Welcome to Scripto

Are you looking for a creative outlet – a means of escapism from everyday life? If so, Scripto can help! Our offering, which encompasses the creative and holistic industries, really does have something for everyone. Whether you are looking for a creative writing class, a mindfulness and meditation session, or fancy trying your hand at jewellery making, we are confident that we have a solution for you.

And it doesn’t end there! We believe that creativity begins in the womb and should be nurtured at every stage of our lives. Kids will love our Scatterbrains parties and workshops. Scripto Teens provides a safe space for teens to learn mindfulness techniques and make sense of the broader issues affecting their lives. We also love helping budding authors transform their ideas into published books.

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The Community Hub, Wallsend Market Village, The Forum Shopping Centre, NE28 8JN

19th March 2019 @ 11am - 3pm

DreamShine is a new Community Interest Company with people from the North-East of England at its heart. We’re here to show you that just because you might not be living your ‘best life’ today, that has no reflection on your possibilities for tomorrow.

Come along and meet the team! We will be in the new Community Hub @ The Market Village as part of its launch week. We already have a couple of community groups (A fabulous ladies group, and Bring Along Baby Sanctuary). We also have plans for a community choir and will be rolling out a range of projects aimed at improving the quality of people’s lives in our area.

We are also looking for volunteers and people that would like to partner with us.

So, whether you would like to just pop in and take part in some activities or would like to see whether you could help us take DreamShine forward you will be very welcome.

Community Hub Launch

Pop into the new Community Hub @ The Wallsend Market Village. We will be running a week-long launch where members of our team will be on hand to chat and find out what you would like from us. The aim is of the hub is to provide a space in the heart of Wallsend for community groups and projects.

Activities/arts and crafts/competitions will be running throughout the week. So, whether you run a group/would like to run a one-off session, or would just like to find out what it is all about, please drop-in!

The Exchange, Howard Street, North Shields, NE30 1SE

5th May 2019 @ 11am - 3pm​

Join us in taking a positive step towards 2019, with our New Year New Beginnings event! This event is an expression of hope and community we wish to extend to all. Take part in drop-in workshops that aim to promote Creativity and Wellbeing plus Mini Mindfulness and Craft workshops for the kids. There will be many spiritual practitioners including Mediums, Tarot Card Readers and Healers to help you gain some insight into what the year holds for you or to provide a treatment, bringing some balance and calm to your being.

We are also looking for stall holders. Stalls cost £20 each. Simply click More Info to find out more.

Derwent Valley Literary Festival

We are super excited to be in association with the Derwent Valley Literary Festival. This event which will run from Friday 21st through to Sunday 30th June 2019. The festival will be a celebration not just of books, but words in all of their glorious forms and will feature an eclectic mix of local authors, poets and playwrights who will all do their very best to dazzle you.

While most of the action will take place in The Derwent Valley, we are delighted also to be able to offer events in Newcastle and Durham City Centres, and as we continue to build on our success in future years, we will look to expand our reach even further across North-East England.

Introducing Hen Over Heels…a brand new Hen Party offering for the slightly more discerning Hen! The concept was born from a need to be different. We don’t all want to party until the early hours… but with our flexible packages you can if you want to!

We offer an alternative approach to party planning, our aim is to give you full control over your experience with a range of pick-and-mix offerings that will appeal to everyone from your best friend right the way through to your future mother-in-law!

We also have Belles…our Party Plan experience with a twist.  Forget the “salesy” parties of the past, Belles exists purely for your entertainment and pleasure. You can experience our parties from the comfort of your own home or a venue of your choosing

Last but not least, Celebrate. Are you looking for a birthday experience with a difference? A retirement party like no other that you have ever experienced? A key promotion that cannot go unmarked? Life can be tough at times and celebrating the good times is not just fun, it is beneficial to our overall wellbeing.

Scripto Seasonal Party

We have been overwhelmed by the interest in our free 2018 Christmas party which is now FULLY booked. We are committed to providing life-enhancing experiences to our customers throughout the year and want to give something back to the community by hosting seasonal fun-filled events for all of the family to enjoy.

Please register your interest in our upcoming FREE Easter Party, and we will email you as soon as tickets become available.

Scripto VIP

Simple! Pay just £25 per month and receive the following incredible benefits:

– Cancel at any time during your first month without charge.
– Choose up to £40 worth of workshops each month from our ever expanding range.
– Receive 20% discount on any additional workshops that you choose each month
– You will be automatically invited to our FREE Christmas party on Saturday 8th December 2018. You are welcome to bring your kids, grandkids, or friend’s kids.
– Additional member-only benefits and offers.

Family VIP

Do you need some ‘you’ time while also keeping the kids entertained each month? Scripto VIP has just got even better as you can now choose from either a single or family membership! For an extra £5 per month, you’ll get all the benefits of Scripto VIP, plus unlimited access to our Mini Mindfulness sessions for up to 2 children.

Mini Mindfulness Sessions

Mini Mindfulness is a children’s relaxation programme. These sessions will be a series of relaxation exercises and movement to help relax and calm and will include some self-calming techniques such as meditation. As part of these sessions, we will include crafts, art, yoga, relaxation and positive statements.

These sessions are there to be fun and interactive and to support physical activity and emotional health and wellbeing.

We have 4 dates available to book for these sessions at just £5 for one hour.

Author Services

Looking for constructive feedback on your latest work or are you struggling to write a blurb for your new book? Scripto Self-Publishing can help. We offer free appraisals for aspiring writers and offer a blurb and synopsis writing service at competitive prices. We also offer editing and self-publishing packages to kickstart your writing career and get you published. Do you need an attention grabbing affordable book cover? Our graphic designer can work with you to find the perfect solution.

"It's none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way."

- ERNEST HEMINGWAY