Opportunities Weekly Round-up: 16 August 2019

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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Scene 1: a Loughton (Essex)-based writers’ & actors’ group

Interested in a group for playwrights/actors in Loughton in Essex, UK at the eastern end of the London Underground Central Line? The aim would be to have regular meetings where both newbie and experienced playwrights can have their plays read for an audience of group members by actors and then receive constructive feedback with a …

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Opportunities – Pick of the Week: Chippy Lane Productions Welsh Female Writers Group

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: Chippy Lane Productions Welsh Female Writers Group Description: In a bid to develop and champion …

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Newman Consults 4 minute screenplay competition

NewmanConsults.com and Tom Lincoln are organising a “Four Minute Screenplay Competition” that will give the winners the chance to have their film produced in the second half of 2019 as part of the annual “4 x 4 Film Making Challenge”. This is a great chance for screenwriters to make their writing more succinct; receive valuable feedback; and …

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Write About Now seeking submissions for event at the New Wimbledon Theatre

Write About Now is a brand new monthly event giving new and established writers an opportunity to try out their work before a paying audience and a panel of industry professionals. Beginning Sunday, 22nd September, 5 pieces will be selected for each monthly event, then semi-staged in the Studio at New Wimbledon Theatre. What they …

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Glass Splinters seeking submissions for event at the Pleasance

‘Glass Splinters’ is returning for their third event of new writing on the 4th of November in the new Downstairs Space at The Pleasance Theatre in Islington, and are seeking submissions from female (or female identifying, including non-binary and transwomen) writers for pieces inspired by women from history. They can be famous, revolutionary or someone …

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Pontardawe Art Centre’s Script Slam 2019 accepting submissions from Wales based writers

Pontardawe Arts Centre is seeking submissions from Wales based writers for their 2019 Script Slam. Twelve scripts will be selected and performed in three heats during the autumn season in front of an audience and a panel of judges. The judges (Derek Cobley, Chelsey Gillard and Dean Verbeck) will give feedback on all the pieces …

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Writing West Midlands: Short Course: Starting to Write (Prose & Scripts)

A five-week short course on both the creative and the practical aspects of writing novels, short stories and scripts. You’ll create characters, plan plots and discuss dialogue as you write from scratch or develop work you’ve already begun. At the same time you’ll learn about what publishers need and why – plus the essentials you …

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The Progress Theatre launches two projects for aspiring playwrights

The Progress Theatre will be launching two projects for new writers this autumn. Reading Playwrightsis a set of workshops for new playwrights and Scratch Reading is an opportunity for playwrights to see their work staged. The Progress Theatre is at the Mount, off Christchurch Road, Reading RG1 5HL and already supports new writers with its annual short play competition Writefest and their double-bill of …

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