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Patrick Ness and Sally Green headline the Young Writers’ Festival!

We are very excited to announce that award-winning authors Patrick Ness and Sally Green will feature as guest speakers at the First Story Young Writers’ Festival, on Wednesday 16th and Thursday 17th September. The Young Writers’ Festival gives First Story students from across the country the chance to take part in a range of activities, […]

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The First Story Young Writers’ Festival 2013

We are thrilled to report on our third annual Young Writers’ Festival. Taking place on Thursday 19 September at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, 700 students from First Story schools across the country attended this magical day of writing workshops, talks and performances.

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The First Story Festival 2012

On Friday 28th September, 600 children from schools in London, Oxford and the East Midlands descended on Lady Margaret Hall in Oxford for a magical day of creative writing workshops, performances and talks, with an array of talented writers.

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The First Story Festival 2011

FIRST STORY FESTIVAL We are delighted to report on the inaugural First Story Festival. Broughton Castle in Oxfordshire was enlivened with writers, students and book-lovers for two magical days…

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