Spark Young Writers Group

A monthly writing group for young people who are interested in creative writing from poems to plays, and editing to dialogue.

Develop your creative writing skills and learn about being a writer through working collaboratively and individually across ten sessions from September to June. Led by award-winning novelist Amanda Smyth, they meet monthly on Saturday mornings. 

Spark Young Writers group meeting.
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Spark Young Writers Group
Meeting monthly on Saturdays at The Other Place, Southern Lane, Stratford-upon-Avon, CV37 6BB
Suitable for ages 12-16 (school years 7-12 at school)

The group will work towards a showcase event for friends and family in June 2020. There are also opportunities for group members to take part in other events as well as publishing their writing in an online magazine.

The group will meet from 10.30am – 12.30pm, monthly on Saturdays from September 2019 to June 2020, on the dates below.


  • Saturday 14 September
  • Saturday 12 October
  • Saturday 9 November
  • Saturday 14 December


  • Saturday 11 January
  • Saturday 8 February
  • Saturday 14 March
  • Saturday 25 April - cancelled
  • Saturday 9 May
  • Saturday 13 June

Booking a place

Spaces are available for Spark Young Writers both through the RSC and Writing West Midlands. Please call 01789 403493 for bookings and box office enquiries.

More about Spark Young Writers

The Spark Young Writers Group (formerly the Write On Young Writers' Group) is a project of Writing West Midlands working in association with us. For more information on the workshops, please contact Emma Boniwell at Writing West Midlands on 0121 246 2774 or