Wilde About Worthing
A Celebration of Worthing Writers
28th and 29th June 2013, at Splash Point seating area on Worthing Seafront
Gathering together local actors, musicians and dancers, we brought you an evening celebrating the writers who have come to Worthing and been inspired. Included celebrated authors such as Jane Austen, Harold Pinter, Oscar Wilde, and of course, the Romantic Poets who visited Worthing.
Intermingled with these wonderful works - ballet, music and poetry pieces. The evening was a grand celebration of storytelling and it's relationship to Worthing. We held a competition for local writers to write a scene, monologue, poem or short story about living in Worthing now. The work of the present day writers was sprinkled in amongst these classic works. Thereby whilst also celebrating the past we also celebrating and inspiring writers and audiences for the future.