Events & Workshops

Here you’ll find details of upcoming events and workshops. If you’re looking for our online courses/ workshops, you can find them by clicking on the  ‘resources’ menu on the home page.

Workshops: Coming up in 2020

Find all our upcoming  workshops here! We’ll be updating this page throughout the year, so don’t forget to check back regularly.

**Due to Covid-19, we won’t be taking any payments for workshop bookings at the moment, you can still express your interest by using the booking form, and we’ll keep you posted about when the workshop will take place. We plan to either postpone or offer online workshops for any that can’t go ahead, and will be updating this page regularly with any further news**.

An Introduction to Musical Theatre Writing (with Emily Garside)

6 June 2020 10am-1pm postponed until (tentatively) October. We will be running an online taster version of this workshop via Zoom on 20 June 2020 which will cost £8 for members. Find out more here.

This half day will explore the fundamentals of musical theatre writing. Beginning with structure, and how it differs from playwriting you will explore how musicals work and how you can begin using those tools to develop your own.

Find out more and book here.

Plan your Play in a Day (with Kimberley Andrews)

27 June 2020 10.30am-5pm Postponed until (tentatively) October 

Back by popular demand this one day intensive course will take you through the steps of planning a play from developing compelling characters to building a solid structure. Come with the seeds of an idea, leave with a full plan for writing your first draft!

Find out more and book here

Making an Impact in your Opening Scene 

1 August 2020  10am-1pm

When you submit your play to theatres or competitions, the first few pages are everything. In this workshop we’ll explore how to hook the reader from the very first page!

Read more and book here. 

The Redrafting Programme

19 September 2o20, 17 October, 7 November 2020, 10am-1pm

Back for the third year running, this course combines masterclasses with one-to-one tutorials to take your first draft to the next level.

Find out more and book here.