Month: November 2017

LPW Online Book Club – The Long Christmas Dinner

The LPW Online Book Club is our latest initiative, exclusive for our members. Not a member yet? Well, if you want a jump start for your writing for the price of a cup of coffee, what are you waiting for? Sign up here today! (Want more reasons to join and a bit more info? Read this). This …

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Accessibility in Theatre: A Chat With Director Fauve Alice

How do you create theatre for people who are too often ignored in this industry? Read Editor Jennifer Richards’ Q&A with director Fauve Alice to find out… Spare Tyre are a theatre company that produce bold and powerful performances that not only includes, but are driven by those who are usually voiceless when it comes …

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: Persistent and Nasty seeking female and femme-identifying writers

Each week we look through our pile of writing opportunities to pick out one we think is particularly worth your time. It could be an innovative brief, great prize money, a high-profile company, or just plain fun. This week’s pick: Persistent and Nasty seeking female and femme-identifying writers Description: Persistent and Nasty is a platform for …

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Steyning Festival Theatre Trails 2018

Entries are invited for the 2018 Steyning Festival Theatre Trails. These should be one act plays with maximum performance length of 40 minutes, small casts, and simple production and staging requirements, suitable for staging in a variety of small venues, indoor or outside. Selected plays will be given two performances to audiences of up to 40. The …

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RSL Literature Matters Awards

The RSL’s new Literature Matters Awards aim to reward and enable literary excellence and innovation.  Each year, after an open call for proposals, the Awards will be given to individual writers or other literary creators, recognising their past achievements and providing them with financial support to undertake a proposed new piece of writing or literary project.  Launched …

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Talawa accepting scripts from Black British Writers

Talawa specialises in developing Black British writers, and their scriptreading service is open through November 2017. Talawa‘s history of nurturing and collaborating with outstanding writers like Roy Williams, Derek Walcott, Jackie Kay and Malorie Blackman is well known. Talawa is now developing the next generation of Black British writers such as Arinze Kene, SomaliaSeaton, Theresa Ikoko …

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Recognize & Inspiring seeking playwright for project based in the West Midlands

Recognize & Inspiring are looking for a script writer to work with several community groups and a group of actors. The brief is to develop a play about civil rights in Birmingham. The play will be performed as part of a series of events at a venue in Birmingham and will be filmed and used as …

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Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 24 November 2017

Want to support LPB? Become a member! Our weekly Friday round-up of opportunities listed on the blog that haven’t yet reached their closing date (listed in order of closing date).  Opportunities are grouped into four sections: 1) Pick of the Week & featured posts; 2) Opportunities with Deadlines; 3) Workshops and Events; 4) Ongoing opportunities (No deadline). …

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Open Commission – Call for proposals, MGSO4 Festival (£1,500 fee)

MGSO4 Festival is a multi-arts festival based in Epsom, Surrey, and they have announced a new open arts commission to celebrate the 400-year anniversary of the discovery of Epsom Salts and the festival theme ‘Discovery.’ Artists, groups and creative activists working in any genre of the arts are invited to submit a proposal on the …

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ART SCHOOL – Access to Leading Work in Arts Education

Art School, the new company being set up to support the education sector and arts industry to come together to improve and protect arts education has announced its next two events in its first initiative. The first of the event will take place on 29 November 2017 and speakers will include The Diversity School Initiative, …

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