Spark Young Writers Group


Join Writing West Midlands newest creative writing group for children & young people aged 8-16 at Shrewsbury Museum & Art Gallery . Learn Creative writing skills, be inspired and develop confidence . Led by a professional writer, this group meets monthly on Saturdays from 2-4pm from September to June. £6 per session.

 Visit the Young Writers’ tab on to book your place. Hurry, places are limited!


Once a month, join a local professional writer to deliver a two hour long Creative Writing Workshop for young people. You will have the opportunity to develop your skills over the ten months as you build first hand experience in planning, supporting, and in part delivering the workshop.

Over the ten weeks, you and the Lead Writer will introduce the group to a wide range of types of writing – from poetry, to radio plays, to novels, the groups will be a fun and engaging way for the young writers to learn more about Creative Writing!

2019- Volunteering Opportunity

We are looking for someone who enjoys and is passionate about creative writing. Do you spend your free time working on your novel, or reading poetry at open mics? This could be the role for you. We want friendly, enthusiastic people who may be interested in working with young people, or want experience in leading workshops. You can apply here:

Lead and Assistant Writer application form 2019