Launched in 2016, Writing Ambitions is our Derbyshire Residencies Scheme aimed at offering support to writers by delivering projects and workshops in community settings. Writers from all over Derbyshire who did not have the experience of running a creative writing residency before were recruited for this programme. The writers worked with a variety of groups and venues including LGBTQ, families, schools, and addiction and domestic abuse charities.
This project was funded and supported by Derbyshire County Council, Writing East Midlands, and Arts Council England with funding from the National Lottery.
Writing Ambitions – Derbyshire Commissions: A Legacy
Read our legacy document “Writing Ambitions – Derbyshire Commissions 2020-21: How To Write To Commission” put together with the collective wisdoms of our participants and facilitating practitioner writers who were involved in the Writing Ambitions programme of work. We hope that this piece will assist aspiring writers everywhere in developing their craft and their careers in writing.
Arts, Health and Wellbeing in Derbyshire and beyond… Image courtesy of Opus Music CIC
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Arts Derbyshire has supported many performing arts projects over the years. Image courtesy of Junction Arts Tapton Lock Festival
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