Events

Upcoming events for the Northern Short Story Festival… we hope to see you there!

 

Upcoming Events

*** SOLD OUT *** #UrbiWrite, The Urban Writing Retreat For You! At Carriageworks Theatre

Booking is now open for our fourth UrbiWrite, our single-day writing retreat. Need time, space, somewhere quiet to write? We are hosting our fourth UrbiWrite on Saturday 13th April, at Carriageworks Theatre in Leeds. This is not a taught retreat, but a quiet space for you to come and work on whatever project you're writing […]

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Carriageworks Theatre, The Electric Press, 3 Millennium Square
Leeds, LS2 3AD United Kingdom
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Free

Flash Fiction Slam with Tania Hershman & Benjamin Judge

This year, we are incredibly proud to be bringing back our Flash Fiction Slam for the third year in a row. Take our challenge, and maybe you could end up in our Flash Fiction Hall of fame! The rules are simple. Each contender has 5 minutes to read a complete story. Our judges will mark […]

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Carriageworks Theatre, The Electric Press, 3 Millennium Square
Leeds, LS2 3AD United Kingdom
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£4

We Were Strangers: Stories Inspired by Joy Division

Formed in 1976 in Salford, Joy Division are one of the most influential and best-loved bands Britain has produced. They developed a unique sound and style that made them one of the pioneers of the late-1970s post-punk movement. The We Were Strangers anthology (Confingo publishing) delivers a thoughtful, absorbing and intense response almost 40 years […]

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Fiction Blankety Blank at The Vic FREE

Saturday 1st June, 5.30-8.30, The Victoria Pub. FREE “Last night I dreamed I went to…. again…” Come and join us for a round of Fiction Blankety Blank, hosted by Ian ‘Les Dawson’ Harker of Strix magazine. This event will be held at The Victoria Pub on Great George Street, where food & drink are served. […]

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Victoria Pub, 28 Great George Street
Leeds, LS13DL
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Free

Festival Academy Showcase featuring Naomi Booth £4 / FREE

The Northern Short Story Festival is proud to support & develop 12 new short story writers. Featuring prizewinning short story writers, Pushcart nominees, a Best of British Short Stories author, and poetry slam champions, this event showcases just what it is that makes our Academy members so special. Come along to hear their stories! This […]

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Carriageworks Theatre, The Electric Press, 3 Millennium Square
Leeds, LS2 3AD United Kingdom
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£4

Creatives Mixer hosted by The Northern Short Story Festival FREE

Are you an artist, film maker, developer, musician, or craft maker? Whether you knit or edit, our Creatives Mixer on June 2nd is for you. Hosted by the Northern Short Story Festival, the only festival in the North dedicated to short stories and short story writers, the Creatives Mixer aims to bring artists, makers and […]

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Carriageworks Theatre, The Electric Press, 3 Millennium Square
Leeds, LS2 3AD United Kingdom
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Free