Original Writing

Overview

This section gives the opportunity for anybody interested in writing their own original works to submit them for adjudication. Entrants can be of any age. Many of the works from entrants in the junior section are displayed in Nuneaton Junior library.

Adult Classes Section Secretary

Mrs Pat Brennan
60 Wentworth Drive,
Nuneaton CV11 6LZ
Tel : (024) 76340157
E Mail : [email protected]

Junior Classes Section Secretary

Mrs V Squires
18 Conwy Close
Nuneaton
CV11 4FS
Tel: (024) 76340614
E Mail : [email protected]

Original Writing Syllabus Download

Download the section syllabus here: Original Writing.pub2018 (PDF format)

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Each section syllabus includes the rules, conditions of entry, classes and other information. To download the full syllabus containing ALL sections, please see the full syllabus page.

Dates for the diary

Last Date for Entry Forms, Fees and WorksSunday 4th March 2018
Presentation of Awards - Juniors
The Salvation Army Citadel, Victoria Street
5 p.m. – 7 p.m.Wednesday 25th April 2018
Presentation of Awards - Adults
The Chilvers Coton Heritage Centre, Avenue Road
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.Friday 18th May 2018

Trophies and awards

Eva Rushton CupBest Entry in Classes 600, 601, 602, 603, 604 and 605
Margaret Wood CupBest Entry in Classes 606 and 617
Christina Jayne CupClass 614
The Drachendale Cup
The Eva Rushton Trophy
Nuneaton Writers Circle Shield
Awarded at the adjudicator's discretion to schools
Albert F. Cross CupBest Entry in Classes 630 - 631
Robert Sloan CupBest Entry in Classes 632-633
George Eliot Fellowship TrophyBest Entry in Classes 638 -641
Stella Branston TrophyClass 642
Jeff Veasey TrophyClass 644
George Eliot CupClass 645
Endeavor CupAdjudicator's choice overall

*To Celebrate the Festival’s 70th Anniversary, there is a special class and trophy in Junior and in Adult writing. See syllabus for details. The Junior winner will also be awarded the Celebration Cup.