Junior Groups 2021-22

These groups are aimed at young people in school years 3 – 6 (aged 8 – 11). For full details, including dates and booking links, please click on the name of the group.

BACK FOR 2021: 

Junior Walsall Group


Meeting in-person at the New Art Gallery Walsall.

Junior Birmingham Group


Meeting in-person at the Library of Birmingham.

Junior South group

Meeting online until restrictions allow in-person meetings.
Select this group if you can get to Rugby, Coventry, Evesham or Ledbury.

Junior North Group

Postponed for the time being. Please look at the other groups available here. 

This group is for those living within range of  Shrewsbury, Burton, Telford or Burton.

Junior Online Group

Meeting online all year, using Zoom.

Suitable for young people all over the region who have an internet connection and device with a camera and microphone.

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.

With groups across the West Midlands, including 2 online-only groups, there will be a Spark Young Writers group near you.

Groups are open to young writers aged 8-17 who are interested in any type of creative writing.

Hereford Assistant Writers needed!

We are looking for an assistant writer to help with our Hereford group. If you like creative writing and  would like to share your enjoyment with young people, join us! It’s great opportunity to learn how to run creative writing workshops and gain experience working with young people.

Young Writers Magazine

Submit your writing for publication in our Spark Young Writers Magazine. 

Exclusively for young people aged 8 – 20.