Schools are shut. Reigate and Banstead Writes is open for entries.

The annual competition asks for tales from our towns by our youngsters. Reigate and Banstead Writes is open for entries. We have received several entries already since opening our doors on 1st February. The original deadline day has now been extended until 10th April to allow more children aged 9-14 to scribe their 1,000 word…

Sussex Author Vashti Hardy hosts Reigate and Banstead Writes Awards.

Celebrated author of Brightstorm and Wild Spark will be MC at the awards afternoon on 19th June at the Harlequin Theatre, Redhill. Vashti Hardy is a writer of children’s books living near Brighton in Sussex with her husband and three teens Brightstorm “A fast-paced fantasy adventure that will set your imagination soaring!” was shortlisted for…

EXCLUDED REVIEW BY SARA WRIGHT

Sara Wright reviews Excluded. It’s 2019, inner city London. Hamlet is grieving, Othello accused and Isabel forced against her will. Just some of the goings on at Cannon High as Shakespeare’s most iconic characters prepare to sit their GCSEs.