Saturday 17th February 2.30pm / Studio Hub


New Writing North Presents Story Writing Workshop

Dragons, fairy queens and vampires of Alnwick: 

How to research local history and folklore to inspire your fiction writing with Hazel Atkinson .

  • Learn how to research local history
  • Start your creative writing project today.
  • Discover writing techniques to unlock your creativity.

Hazel is a freelance writer and creative practitioner based in Newcastle. Her fiction has won and been placed in several competitions, and in 2020 she was shortlisted for the Bridge Awards Emerging Writer Award, she is represented by Jenny Savill of Andrew Nurnberg Associates literary agency. She has recently completed her debut book of short stories, and is now working on a novel.

Hazel has an academic background in history and classics and is interested in writing fiction which explores this, along with a good helping of mythology and folk horror. She is passionate about increasing historical engagement through the creative arts.

Performance Dates and Times

Saturday 17th February 2.30pm


Standard: £9.00


Running Time: TBC

Your Visit

We look forward to your visit!

Parking is located to the rear of the Playhouse in the public car parks. Parking discs are required to be displayed until 6pm and are available from the Visitor Information Centre located within the Playhouse building. Please check individual car park signs for any time restrictions.

Grab a bite to eat at the Playhouse Kitchen or why not relax and enjoy a drink in our Playhouse Bar? The bar serves an extensive range of drinks including draught and local bottled beers, wines, and gins.