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Cramlington Young Writers


Saturdays 10am-12pm
Current term dates: 12, 19, 26 June and 3, 10, 17 July 2021


Cramlington Library, The Hub at Cramlington, Forum Way, Cramlington, Northumberland, NE23 6YB

Please meet Group Leader Danielle Burn on the 1st floor of the library.

Please note, upon arrival at the library you will be required to either scan the QR code or fill in a paper form for Track and Trace purposes. You must wear a mask whilst inside the library unless you are exempt or have been told you may remove your mask. Water fountains are currently out of use and the café is not yet open so please bring water with you.

Who is it for?

Young people aged 12-19. No writing experience necessary. Everyone is welcome.

Our Cramlington Young Writers’ Group meets weekly in term time at the Concordia Leisure Centre.

A group of friendly, like-minded young writers work with our Group Leader Danielle Burn to explore different genres of creative writing over biscuits and background music.

The group has explored a ton of different writing styles and genres, including crime, fantasy and feminism. In Summer 2018 the group hosted a three day Poetry Summer School, filming their performances for the New Writing North Young Writers’ YouTube. More recently, some of the group performed at a public event for National Poetry Day in collaboration with Poetry Book Society and Nexus Metro.

Although we have some very confident poets and performers in our group, it’s open to everyone, so join us whether you’re ready to share your work or just want to give writing a go in a supportive environment.

Sign up here, or email for more information.

Work from Cramlington Young Writers

Group leader: Danielle Burn

I’m a theatre maker/facilitator and children’s playwright. I work freelance for a variety of different organisations teaching and directing young people in theatre and writing, and I’ve just written my third children’s play!

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