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Inspirational support for scriptwriters in our region

Script Yorkshire is a volunteer-run organisation supporting writers in creating stories for stage, screen and radio.


Become a member and you’ll have access to free writing workshops with industry professionals, along with plenty of opportunities to share your scripts and see them come to life through our network of local actors.


So whether you’re just starting out in scriptwriting and you’re keen to learn the craft, or you’re an experienced writer with wisdom to impart, come and join us! We’d love you to be part of what we do.

Learn your craft and keep improving

Inspiring workshops with industry professionals in all genres of writing

See your work come alive

Regular script-in-hand performance events with feedback from the pros

Keep your finger on the pulse

All the latest news on commissions, competitions and events delivered to your inbox

Find collaborators and make friends

Online group chat to share news, seek advice and organise meet-ups

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POSTPONED until further notice

Producing your own work Q&A with Sarah Carratt

Online via Zoom from 7.30pm

Our Chair Jonathan Hall is back in the Zoom room with his Proactive Writer series. This month it's scriptwriter and performer Sarah Carratt in the hot seat. Tune in for all the insight on how she stages her own work.

The Zoom link will be shared in the SYchat group prior to the event

Saturday 18th November

Writing continuing drama with Kirsty Halton

11am to 3pm @ Guiseley Theatre

Join Emmerdale writer Kirsty Halton for an in-depth day learning everything you need to know about scriptwriting for soaps and series. Find out more about her workshop.

Booking window opens 4th November via the Events page in your Script Yorkshire account

Saturday 2nd December

AGM and pub quiz with Lisa Holdsworth

From 4pm in the bar @ Guiseley Theatre, The Green, Guiseley LS20 9BT

Join us in the cosy, characterful ambience of Guiseley Theatre's bar for our Annual General Meeting. We'll canter through our reporting and voting chores before passing the mic to our quizmaster for the evening - none other than TV writer and trivia-remembering legend Lisa Holdsworth. We guarantee you the most fun you've ever had at an AGM!

RSVPs are requested from members in the two weeks prior to the meeting

Saturday 27th January 2024

Page to Stage

7.30pm @ Seven Arts, 31a Harrogate Road, Leeds, LS7 3PD

Whistle for your Script Ideas Collie to come by - because we've booked Seven Arts for our next Page to Stage event and we'll be posting the full submissions brief in SYchat shortly.

Script submissions window opens September. More details soon!

"You find that plays, radio dramas, TV series and movies are written by people just like you. They fret, they struggle, occasionally triumph. They live in Yorkshire. They belong to Script Yorkshire."

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