In this Beginners Creative Writing course we have fun and inspire creativity, using a variety of methods to stimulate our writing – reading, writing (in class and for homework), sharing/listening, giving and receiving feedback, and revising our work.

Who is the course for?

Any beginner over the age of 50 who wants to explore their creative writing skills.

We believe that theatre should be for everyone and always ensure our building and sessions are accessible to all participants, removing any barriers to participation. Find out more about Access at Nottingham Playhouse here and please tell us if there is anything further we can do to ensure our sessions are accessible for you. You can get in touch at

Do I need to bring anything?

You need only bring along pen and paper (if you’d like to bring your own), a ‘give it a go’ attitude and your good self.

Are there any additional costs?

Everything is included in the course price and we’ll provide any additional materials.

Can I try it first?

Yes, we offer a taster session for those who would like to try before they buy (subject to availability). You can register your interest for a taster session by emailing and you will receive an email once places are available for booking.


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Covid-19 Safety

When attending in person, we want you to feel confident that you’ll have a great time and by following the guidelines, everyone – participants and our team alike – can enjoy fantastic theatre experiences together again. Click here for the most up to date information on our safety measures. Sessions for this course are in person, however if you would like to attend on Zoom please email