Our group locator can help you find the nearest group. 

Use the filters to narrow choices by age or time of day. Click to find the Group locator.

We are running three”Online Only” groups designed for people who can’t access our other groups. 

They do not appear on the group locator as they are not location specific, but you can find details by clicking on one of the buttons below.

See below for a map of where our groups are plus details below of age ranges.

You can also sign up for the Young People and Schools mailing list.

For exact times and dates of each group, please see below.

Groups are divided into school years 3-6 (junior aged children), and school years 7-12 (secondary school aged children.) 

If you have any questions about Spark Young Writers, please have a look at our Young Writers FAQs  page.

There are opportunities for group members to share their work at events for family members and friends as well as more public events. In previous years, members of the groups have shared their work at the Birmingham Literature FestivalLedbury Poetry FestivalCoventry Mysteries and Wenlock Poetry Festival. Several have also been involved in publications and regularly submit to Spark Young Writers Magazine. 

      Online Only groups

      For further information and to book for these online only groups, please click on one of the buttons below.

      Get Writing

      If you’d like to submit a piece of your writing for possible inclusion in the magazine, please see the Get Involved page to see more details. This magazine is published online three times a year: summer (June/July), winter (October-December) and spring (February-April) terms.

      Our Spark Young Writers groups for September 2023-June 2024 are now available to book.

      Anthology Submissions

      We are now closed to new submissions.

      Volunteer with us

      We are looking for people to help us run our Spark Young Writers groups. It’s a great opportunity to learn how creative writing workshops work.