effectively is also an essential skill that can help build confidence in life and work. Writing&Talking is the newest Saturday Club to be launched so it’s an exciting time to join. Club Members explore many different aspects of written and spoken communication, and look at the techniques that can transform ideas, thoughts and facts into something extraordinary. 

What will you learn?

Writing&Talking Clubs work on diverse communication projects. In the first Club, a partnership with the Writers’ Centre Norwich and University of East Anglia, Members built their city word by word, writing folk tales, travel guides, newspapers, and launching Norwich’s first literary festival. Other Clubs have created zines, marketing campaigns and stories for film, TV and video games. Club Members’ work has been performed, displayed and even published. Clubs also take part in Masterclasses with professionals such as journalists, poets, game developers and theatre critics.

You can find your nearest Writing&Talking Saturday Club on the map.

A showcase evening for the Writers' Centre Norwich and University of East Anglia Writing&Talking Saturday Club pilot

Club Members note taking at the London Visit

Protest banners created as part of an Arts Council Collection Masterclass

Club Members write slam poetry ready to perform

Journalism Masterclass at the English National Opera where Club Members also got a chance to go backstage

Writing a review of the ENO's production of Iolanthe with a professional critic

Writers' Centre Norwich and University of East Anglia Writing&Talking Club showcase in the historic Dragon Hall

 

Did you know?

Television and radio, film, theatre and social media – these are just a few of the industries that need people with a love of words and the skills to use them well. The book and journal publishing sector alone is worth almost 5 million a year to the UK economy.

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