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  • Young Writers' Festival 2021/22 Competition Launch

    Arts Richmond's Annual writing competition For all young people in the borough.

    Wednesday 1 September 2021 - Friday 3 December 2021
    09:00

    ETNA Community Centre

    TW2 2AR

    Arts Richmond Young Writers' Festival is open to all young people who either live or attend school/clubs in the Borough of Richmond upon Thames. It is a chance to demonstrate writing skills of any form:stories,descriptive writing,poems, playlets,lyrics for songs-whatever the imagination can devise.

    Entries are judged in four age groups with prizes for all winning entries. In addition, Arts Richmond appoints a Junior and Senior Laureate who will be given opportunities during the following year to write about events taking place in the borough, for possible publication.

    All shortlisted entrants will be invited to a gala awards event in a prestigious venue Spring 2022.

    Entry rules are simple: entrants may write about any subject of their choice, in any format (e.g. a poem, story, play script, news item etc.) not exceeding 500 words or 25 lines for a poem. ENTRIES MUST BE IN TYPED FORMAT (Hand written entries will be disqualified)

    Extracts from longer pieces will be accepted. All entries must be exclusively the entrant's own work.

    Entries will be judges in the following Categories.

    • School Years 4 and under
    • School Years 5 and 6
    • School Years 7 to 9
    • School Years 10 and over.

    Send Your entry to:

    Arts Richmond Young Writers'Festival

    ETNA Community Centre Room 21, 13 Rosslyn Road, Twickenham, TW1 2AR.

    Or email: YWentries@artsrichmond.org.uk 

    Please give full name, address, telephone number, email, date of birth, school year, and school or club you are attending in a covering letter/email or form provided by your school. (NAMES ENTERED DIRECTLY ONTO WORK WILL DISQUALIFY THE PIECE)

    Deadline: Friday 3rd December 2021

     

     

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