Using words and images to inspire change

DSW Member Chrissie and Leicestershire based photographer Linda Young,  are working with two groups of young people engaging with Youth Services in Leicestershire, to support and inspire them to create words and photographs marking Leicestershire’s contribution to the international campaign,  ‘Sixteen Days of Action Against Gender Based Violence‘. The exhibition will include work created by …

Crits and congratulations for October

It’s great to share good news as well as our work, which is why October’s meeting went so well – DSW member Lynda couldn’t make it to the meeting, but thanks to Johnny lending us his telephone we could still offer feedback to her as a group, and congratulate her for ‘Voltaire’s Garden’ being a …

Life Stories online with DSW Member Chrissie

This September, DSW member Chrissie is talking online about her experiences in helping people from many different walks of life to tell their life story.‘Have You Ever Thought About Writing Your Life Story?’ is hosted by Denman College on Wednesday 15th September at 4 p.m. To find out more and book a ticket, click here.

DSW plays at Belper in October

Congratulations to DSW members Richard, Johnny and Chrissie whose scripts will all feature at Belper Short Play Theatre this October! Johnny supported a writing friend, now sadly deceased, to deliver the successful script  ‘Someone’s at the Door’, along with Chrissie’s short play ‘Scarface’, and Richard’s *two* plays- ‘From Scratch’ and ‘Feeling Chipper’!  You’ll be able …

Covid-19 update

Derbyshire Scriptwriters is regularly reviewing where and how it holds its monthly meetings due to the current Covid-19 pandemic – but we’re still here, still writing, and still supporting each other by exchanging information and opportunities and critiquing scripts.We hope to be back inside our regular meeting place inside Derby Museum soon, and will keep …

Better later than never: AGM report (27 June 2021)

It was a breath of fresh air in every way for members of Derbyshire Scriptwriters to finally meet for their Annual General meeting last weekend – our AGM met in the outside seating of Quad Cafe to catch up on what had been achieved in the last year, and discuss what we planned to do …