Young Writers' Group

Hexham Young Writers (11-14yrs group)

Aged between 11-14yrs and want to write fiction or poetry? If so, try our eight-week creative writing course which has been specially designed for aspiring writers in Years 7, 8 and 9. Meeting weekly at the Queen’s Hall Arts Centre, you’ll explore how to create captivating characters and gripping plot lines and get valuable, constructive feedback on your writing with professional writer and group leader, Amanda Quinn. 

This series of 8 workshops will take place from 4pm -5.30pm at the Queen’s Hall on the following dates:

Tuesday 23rd January

Tuesday 6th February

Tuesday 27th February

Tuesday 12th March

Tuesday 26th March

Tuesday 16th April

Tuesday 30th April

Tuesday 14th May

Come along to have fun and make new writer friends!

For more information, and to sign up, please email info@hexhambookfestival.co.uk

This course is free and is supported by Hexham Book Festival and Queen’s Hall Arts. 


Amanda is a writer and tutor who lives in Newcastle upon Tyne. Her short stories and poems have been published online and in print. She teaches creative writing and has delivered courses and workshops online and in community centres, libraries, museums, day centres, and schools across North East England to encourage and support people to write. She is particularly interested in helping people benefit from being creative in their everyday lives and her sessions are designed to be enjoyable as well as inspiring.