Birmingham Young Writers’ Groups

The groups are now closed to new starters for the current academic year. Booking for the new academic year will open in May 2019.
To receive a notification when booking opens, please complete this short form.

We have three groups in Birmingham city centre, all of which are fully booked. To join the waiting list and to express an interest for 2019/2020 and receive advanced notification about places going on sale, please complete the form below:

Birmingham City Centre 1
This is a group for those in school years 3 – 6 led by children’s author, Mandy Ross, and an Assistant Writer. The group will meet at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery’s Learning Zone from 10.30am – 12.30pm on the following Saturdays in 2018/19:

22 September, 2018
20th October, 2018
17th November, 2018
15th December, 2018
19th January, 2019
16th February, 2019
16th March, 2019
6th April, 2019
11th May, 2019
15th June, 2019

Birmingham City Centre 2
This is a group for those in school years 8-12, led by author, Garrie Fletcher, meeting from 1.30 – 3.30pm at the Library in the Birmingham and Midland Institute on the following Saturdays in 2018/19:

Saturday September 15, 2018
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Saturday, December 1, 2018
Saturday, January 12, 2019
Saturday, February 2, 2019
Saturday, March 2, 2019
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Saturday, June 8, 2019

Birmingham City Centre 3
This is a group for those in school years 5 –  8 led by poet and performer, Casey Bailey, and an Assistant Writer. The group will meet at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery’s Learning Zone from 10.30am – 12.30pm on the following Saturdays:

15 September, 2018
20th October, 2018
17th November, 2018
15th December, 2018
19th January, 2019
16th February, 2019
16th March, 2019
6th April, 2019
11th May, 2019
15th June, 2019

Where dates are marked as to be confirmed, we will contact the relevant parents and confirm when we can.

If you have any questions, please contact Emma Boniwell at emma[at]writingwestmidlands.org.

Please note that places are limited. If the group is fully booked, you will be informed as soon possible after we receive your booking form and you will be added to a waiting list.

The Birmingham Spark Young Writers’ Groups are supported by Birmingham Museums and Birmingham and Midland Institute.

www.birminghammuseums.org.uk/bmag  /http://bmi.org.uk/

 

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