An opportunity for aspiring and emerging young writers to showcase their work. As part of the Lambeth Readers and Writers Festival we will be staging an evening of new work created by young people living in the borough. Winning writers will gain a unique insight into the creative process and the chance to see their work staged by a professional cast and director.

COMPETITION CRITERIA Applicants must be aged 18 or under and live or study in Lambeth. Plays must be between 5 - 10 minutes Cast size between 1 – 4 Theme: Social Media (this can be ‘social’ or ‘media’ or ‘social media’) Submissions open on Friday 11th March and close on Monday 18th April.

MASTERCLASSES We will also be holding free Masterclasses in playwriting and spoken word at Brixton Community Base, Talma Road SW2 1AS in partnership with Brixton Youth Theatre

When: Friday 15 April (6 – 8pm) A free Masterclass in Spoken Word with Elliott Daley aka Word Play.

At Brixton Community Base, Talma Road, SW2 1AS

You can follow WordPlay: @WerdPley or To book visit or email

Event details

Friday 15 April 20166 to 8pm
Brixton Community Base
Talma Road
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