Members News- November 2018

Some great news from DSW members as we head into November:

  • Johnny Sheehan is working on a World War One themed play The Letter, which he hopes to present at the Buxton Fringe Festival in July 2019-
  • Chrissie Hall has been asked to lead a poetry residency at Derby College-
  • Alan Dawson has just received a commission from Mansfield Palace-
  • And Richard Layton’s Pintsized Play from 2012 It’s All in the Mind was revived for 3 October performances by ‘Stage Frighteners’ at the Lord Nelson in Norton sub Hamdon, near Yeovil-

Great work, everyone!

Richard\’s chilling adaptation takes to the stage with Rumpus!

It\’s our summer break so there\’s no August meeting, but we\’d like to wish DSW member Richard and Rumpus Theatre Company the very best with their autumn tour of \’The Devil\’s Bride\’

Adapted by Richard from Sheridan Le Fanu\’s classic Victorian Gothic horror story, Rumpus will be performing across the UK in October and November, with a Derby performance at the Guildhall Theatre on Wednesday 10 October.

To keep up with the tour and all other things Rumpus Theatre, take a look at their page on Twitter here.

July meeting: 2-4pm, Sunday 1st July, Derby Museum

It\’s our final meeting before we take a break for the summer- we\’ll be talking about our member\’s scripts in progress and making plans for our meetings when we meet up in September- if you\’d like to see what we do at one of our crit meetings, come along and say hello on the day, or email us in advance:

New Creative Writing rom DSW member Chrissie

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DSW member Chrissie is inviting residents of Kirk Hallam and nearby in Erewash to join her and professional photographer Linda Young in a series of Click Creat Connect workshops on Friday mornings at Kirk Hallam Community Centre.

Work created in the photography and creative writing sessions will be displayed in Erewash Museum later this year.

Chrissie is always committed to helping fellow members get the very best from their creativity, so we\’re looking forward to hearing from her how it\’s going.
Spaces are limited- for more information, click here.

January Meeting: 2-4pm, Sunday 7th January, Derby Museum

Happy New Year! If your resolution is to get motivated and finish that award-winning-script-in-waiting that\’s half finished on your desktop, you might want to come and say hello…

If you\’d like to join us as we work with our members to develop their scripts in progress, you\’d be very welcome- come and join us on the day, or email us-