Hive South Yorkshire

Hive South Yorkshire is the hub for young writer activity in the South Yorkshire region.

Whether you like to write as a hobby, want to express yourself better with words, or are super focused on a writing career – whatever your interest or ability – Hive is here to help you achieve your writing goals and connect with a wider young writers’ community.

Hive provides:

  • An online network that signposts all kinds of writing opportunities
  • Regular creative writing groups for 14 to 19s (& 16 to 25s) happening across South Yorkshire in Sheffield, Doncaster, Barnsley & Rotherham
  • A programme of writers’ days with professional and emerging writers
  • Talks and open mic live literature events
  • Writing residentials and retreats
  • Workshops and projects working with all kinds of partners
  • Competition and publishing opportunities
  • A young writers’ festival
  • Volunteering opportunities relating to writing and creative careers
  • A writing-focused Arts Award
  • Hatch programme opportunities – developing young writers 18-30