Shell Shock 2014


Words over bullets, bombast instead of bombs, debating the death of the brave and their legacy – how we went from a Land fit for Heroes to living on Benefits Street. Writing on the Wall presents Shell Shock, a festival to celebrate and commemorate, exploring the centenary of the First World War; those who served, and those, like George Garrett, who wrote.

Writing on the Wall bring some of our best writers, artists and commentators – Irvine Welsh, Owen Jones, Liz Carr, Seumas Milne, Helen Walsh, Phill Jupitus, Luke Harding, Marai Larasi, Levi Tafari and Niall Griffiths – to explore old soldiers and campaigners, modern day conflicts, war abroad and, thirty years on from The Miners Strike, The Enemy Within.

Join Writing on the Wall for a month of Flash Fiction, Writing Competitions, Poetry, New Work from local writers, and Readings and Rants on International Issues and Local Art and Culture.

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