July 30
PENfro Book Festival Poetry Competition
PENfro Book Festival First Chapter Competition

Croeswen Isaf, Betws Ifan, Newcastle Emlyn SA38 9QL

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Closing date: 31st July 2018

HISSAC Short Story Competition and Flash Fiction Competition

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August 9

Second Light Competition

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NAWGFest 2018

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NAWGFest 2018

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August 24

Torbay Open Poetry Competition

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Swallows and Amazons

Until August 26

Storeyhouse, Chester



It’s a wonderful thing, children’s imagination, truly fantastic, and boundless. And for adaptations of this book, you certainly need to channel your inner child. That said, last time I saw a production, it was set in the attic; this, written by the acclaimed Bryony Lavery, has the undoubted advantage of

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The Big I Am

Until July 14



Peer Gynt? I know nothing.

And to be honest, not much wiser now except I don’t believe I should like to know him, for a worse anti-hero you are unlikely to meet. That he has

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June 30

Poetry Space Competition 2018 

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June 30
The London Magazine’s Poetry Prize 2018
1st Prize: £500 | 2nd Prize: £300 | 3rd Prize £200.
40 lines maximum.
Entry: £10, £5 for subsequent poems
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Shrek: The Musical    

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June 13-23

On tour until January 6


What a pantomime – is it really possible for such a transformation, to make a cartoon film into a successful musical? Hell, yes. After all, if somebody can run the gamut from nun to doctor’s wife to royalty… Princess Fiona has you wanting to google another word for ‘feisty’, and you’re full of

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