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THIS PERFORMANCE TOOK PLACE IN 2008 In September 2008, Lakeside Arts Centre will host Momentum , this time in the form of a mini momentum festival. For two days the theatre will become a hotbed of playwriting activity, featuring work by the region's most exciting playwrights. Saturday 13 September 10.00am: Playwrighting Masterclass lead by Noel Greig 2.00pm: Performance poetry workshop lead by Blackdrop and Irish poets 2.00pm: Radio drama workshop lead by Fiona Kelcher 3.30pm: YARD present a performative work in progress 5.00pm: Two readings - ASBO Nation by Helen Coope / Invisible Thread by Bethany Cooper 7.30pm: Two readings - The Cursed Blessing by Rajvee and Sheetal Vyas / Me, You and Her by Stuart William Hosker Sunday 14 September 10.00am: Screenwriting workshop lead by Graham Lester George 2.00pm: Round two - three minutes to talk up your idea for a play 2.45pm: Two readings - The Final Three by Alex du Singe / Entering Realspace by Melissa Brakel 3.30pm: Two readings - Dance like the Butterfly by Monika Johnson / Split Ends by Katy Danbury 5.30pm: Prize round - three writers have ten minutes to convince our panel to part with £1000! For more information on Theatre Writing Partnership, on the Mini Momentum Festival of New Writing or on the Momentum Young Writers' Programme, go to or phone 0115 947 4361.