A group for young people who are interested in improving their writing skills and learning the art of theatre criticism.  Participants will receive free tickets for a range of theatre productions throughout the year, they will be expected to write their review for submission to our professional writers who offer constructive advise prior to publication on our dedicated blog site, which can be found here

To apply to join the Young Critic please e-mail [email protected]

This scheme has meant a huge amount to me, I have felt welcomed and inspired...it has significantly helped my confidence and my critical writing skills

- Young Critic


The Young Critics will be spending at weekend at Ty Newydd, the writers centre for Wales, in the company of acclaimed theatre critic Lyn Gardener who was given the Outstanding Contribution to British Theatre Award at the UK Theatre Awards on October 15th.

Part of the Venue Cymru Young Creatives scheme.

Funded by the Arts Council of Wales, Venue Cymru, Llandudno Town Council and the Conwy Arts Trust.

Young Creatives A range of arts activities for young people encouraging participation and delivering a range of skills. Find out more