Creative-writing festival

Temporary page for creative-writing event organisers to check content of their event(s)
Darlington Arts Festival takes place annually and is co-ordinated by Darlington for Culture and supported by Creative Darlington.
To book a place or buy tickets (if applicable), please contact each event organiser via links in list below.
KEY: (b) booking required; (CW) creative-writing event

Festival programme 15-18 May

Friday 15 May:
‘Prompted to write – inspired by art’ Age UK Hub 10am-noon (CW) (b)
‘Sound as a poem – writing workshop’ Crown Street Library 12.30pm-2.30pm (CW) (b)
‘BOO! – writing spooky stories’ Crown Street Library 3pm-5pm (CW) (b)
Saturday 16 May:
‘Blogging for kids workshop’ Crown Street Library 9.15am-10.45am (CW) (b)
‘An introduction to life writing’ Crown Street Library 11am-noon (CW) (b)
‘Vane Women – page to stage’ Crown Street Library 12.30pm-2pm (CW) (b)
‘Vane Women – poetry reading’ Crown Street Gallery 2.30pm-3.30pm (CW) (free)
‘Poetry reading by Rachel Burns – A girl in a blue dress Crown Street Gallery 3.30pm-4pm (CW) (free)
Sunday 17 May:
‘Starting a writer’s blog’ Dolphin Centre 10am-noon (CW) (b)
‘Young writers storybook workshop’ Dolphin Centre 12.30pm-2.30pm (CW) (b)
‘It’s the way you tell ’em – humour-writing workshop’ Dolphin Centre 2.30pm-5.30pm (CW) (b)
‘Open mic’ for writers’ Hash bar 6pm-8pm (CW)
Monday 18 May:
‘Bennet House writers’ group’ Bradbury House 10.30am-noon (CW) (free)