Burnt Norton Gardens Literary Tour & Talk

2023-02-02T11:58:55+00:00November 23rd, 2022|, , , , |

A rare chance to visit the gardens at Burnt Norton, near Chipping Campden which inspired T S Eliot’s poem, the first of his Four Quartets. Owner Lady Harrowby will lead a guided tour of the gardens and explain the extraordinary history of the estate, renamed Burnt Norton after a disastrous fire in 1741 where the owner, [...]

‘Reread, Revisit, Rethink’ with Loyd Grossman

2023-03-16T15:34:08+00:00November 23rd, 2022||

Distinguished art historian, travel writer and broadcaster, Loyd Grossman, reflects on places he thought he knew well, but continues to find new and surprising insights.  His next book is on Paris, a city that he is now learning to know and enjoy much more intensely. Join him on this journey of rediscovery. "I reread, not because [...]

2022 Short Story Prize now open for entries!

2022-02-02T15:19:56+00:00February 2nd, 2022|Short Story Competition, The festival|

Our annual short story prize is now open for entries! Main prize (over 18s): £400 Ages 14-18yrs: £100 Age 13 and under: £50 2,000 words or less - no theme to adhere to - submit up to 2 entries - free to enter for u18s - no previous submissions please For all the details and [...]

The Julia & Martin Wilson Short Story Prize

2022-02-02T14:33:06+00:00September 16th, 2021|, |

In 2020 Broadway Arts Festival launched a new short story prize in addition to their art competition prizes in order to encourage creativity during the lockdown. The prize was generously sponsored by festival benefactors Julia & Martin Wilson who also judged the very varied and eclectic entries from across the globe. The competition is now an annual [...]

The 2021 Julia & Martin Wilson Short Story Prize

2021-03-16T12:13:17+00:00January 22nd, 2021|, , |

The annual Julia & Martin Wilson Short Story Prize is now open for entries! Entries need to be a maximum of 2,000 words with up to two entries allowed per entrant. There is no theme to adhere to. 2021 Prizes: Main prize (over 18s): £400 Ages 14-18yrs: £100 Age 13 and under: £50 There is a [...]

The Mechanics of Writing Workshop with Vanessa Rigg

2021-03-18T15:39:18+00:00November 14th, 2019||

An intensive 3 hour workshop for those wanting to concentrate on techniques to advance an idea or “work-in-progress” novel. Exercises will concentrate on dialogue, character building, scene set ups, hooks, and speed plotting with a view to giving participants more confidence, structure and material to continue their own work. Suitable for progressing and advanced writers [...]

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