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Writing East Midlands seeking lead writers for ‘The Elder Tree’ project (paid)

Writing East Midlands is the writer development agency for the region and supports, promotes and champions writing from the East Midlands.  They are currently seeking resident writers for their project, the Elder Tree. Writer in Residence Brief:  12 positions available in Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, rural parts of Lincolnshire, Corby and Leicester. Writing East Midlands is looking …

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Southwark Playhouse seeking writing workshop facilitators (paid)

As part of Southwark Council’s Black History Month celebrations in October 2019, Southwark Playhouse is recruiting two writers to lead on an exciting creative writing project with young people in our community. Each working with a primary school class in Elephant and Castle, the writers will lead six weekly workshops. These will focus on the …

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The Old Vic: The Florence Kleiner Bursary open for applications from female directors

*This one’s for the directors out there! The Old Vic are delighted to announce the Florence Kleiner Bursary which will support an emerging female Director based outside of London. The £12,000 bursary will encompass a year-long attachment to The Old Vic, beginning with the recipient’s appointment as Baylis Assistant Director to Emma Rice on the upcoming Season …

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Manchester Writers’ Retreat Rep Needed for Writers’ HQ

“WHQ NEEDS YOU! It is finally time for us to venture north and bring our procrastination-busting Writers’ Retreats past the Watford Gap, starting with Manchester.” Their ideal candidate will be an early career writer who is looking to branch out into teaching/facilitating, who is approachable, professional, lively and fun, and has interesting things to say …

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Leeds Writers’ Retreat Rep Needed for WHQ (paid)

“WHQ NEEDS YOU! It is finally time for us to venture north and bring our procrastination-busting Writers’ Retreats past the Watford Gap, starting with Manchester.” Their ideal candidate will be an early career writer who is looking to branch out into teaching/facilitating, who is approachable, professional, lively and fun, and has interesting things to say …

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Buxton Museum seeking artists and writers for commission (paid)

Buxton Museum has been open to visitors for 125 years. In that time it has told the story of the Peak District to thousands of people. To celebrate, and as a result of a successful Arts Council application they are looking to commission four emerging, contemporary artists, writers or performers to make new work using digital technology …

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University of Worcester seeking playwright for commission (paid)

The University of Worcester (UW) Theatre and Film Department, is looking for an inspiring playwright or playwrights to collaborate with our MTheatre students on the creation of two new plays to be performed at the Edinburgh Festival in 2019. MTheatre in Touring Theatre is The University of Worcester’s unique 4 year Integrated Masters in Touring Theatre …

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Writing West Midlands seeking workshop leaders (paid and volunteer positions available)

Writing West Midlands have vacancies for workshop leaders and assistants for their Spark Young Writers project. The vacancies span across the region, including Birmingham, Worcester, Evesham, Coventry and Stoke on Trent Writing West Midlands runs the largest programme of creative writing activities for young people in the country. They have two roles available: Creative Writing Workshop Leader:  …

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The Dot Collective seeking playwrights for community collaboration One Hundred Trillion (paid)

The Dot Collective is a professional theatre company and registered charity that creates and provides professional theatre to those living with dementia, the elderly and those in care. They are developing new plays in collaboration with dementia groups in South London for 2018. The project is called One Hundred Trillion based on the fact that there …

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Gladstone’s Library seeking Writers in Residence (covers expenses and £100/wk honorarium)

Now seeking applicants for its seventh year, Gladstone’s Library’s competitive Writer in Residence programme provides space and resources for four writers whose work engages with liberal values. By liberal values, we do not mean views aligned with any one political ideology, but rather: a commitment to freedom and social justice; tolerance and respect of difference; …

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