Outwalkers: Creative Writing to Performance with Fiona Shaw Year 8 writers from Tweedmouth Middle School, Berwick and Chantry Middle School, Morpeth, joined children’s author Fiona Shaw and writer Martin Riley, to write their response to Fiona’s first children’s story ‘Outwalkers’. This was followed by a performance workshop with Fiona and York Youth Theatre lead Kate Veysey. Students benefitted from; an opportunity to develop and perform their own creative responses to some of the most important environmental & humanitarian questions we face today work together as a team to resolve an imagined predicament, using drama create theatrical realisations for charged story situations. Develop story ideas, script scenes, and realise these imaginatively in the theatre, gaining feedback and encouragement from a novelist, a theatre writer and a theatre director. Two work-in-progress scripts from the workshops can be read here.