Show Information


Do you like writing? Would you like to work with a professional writer and find out more about selected Mayflower Theatre shows? Are you at secondary school or college? Would you like to see your work performed and published online and in print?

ArtfulScribe and Mayflower Theatre are inviting young people to get involved with a free exciting creative project that will help develop skills, confidence, and experience of a writer’s life.

Participants will explore creative writing through workshops on topics like characterisation, dialogue, setting and plot. Writers will work across genres including non-fiction, fiction, poetry and script-writing.

Sessions will take place on a weekly basis, on Saturday mornings during term-times. These sessions are free but we are looking for commitment. Places are limited, please register your interest by calling Mayflower Box Office. All workshops are suitable for beginners and advanced writers.

Group 1: Ages 11 to 14 Time: 9am - 10.45am
Group 2: Ages 15 to 18 Time: 11am - 1pm

Location: Empire Suite, Mayflower Theatre

We look forward to hearing from you and hope to see you at Mayflower Theatre!

Mayflower Young Writers project is delivered in partnership with ArtfulScribe and kindly supported by Arts Council England.

Running Time

Approx. 2 hours

Age Advice:

For ages 11 - 18

Standard Pricing

Free. Register your interest by calling Box Office on 02380 711811


Click here for further information on concessions, discounts & groups.

Autumn Term Spring Term Summer Term
Sat 6 Oct Sat 12 Jan Sat 27 Apr
Sat 13 Oct Sat 19 Jan Sat 4 May
Sat 3 Nov Sat 26 Jan Sat 11 May
Sat 10 Nov Sat 9 Feb Sat 18 May
Sat 17 Nov Sat 2 Mar Sat 8 Jun
Sat 24 Nov Sat 9 Mar Sat 15 Jun
Sat 1 Dec Sat 16 Mar Sat 22 Jun
Sat 8 Dec Sat 23 Mar Sat 29 Jun
Sat 15 Dec Sat 30 Mar Sat 6 Jul
  Sat 13 Jul
  Sat 20 Jul

Group 1: Ages 11 to 14 Time: 9am - 10.45am
Group 2: Ages 15 to 18 Time: 11am - 1pm