A series of online panel discussions. We hope that these events will be an invaluable tool for professional and personal development.

Check back soon for future Connect events!

"Such a lovely evening spent within an amazing community of women playwrights"

"Thank you Burn Bright for hosting an online event last night for womxn writers. It was so wonderful to be in a safe, supportive space and meet some brilliant people"

Past Events

‘It’s Lonely Out There…’ hosted by Dawn King and Matilda Ibini

Tuesday 21st July, 8pm

Being a writer can be a lonely job - join us for an evening of peer-to-peer networking to meet other writers to hear about and discuss routes into the industry and hot topics.

‘Squad Goals’ hosted by Tori Allen-Martin
Tuesday 4th August, 8pm

Get to know some of the wider team involved in making a production and understanding how their work relates to you and your script. This first event features Annelie Powell (Casting Director), James Dacre (Artistic Director of Royal & Derngate Theatres) and Kane Husbands (Movement Director). 

‘Know Your Rights with The Writers Guild’ hosted by Lesley Gannon
Tuesday 18th August, 8pm

The Assistant General Secretary of WGGB looks at how to avoid the common pitfalls when getting your work produced and explains how the Writers' Guild are there to support you at every stage of your career. 

‘It’s Lonely Out There…2’ hosted by Tori Allen-Martin

Tuesday 22nd July, 8pm

Being a writer can be a lonely job - join us for an evening of peer-to-peer networking to meet other writers to hear about and discuss routes into the industry and hot topics.

‘Squad Goals 2’ hosted by Tori Allen-Martin

Tuesday 6th October, 8pm

Get to know some of the wider team involved in making a production and understanding how their work relates to you and your script. This event features Set & Costume Designer Helen Coyston, Lighting Designer Simisola Majekodunmi & Sound Designer Xana.

‘From Concept to Commission’ hosted by Hannah Moulder & Kirstie Swain
Tuesday 20th October, 8pm

Join Hannah Moulder (TV Development Producer in scripted comedy) and Kirstie Swain (Screenwriter and Executive Producer - Channel 4’s PURE, RUN (HBO) and CLIQUE (BBC3)) as they discuss the writing and pitching process for TV, demystifying the commissioning process and sharing their top tips!

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