Young Writers' retreat
13, 14, 15 August 2019
10:00 – 16:00 each day
Chalkwell Hall, Westcliff on Sea
With three days filled with fun writing and creative activities, author led workshops and plenty of free writing space to grow ideas our Young Writers’ Retreat is a must for all 8 – 12 year olds with a passion for writing. Each day will be split into different sessions with new workshops offered each day to to inspire and help the young people attending to develop their ideas in a variety of ways.
Our special guest authors this year are Poet Justin Coe on 14 August, Author and Illustrator Karl Newson on 15 August and Author Ellie Irving on 16 August. Each one will be running a brand new workshop followed by a book signing.
The cost is £25 for one day and £60 for all three.
Spaces are limited, please contact us for more information and to book by emailing
We would like to thank our friends at Metal and Yes&Pepper for their generous support of this project.
Our guest authors from L to R Karl Newson, Ellie Irving and Justin Coe.