Yeovil Community Arts Association

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Literary Prize Results 2018

Congratulations to the winners in the four categories! Full details and report here: Yeovil Literary Prize 2018 Results.

Young Children's Story Competition Results 2018

Congratulations to the winner Cody Southern, with our two runners up being Imogen Teare and Edith Clarke. There were also seven Highly Commended stories. All 10 winners received Waterstones book tokens, with their winning stories being displayed in the children’s section of Yeovil Waterstones.

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Future Events Past Events Lunchtime Book Group

Winter Impromptu!

Thu 22 November 2018 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Man Booker Evening

Thu 4 October 2018 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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YCAA Young Writers' Creative Writing Workshops

Wed 8 August and Wed 22 August 2018 09.30-12.30

Yeovil Library

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Baking and Making Competition

Fri 20 July 2018 2.00pm

Brimsmore Gardens, Tintinhull Road, Yeovil

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The Big Arts Quiz

Thu 19 July 2018 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Results: YCAA Children’s Short Story Writing Competition

Sponsored by the Western Gazette and Waterstones

The YCAA Children’s Short Story theme for 2018 was #only joking.

All the shortlisted entries were judged by the children’s author and storyteller Beth Webb, who also gave a talk with some valuable advice to our winners.

Results

An Evening with Len Copland

Thu 14 June 2018 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Yeovil From Old Photographs

Thu 17 May 2018 7:30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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An Evening with Damien Lewis

Thu 12 April 2018 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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The YCAA Children’s Short Story Writing Competition 2018

Sponsored by the Western Gazette and Waterstones

Think you can write for one of 10 prizes?

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YCAA Young Writers Creative Writing Workshops

Wed 28 March and Wed 4 April 2018 09.30-12.30

Yeovil Library

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An Evening with Lynda Kettle

Thu 15 March 2018 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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The Dance Factory and YCAA presents Dance! Dance! Dance!

Fri 9 March 2018 7.00pm

In The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Cookbook Author, Christine McFadden

Fri 9 March 2018 10.00am

Brimsmore Gardens, Tintinhull Road, Yeovil

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An Evening with Dr Francis Burroughes

Thu 15 February 2018 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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The Winter Impromptu!

Thu 23 November 2017 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Yeovil Literary Festival 2017

Thu 26 October to Sun 29 October

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YCAA 2017 Man Booker Evening

Thu 5 October 2017 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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YCAA Young Writers Creative Writing Workshops

Tue 1, Thu 8 and Thu 22 August 2017 09:30-12.30

Yeovil Library

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The Dorset Foodie, Christine McFadden

Thu 20 July 2017 10.00am

Brimsmore Gardens, Tintinhull Road, Yeovil

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The Big Arts Quiz

Thu 15 June 2017 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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An Evening with Nick Fisher

Thu 11 May 2017 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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An Evening with Mike Penn - Automotive Art

Thu 13 April 2017 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

Come along and enjoy a raffle for tickets to the Haynes Motor Museum as the prize.
"We would like to thank the Haynes International Motor Museum for donating a prize. For those of you that do not know of the Museum it offers a fantastic day out for families and motorcar enthusiast alike. There will be some leaflets available on the night at the Johnson Studio."

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YCAA Young Writers Creative Writing Workshops

Tue 4 and Thu 13 April 2017 09:30-12.30

Yeovil Library

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An Evening with Dr Francis Burroughes

Thu 16 March 2017 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Baking and Making Competition

Tue 14 March 2017 3.00pm

Brimsmore Gardens, Tintinhull Road, Yeovil

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An Evening with Kit Glaisyer

Thu 16 February 2017 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Young Children's Short Story Competition

Fri 10 February 2017

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A Winter Impromptu!

Thu 24 November 2016 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Yeovil Literary Festival 2016

Thu 20 October to Sun 23 October

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YCAA Literary Dinner With Jason Goodwin

Thu 20 October 2016 7.00pm

In the Manor Hotel, Yeovil

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The YCAA 2016 Man Booker Evening

Thu 6 October 2016 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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YCAA Young Writers Creative Writing Workshops

Tue 2, 9, 16, 22 August 2016 12.30pm

Yeovil Library

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Costumes and Textiles with Bethan Murray

Thu 16 June 2016 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Helen Laxton presents Dance! Dance! Dance!

Sun 12 June 2016 2.30pm and 7.00pm

The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Cake Off and Summer Tea Party

Tue 24 May 2016 3.00pm

Brimsmore Gardens, Tintinhull Road, Yeovil

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Growing for Gold with Steve Fox

Thu 12 May 2016 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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An Evening with Pam Zinnemann-Hope

Thu 14 April 2016 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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An Evening with Amanda Boyd

Thu 17 March 2016 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Impromptu!

Thu 26 November 2015 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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YCAA Literary Dinner With Lesley Pearse

Tue 28 October 2015 7.00pm

In the Manor Hotel, Yeovil

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YCAA 2015 Man Booker Evening

Thu 8 October 2014 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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The YCAA presents Musicals

Thu 10 September 2015 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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The YCAA presents Charles Frederick Worth

Thu 14 May 2015 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Poetry & Music

Thu 12 March 2015 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Jazz in The Johnson Studio

Thu 19 February 2015 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Impromptu!

Thu 27 November 2014 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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YCAA Man Booker Evening

Thu 9 October 2014 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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An Evening with Marianne North

Thu 11 September 2014 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Katherine Crouch

Thu 15 May 2014 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Len's Lens

Thu 13 March 2014 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio of The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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YCAA & Waterstones Man Booker Evening

Thu 3 October 2013 7.45pm

In the Johnson Studio at The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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YCAA Literary Dinner With Santa Montefiore

Thu 19 September 2013 7pm

In the Manor Hotel, Yeovil

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An Evening with Jason Goodwin

Thu 23 May 2013 7.45pm

In the Johnson Studio at The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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An Evening with Mary O'Shea

Thu 11 April 2013 7.45pm

In the Johnson Studio at The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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An Evening with Annie Freud

Thu 14 February 2013 7.45pm

In the Johnson Studio at The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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YCAA Christmas Musical Café with David Walton

Thu 29 November 2012 7.45pm

In the Johnson Studio at The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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YCAA & Waterstones Man Booker Debate 2012

Thu 4 October 2012 7.45pm

In the Johnson Studio at The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Michael Brown, author of Moonlighting

Thu 13 September 2012 7.45pm

In the Johnson Studio at The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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A YCAA Café with Some Bridport Poets

Thu 24 May 2012 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio at The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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A YCAA Café with Sister Act

Thu 19 April 2012 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio at The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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Radio 4 Producer Cherry Cookson

Thu 16 February 2012 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio at The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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A Festive Café

Thu 17 November 2011 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio at The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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YCAA and Waterstone's Man Booker Prize Debate

Thu 6 October 2011 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio at The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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A YCAA Café with Stephen Davis

Thu 15 September 2011 7.30pm

In the Johnson Studio at The Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

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