5.30 pm to 6.30 pm
Online via Zoom
Price: £2.75

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Made In Derbyshire member contact details:

Arts Team, Alfreton Library Severn Square
DE55 7BQ

01629 532886


Writing Ambitions Celebration Panel Event

Showcase and Q&A via Zoom
The commissioned writers working on the Writing Ambitions project will be showcasing their poems and poetry films followed by a Q&A session. Each writer was commissioned by a Derbyshire based festival, a member of Festivity.

Rebecca Goldsmith (Melbourne Festival)

Kaozara Oyalowo (Tapton Lock Festial)

Emma Pass (Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site Discovery Days Festival)

Ioney Smallhorne (Erewash Festival of Light)

This event will be closed by poet Sophie Sparham who has delivered commissions for clients such as BBC Radio 4 and the V&A.

The link to attend this Zoom event will be emailed out to guests a few days prior to the event. Booking is essential.

Our project

In 2019 we embarked on a Writing Ambitions literature project offering writers paid commissions working with a Derbyshire based arts festivals, training, and mentorship. We are now holding our end-of-project celebrations which include this event.

The project is funded and supported by Derbyshire County Council, Arts Derbyshire including members of Festivity, Writing East Midlands, Junction Arts and supported by Arts Council England with funding from the National Lottery.


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