An introduction to writing for stage & radio with Char March

Hive Young Writers’ Day –
An introduction to writing for stage & radio with Char March
When: Saturday 10th February 2017 – from 10.30 to 4.30pm

Do you have an interest in script writing but feel unsure where to start? Want to understand the differences between writing for stage and writing for radio? Or how to script great characters and storylines? If so, join multi-award-winning playwright and poet, Char March, to explore all things script.

With a stack for BBC radio plays broadcast, and stage plays toured, Char will lead this rapid-fire day of fun exercises, laced with advice and tips from 25 years of working as a writer, opening up the world of theatre and radio drama to you.

Tickets £5/ £3 (cons)
Open to young people aged 15 – 25 years from across South Yorkshire
Cost: 
£5 full day/£3 concessions (with refreshments but not lunch included).
Discounts: 
Hive is particularly keen to encourage young people who wouldn’t normally access this type of opportunity, and there are always discounts available for a number of tickets to support individuals who may be unable to pay in full, or to support travel costs within the region. Get in touch ASAP before places fill up if that sounds like you.
Booking: To book a place on this Writers’ Day, email kate@hivesouthyorkshire.com

Where: The Institute of Education, Charles Street Sheffield, S1 2 ND. This is just off Arundel Gate and Arundel Street, less than 5 minutes from Sheffield train station.
Someone will be there to greet people at the reception from 10.15am. Charles Street Building info here
Google map info here 133 Charles Street, Sheffield S1 2ND

With support from Sheffield Hallam University Faculty of Development


Char March has worked as a freelance writer for the last 25 years.  She’s won many awards for her poetry and short fiction, and as a playwright and screenwriter.

Her credits include: six BBC Radio4 plays, eight stage plays and two screenplays. Char has five poetry collections (sixth out Autumn 2018), She’s been Writer-in-Residence for:  Leeds Hospitals Trust;  Ty Newydd; Hull University Business School (and for Business Schools in Latvia, Slovenia and Belgium); the NHS in the North West; the Pennine Watershed Landscape Project; Impressions Photography Gallery; York City Art Gallery; the Annual Midwifery Conference; Temple Newsam mansion and estate, and she has lectured for universities across the North.

Char grew up in Scotland’s industrial belt, and now lives in the Yorkshire Pennines. She has been active in the Disability Politics Movement throughout her adult life. Find out more at: www.charmarch.co.uk