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Arts Richmond 2017 Young Writers' Festival


Arts Richmond Young Writers’ Festival is open to all young people who either live or attend a school or club in the borough of Richmond on Thames. It is a chance to write in any descriptive form: stories, poems, playlets, lyrics for songs. Entries are judged in 4 age groups with prizes for all the shortlisted entrants. In addition, Arts Richmond appoint a Young Laureate with an award of £200 and a Junior Laureate awarded £100 and provide opportunities during the year for the Laureates to write about events taking place in the borough for possible publication.

All entrants on the short list will be invited to a gala awards event at the Orange Tree theatre in Spring 2017. For further information visit