Spread The Word - Poetry Award - Deadline: 2 May 2017

Are you working with poets aged 13 - 25? Or, are you a 13 - 25 year old poet yourself? Take a look at Spread The Word's new Awards for young poets in London, judged by Caleb Femi. 

Prizes include £75 vouchers, £75 cash, publication on Spread the Word's website and invitations to participate in Caleb Femi's Poetry Lab in June 2017. Poets can submit one entry each; either a performance (via video) or a page poem. The deadline for entries is 2 May at 5pm.

For more information, please visit: www.spreadtheword.org.uk/young-peoples-laureate-london-poetry-award


Spread The Word - Writers competition - Deadline 1 June 2017 

Spread the Word and Londnr Magazine have joined forces in a mission to find new writers to contribute to their upcoming print publication, which will focus on arts, lifestyle and culture in the capital.


To apply, writers must send an essay/non-fiction piece of up to 1000 words with a pitch of up to 300 words for an article they would like to write for the Londnr. The winner plus two runners-up will receive a paid contract with the Londnr, free tickets to launch events, mentoring with experienced editors and membership to Spread the Word’s London Writers Network.
The deadline is 1 June.

To find out nore, please visit: www.spreadtheword.org.uk/londnr-new-voices-competition-association-spread-word-open-entries/


Ed Fringe - Emerging Producers Development Programme - Deadline: 15 May 2017

The Emerging Producers Development Programme is a creative and professional development programme designed for emerging UK based producers interested in using the Fringe as a platform for their ongoing career development. 

The programme is open to UK based independent producers working across all disciplines and genres of the performing arts, who would not qualify for Arts Industry accreditation through the Fringe Society’s Arts Industry Office.

For more information, please visit: www.edfringe.com/take-part/arts-industry/emerging-producers/apply


National Theatre - Workshop - Experiment with Digital Storytelling - Deadline: 27 May 2017

How can we use digital technology to tell stories? Explore virtual reality, 360-degree filming, and other technologies used to create immersive, theatrical experiences, in this practical workshop with the National Theatre’s Digital Development team. Try out the technology and hear from artists and technologists who are developing and using this equipment, to create bold new work.

Full information can be found at: www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/shows/16-21-digital-storytelling