We need your help to vote for us for the Aviva Community Fund for five of our projects! Sign up, cast your votes and help us reach the final. When you register, you will recieve ten votes, you're more than welcome to spread your votes across the five projects.
Vote for Write to Work
Write to Work is a dynamic initiative that supports participants to develop and strengthen their writing skills for the workplace and beyond. With the rise of social media, advancement of technologies and the increasing demand on workers to diversify their skillset, good writing skills have become essential.
Vote for Scrawl - WoWFest18
In 2018 WoW would like to develop and dedicate a strand of our festival to children and young people. Using arts based evidence and learning from the Super Heroes project, and our heritage projects, we will curate an inspiring and captivating calendar of events for schools across Merseyside called Scrawl – WoWFest18. Over the course of two-weeks WoW will deliver a series of workshops, competitions and author readings to widen children and young peoples’ view of writing and the arts, accumulating in a showcase held in Toxteth Library. Competitions would include flash fiction writing, poetry and spoken word and ‘best blog’ with workshops held by a varied range of writers from fiction and novels to script writing to blogging and writing for gaming.
Vote for Light Up Windsor Street
On Friday May 18th 2018, as part of Liverpool’s Light Night Festival and working in partnership with the other creative, cultural and community organisations in and around Windsor Street in Liverpool 8, Writing on the Wall plan to ‘Light Up Windsor Street’ with a day and evening of exciting, fun, creative and interactive activities for local residents and guests and visitors from across Liverpool and beyond – a celebration of the creativity to engage local residents and make them proud of what their area has to offer.
Vote for George Garrett - a stoker with Punch
Due to the huge interest in his work we want to deliver an education programme for adults and children about this hugely significant figure and his role in the development of Liverpool's literary and social culture. The volunteer group will, with support from the editors of the of Garrett's autobiography, will research, prepare and deliver a ten-week evening education class, based at Liverpool's Central Library, which will make knowledge of his work accessible to the public.
Vote for Writing for Life
Writing for Life is a creative writing project that aims to help new writers write about and reflect on their own life journey and to embrace their own experiences. The writing group will provide a safe, supportive and therapeutic forum for people who want to write difficult and unique stories and who will benefit from professional creative writing support.